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Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid

Igniting passion. Enlivening spirits.

The Rest of Your Life Begins Here

College is a defining moment for many young adults. The relationships you build, knowledge you acquire, and lessons you forge in this time will shape your life, mold your  character and launch you on a trajectory toward meaning and fulfillment that can last the rest of your life. At Gardner-Webb University, we consider it our privilege to be the place these powerful experiences occur every single day. 

Why Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb is known for strengths like the quality of our core academic curriculum, our global emphasis on student missions, and our institutional commitment to large-scale service in our communities. 

Early Admission Advantage

College-bound students, who are ready to join the Runnin’ Bulldog family at Gardner-Webb University, now have the Early Admission Advantage option for Fall 2023. Students who choose this option and meet all the qualifications and deadlines will be accepted for the fall and be notified of an estimated financial aid package by Jan. 16, 2023.

Students admitted as part of the new early action program will receive additional scholarship opportunities, priority housing, and free parking for the 2023-24 academic year.

How to Apply

With more than 80 undergraduate and graduate fields of study available today on our campus, and more than 50 clubs and student organizations, we can offer any student a robust and meaningful collegiate experience. Just ask any of our students representing 44 states and 45 countries. Gardner-Webb is a place for rich and diverse relationships in a close-knit community. Gardner-Webb is a place to discover your passions and ignite your future. 


Ready to call Gardner-Webb home?

Accepted Students

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Undergraduate Programs

Find Your Program. Ignite Your Passion.

With 70+ major and minor programs of study, you can focus on what’s most meaningful in your life, learn to apply it to your future, and advance your career opportunities. And, with small, individualized classes taught by some of the finest professors in a faith-based context, GWU represents the ideal collegiate environment for students to thrive.

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