|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Southern Baptist|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,368 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Gardner-Webb University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,310 applications and 2,236 students were granted admission. Gardner-Webb University is at the #50 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 65% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 71% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||860 to 1110|
|ACT||18 to 24|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Gardner-Webb University's tuition was $29,420 for all students regardless of residency (9.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Gardner-Webb University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 42% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,575 (which is 4% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Gardner-Webb University in 2016-2017, was 300, which is 65% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,746 (which is 2.5% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Gardner-Webb University has enrolled a total of 3,915 students (2,131 students full-time and 1,784 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,915 students, 307 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and 2,362 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,553 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,100 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 20%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Two or more races: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Gardner-Webb University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||16%||115||113|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||13%||97||97|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||10%||74|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||1%||9|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||0%||1||0|
|English Language And Literature/letters||0%||1||1|
|Visual And Performing Arts||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Gardner-Webb University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Gardner-Webb University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,100. Last year, out of the total 1,167 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,074 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,305 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,135 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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