Gardner Webb University

Gardner Webb University

Gardner-Webb University, also known as GWU, is a four-year, private university located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, United States. It was founded as Boiling Springs High School by the Kings Mountain and Sandy Run Baptist Associations in 1905. The main campus is spread across an area of 200 acres. GWU houses more than 10 academic departments offering over 40 major fields of study.

  • Department of Communications Studies
  • Department of English
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Music & Fine Arts
  • Department of Natural Sciences
  • Department of Physical Education, Wellness and Sport Studies
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • Department of World Languages
  • Godbold School of Business
  • School of Divinity
  • School of Education
  • School of Nursing

GWU is home to numerous clubs, organizations, and honors societies. Some of the clubs are the Campus Ministries United, Alphi Chi, Deaf Club, and Black Student Union. Their official mascot is the Runnin' Bulldogs.

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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
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
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
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Community Psychology
Dramatic/Theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Theory And Composition
Music Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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