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GWU Tuition & Cost

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
$46,820
Costs for Gardner Webb University
Fee Cost
Tuition$31,220
Books and Supplies$1,850
Other Fees$960
Room and Board $10,390
Other Expenses Budget$2,400

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Gardner Webb University on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $46,820 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $31,220 for tuition, $10,390 room and board, $1,850 for books and supplies and $960 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Gardner Webb University is $31,220, the same as North Carolina residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Gardner Webb University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$20,363
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
$110,000+$26,174

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 $720 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $75,460
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $719.97
Total Interest Paid $10,936.60
Sum of All Loan Payments $86,396.60

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$187,280
Year All Residents
1 $46,820
2 $47,938
3 $49,083
4 $50,255

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 $187,280 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.4% 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

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