Gardner-Webb University: Narrative Description
GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY E-1
PO Box 997
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.gardner-webb.edu/
Independent Baptist, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees. Founded 1905. Setting: 250-acre small town campus with easy access to Charlotte. Endowment: $29.1 million. Total enrollment: 3,724. Faculty: 126. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 2,628 applied, 57% were admitted. 39% from top 10% of their high school class, 56% from top quarter, 90% from top half. 5 class presidents, 5 valedictorians, 75 student government officers. Full-time: 2,160 students, 64% women, 36% men. Part-time: 415 students, 72% women, 28% men. Students come from 36 states and territories, 31 other countries, 23% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 16% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 39% 25 or older, 71% live on campus, 20% transferred in. Retention: 73% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Wake Forest University. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.4 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $20,490 includes full-time tuition ($14,960), mandatory fees ($190), and college room and board ($5340). College room only: $2730. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $285 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 43 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Volunteer Corps, The Verge, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government Association, Student Alumni Council. Major annual events: Homecoming, Parents' Weekend, Welcome Back events. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols, controlled dormitory access. 1,139 college housing spaces available; 1,101 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Dover Memorial Library with 230,000 books, 645,000 microform titles, 12,500 serials, 10,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $736,200. 150 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Boiling Springs is located within the noted thermal belt; bus transportation is within five miles; three major railroad lines are within 10 miles; nearest airport is Charlotte, N.C., 50 miles. The community has access to the indoor swimming pool at the college, observatory, theatre, football stadium, gymnasium and the many cultural arts and entertainment programs at the college. Shopping facilities are good, other community facilities include United Methodist and Baptist churches, and in nearby Shelby, churches of most major denominations, plus numerous civic and service organizations. Part-time employment opportunities are good.
"Gardner-Webb University: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 22, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/gardner-webb-university-narrative-description-0
"Gardner-Webb University: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Retrieved September 22, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/gardner-webb-university-narrative-description-0
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.