Gardner-Webb University

Women's D1 Coach: Bailey Wigness
5 / 10
2,036 Undergrads / 3,598 Students
6 / 10
$21,217 Net Price
4 / 10
67% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Big South Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
49% / 59%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Southern Baptist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Hickory/Lenoir North Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Asheville North Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Fayetteville North Carolina Area
  • Columbia South Carolina Area
  • Wilmington North Carolina Area
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Johnson City Tennessee Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
Where Grads Work
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Lowe's Companies Inc.
  • Wells Fargo
  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Bank of America
  • Wake County Public School System
  • BB&T
  • Novant Health
  • Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Duke Energy Corporation
  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Mission Health
  • CaroMont Health
  • Rutherford County Schools
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Community and Social Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Administrative
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Media and Communication
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
430 - 550
480 - 580
980 - 1200
17 - 24
17 - 24
19 - 24

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 430 - 540 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 4,834 1,947 2,887
% Admitted 67% 68% 66%
% Admits That Enroll 12% 14% 11%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.74
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (25%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (21%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (16%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (13%)
    Psychology (12%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (9%)
    Community Psychology (8%)
    Accounting (7%)
    Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (5%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (5%)
    Exercise Physiology (5%)
    Education (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
    Psychology, General (4%)
    Health/Health Care Administration/Management (3%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$32,240
    Books & Supplies$1,850
    Cost of Living$10,360
    Personal Expenses$2,400
    Sticker Price$46,850

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$23,709
    Federal Grants42%$4,633
    Pell Grants42%$4,565
    Other Federal2%$1,650
    State & Local Grants42%$4,989
    Institutional Grants100%$19,748
    Student Loans66%$7,228
    Federal Loans65%$5,454
    Other Loans10%$11,884

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $65.9 Million $18,323

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,750.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,546 $263

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with softball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,799 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $38,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.61 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 49% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 6 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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