#6 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

Gardner Webb University

Boiling Springs, North Carolina

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Student Population
National Rank
Gardner Webb University overview
Location Boiling Springs, North Carolina
Online gardner-webb.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Gardner Webb University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, Gardner Webb University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Southern Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,204 prospective students applied, and 2,024 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 409 enrolled in the school.  1,854 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,744 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $31,610 plus fees of $390. GWU is ranked 423 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 970/1180
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.72
Applications Accepted
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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Gardner Webb University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$390
Room and Board $10,360
Budget for Other Expenses$2,260
Total One Year Cost$46,420

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
55% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Gardner Webb University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Social Sciences 23%
Health Professions 18%
Education 5%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198561 IPEDS survey data for Gardner Webb University.