Why Gardner-Webb

It's our purpose to advance the Kingdom of God through Christian higher education. It's our comprehensive academic program, which features one of the nation's highest rated core curriculums for quality and breadth, and over 50 major and minor programs of specialized study. It's our graduates, a Runnin' Bulldog nation known for integrity, professional tenacity and innovative leadership. It's our brand of "Christian college" conviction, characterized not by coercion but by an enduring commitment to faith, intellectual freedom and social responsibility.

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Challenging Academics

Challenging Academics


Encouraging visible enthusiasm for knowledge, intellectual challenge, continuous learning, and scholarly endeavors; inviting pursuit of educational opportunities within and beyond the classroom for the joy of discovery; and inspiring accomplishment within one's field of study.

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Gardner-Webb at a glance

Gardner-Webb at a Glance


With more than 75 undergraduate and graduate fields of study, more than 50 clubs and organizations, and with students from 37 states and 21 foreign countries, the Gardner-Webb experience is rich and diverse, like the people who make up our close-knit community.

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Gardner-Webb's Christian community

Christian Community


Acknowledging One God - Creator and Sustainer of life, and Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; committing to self-giving service displayed in Christ-like moral action that respects the dignity and value of every person.

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