Is GWU a christian school?

Yes! Gardner-Webb strives to provide an environment in which all members of our community love God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength (Mark 12:30).

How many students do you have?

Gardner-Webb University has 3,600 total students. with approximately 1,400 traditional first-time freshmen. Our student-to-faculty ration is 13:1.


Where is Gwu located?

We are located in Boiling Springs, N.C., between Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville, S.C.

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How much does it cost?

GWU is dedicated to making higher education affordable for all students. For the most accurate and updated tuition and fees, please visit the Tuition and Fees webpage.

what conference are your athletics in?

GWU is a member of the NCAA Division I Big South Conference. We offer 22 intercollegiate athletics team including football, basketball, soccer, swimming, and more. For more information about athletics, visit

How can I apply?

Applying for admission to Gardner-Webb is easy! Simply apply now, choose your desired program (Undergraduate, Graduate, or GOAL-DCP) and complete the online application.