Gardner at Webb University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Boiling Springs, NC

$32,180

Avg tuition

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About Gardner at Webb University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Southern Baptist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Gardner at Webb University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,536, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 78%. The university offers 55 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 56%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $32,180.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

78% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

68% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

56% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 945-1160

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students enrolled

74%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

57%

Black

24%

Unknown

10%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

67%

Socio-economic diversity

48% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

33

Total Online Enrollment

2,622

Student Location Breakout

74% 26%

Percent of Programs Online

63% On-campus

37% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 9% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 77% online

Master's Check Bold 62% online

Doctorate Check Bold 50% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

48%

State Grant Aid

41%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

48%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,107
State Grant Aid $5,546
Institution Grant Aid $20,220
Pell Grant Aid $4,314

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.