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GWU Tuition & Cost

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Gardner Webb University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,850
Other Fees$980
Room and Board $10,540
Other Expenses Budget$2,400

Annual Prices

The annual tuition to attend Gardner Webb University is $31,220. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $10,540. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,850 for books and supplies plus $980 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $2,400 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Gardner Webb University on a full-time basis is $46,990 per annum.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Gardner Webb University, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Gardner Webb University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$18,796
$30,001 to $48,000$19,220
$48,001 to $75,000$18,333
$75,001 to $110,000$22,775

The average reported annual net price for Gardner Webb University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $20,363 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Gardner Webb University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $24,949 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 64% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,191 and 12% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $13,111.

Finanical Aid Gardner Webb University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $24,949 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $20,220 100%
Pell Grants $4,682 48%
Other Federal Grants $3,121 6%
State and Local Grants $5,546 41%
Federal Student Loans $5,191 64%
Other Student Loans $13,111 12%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Gardner Webb University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $75,460. The loan balance of $75,460 is a four year multiple of the $18,865 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $800 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $75,460
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $800.00
Total Interest Paid $20,540.19
Sum of All Loan Payments $96,000.19

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $46,990
2 $47,565
3 $48,147
4 $48,736

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Gardner Webb University to be $187,960 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Gardner Webb University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $496 $1,488 $1,984

Estimated cost for a class at Gardner Webb University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Gardner Webb University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Gardner Webb University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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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.