GWU Admissions

Application fee is $40 for applying graduate school. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Graduate Application Fees$40
Admission Informationwww.gardner-webb.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.gardner-webb.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply/index
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 66.71% and yield is 12.47%. 1,947 men and 2,887 women applied to GWU and 1,316 men and 1,909 women students were accepted. Among them, 184 men and 218 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,8341,9472,887
Admitted3,2251,3161,909
Enrolled402184218
Acceptance Ratio 66.71%67.59%66.12%
Yield 12.47%13.98%11.42%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 269 students (67% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 233 students (58%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 600 and 25th percentile is 490. The SAT Math score is 580 (75th) and 480 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 72 (75th percentile) and 72 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490600
SAT Math480580
ACT Composite1924
ACT Math1724
ACT English1724
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Gardner-Webb University are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,148, ACT: 68 - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).

Application Requirements

GWU requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations. Next table summarizes Gardner-Webb University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see GWU online application page .
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GWU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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