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Located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, Gardner Webb University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. The school has a religious affiliation with the Southern Baptist faith.

In the most recent statistical year 3,866 prospective students applied, and 2,037 were granted admission. Of those admitted 460 enrolled in the school. 2,321 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,008 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $27,890 plus fees of $390.

GWU is ranked 501 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Gardner Webb University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Gardner Webb University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

39% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

52% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

55% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198561 IPEDS survey data for Gardner Webb University.

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