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Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, NC
#34

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Gardner-Webb University (GWU), a private institution founded in 1905, resides on 240 rural acres in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. The school is rooted in Baptist tradition, with a strong commitment to its Christian heritage and a mission of producing well-rounded students. The GWU Runnin' Bulldogs compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference.

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Quick Facts


PO Box 997
Boiling Springs, NC 28017

2014-2015 Tuition

$27,080 Tuition and Fees

Students

2559 undergraduate students
35% male / 65% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
48.2% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1905

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Sign Language Interpretation and Translation, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Exercise Physiology, Mathematics, General, International/Global Studies, Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Religion/Religious Studies, Divinity/Ministry, Pastoral Studies/Counseling, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Community Psychology, Family Psychology, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Social Sciences, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Music Management, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Physician Assistant, Athletic Training/Trainer, Mental Health Counseling/Counselor, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Nursing Administration, Family Practice Nurse/Nursing, Business Administration and Management, General, Organizational Leadership, Accounting, Auditing, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, Investments and Securities, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing, Other, Taxation, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Other, Communication and Media Studies, Journalism

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, German Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, American Sign Language (ASL), English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology, Religious Education, Youth Ministry, Chemistry, General, Physical Sciences, Other, Psychology, General, Criminology, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Health Professions and Related Programs, Business Administration and Management, General, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Journalism, Photojournalism, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,559
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,087
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 471
Percent of male undergraduates: 35%
Percent of female undergraduates: 65%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 17 15 18
Motor vehicle theft 1 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 15 11 12
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 0 7 1
Liquor law violations 3 1 3
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 4 1
Liquor law violations 2 1 3
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 1 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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