Gardner-Webb University - Bachelor's Degree

Gardner-Webb University (GWU) is a private university that is located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. The university offers bachelor's and master's programs in schools and colleges that include the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Sciences, School of Education, and the Hunt School of Nursing.

  • Average Tuition USD 30,310
  • Acceptance Rate 53%
  • Students 3,817
  • International Students 0.14%
  • Intakes August, early-January
  • Transfer yes
  • Campus Setting Rural

School Description

Gardener-Webb University was founded as Boiling Springs High School in 1905. Because of the educational needs in the area, the school became the Boiling Springs Junior College. With continued growth over the years, that included the offering of Master of Arts degree in Education in 1980, the institution became Gardner-Webb University in 1993.

Gardener-Webb University has almost 4000 students that represent 40 US states and 15 different countries. GWU offers students over 40 student organizations that they can be involved in. Some of these include Art Club, Athletic Training Student Club, and the International Club. In addition, GWU also offers students activities at the Broyhill Adventure Course.

Bachelor Programs

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Accountancy

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    American Sign Languages

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Art

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Athletic Training

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Biblical Studies

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological knowledge of Religion. The program offers courses that focus on phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Biology

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Chemistry

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Communication

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Computer Information Systems

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Criminal Justice

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Economics/Finance

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    English with Teacher Licensure

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    French with Teacher Licensure

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Healthcare Management

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Administration. The program offers courses that focus on studying the administration of public health systems, management, health care systems, and hospital networks.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    History

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    International Business

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Journalism

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Marketing

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Mathematics

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Music

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Nursing

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Physical Education

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Political Science

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Psychology

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Social Sciences

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Sociology

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Spanish

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Sports Management

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

  • 110 S Main St, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, USA

    Worship Leadership

    USD 30,310 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 100
  • Minimum SAT 1050
  • Minimum ACT 18

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          • Testimony
            2011-2014, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

            Productive process for education seeking individuals.

            Great professional environment, helpful instructors. Developed a productive process for individuals seeking additional education. This environment provided significant challenges and positive outcomes.

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            2009-2013, MBA

            Awesome Master of Business Program - Online

            My overall MBA program was a great experience. As a working full-time professional, I found the online classes convenient and challenging. The interaction with the professors and staff was awesome. There was always someone available to assist you. You were always in constant contact with the school with important updates via email and text alerts. I would recommend anyone considering a graduate degree to seriously consider GWU. The campus is beautiful along with the surrounding college town atmosphere.