About Gardner-Webb University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Gardner-Webb University cost?

Gardner-Webb University Cost of Attendance
In-state $27,890
Out-of-state $27,890
On-Campus Room and Board $9,780
Off-Campus Room and Board $5,400
Average Annual Cost $23,624
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Gardner-Webb University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $21,562
Federal Grants 42% $4,955
Pell grants 42% $4,329
Other federal grants 10% $1,552
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 49% $4,543
Institutional grants or scholarships 100% $13,096
Student loan aid 66% $6,989
Federal student loans 65% $6,900
Other student loans 7% $11,378

Gardner-Webb University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 236 Up to $75
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 178 Up to $750
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 127 Up to $600

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Gardner-Webb University Admissions

What is Gardner-Webb University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 52%
Average GPA 3.72
SAT Submissions 71% of applicants
SAT Reading 430-550
SAT Math 430-560
SAT Writing 410-530
ACT Submissions 65% of applicants
Composite Score 18-24

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Gardner-Webb University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2530
Living on campus
Transfer Students 43%
Under Age 25 25%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Gardner-Webb University Graduation Success


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About Gardner-Webb University

By embracing faith and intellectual freedom, balancing conviction with compassion, and inspiring a love of learning, service, and leadership, Gardner-Webb prepares its graduates to make significant contributions for God and humanity in an ever-changing global community.


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Boiling Springs, NC

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify