Gardner-Webb University - Academic Services and Academic Excellence programs. Learn how GWU makes it possible for everyone to succeed.

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Gardner-Webb University offers a comprehensive academic program with more than 60 majors and minors in 16 areas of study. Nationally recognized for its excellent academic core curriculum, Gardner-Webb students benefit from individualized classes with a 13-to-1 student-faculty ratio.

Programs of Study

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Choose from 16 distinct programs of study, each with unique major degree offerings, specializations, student clubs and organizations, and access to resourcesall designed to aid student academic focus and success.  


Colleges and Schools

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Gardner-Webb offers degrees in six colleges and schools, categorized as arts and sciences, health sciences, business, divinity, education and psychology and counseling. 


Academic Enrichment Programs

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Academic excellence is a priority of Gardner-Webbs mission, and the University works diligently to ensure that mission becomes a reality. Through our Academic Enrichment programs, student success is fostered by offering a challenging broad and deep collegiate experience.