Gardner-Webb University Joins WINS

| December 18, 2014

Gardner-Webb University has formally affiliated with Webster University by joining the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) consortium. Webster has around 35 WINS affiliates, and the list continues to grow.

By joining the WINS consortium, Gardner-Webb University expands the study abroad opportunities it provides its students. Gardner-Webb students may study at any of Webster University’s international campuses.

About Gardner-Webb

Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, Baptist-related university that provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate education that is strongly grounded in the liberal arts while offering opportunities to prepare for various professions. It is located in Boiling Springs, about 50 miles west of Charlotte in the Piedmont area in western North Carolina.

Garner-Webb has more than 4,300 students including the day program, graduate studies, and the GOAL program (Greater Opportunities for Adult Learners): 63 percent female, 37 percent male from 37 states and 21 foreign countries. It has 147 full-time, 79 percent with Ph.D. or equivalent. The faculty to student ration is 1:13 and the average class size is 25.

The curriculum consists of a total of five professional schools, two academic schools, and 11 academic departments offering nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate major fields of study. Approximately 33 percent of students major in business, 30 percent in social sciences, and 17 percent in nursing.  Gardner-Webb is a NCAA Division I and a member of the Big South Conference.

The U.S. News and World Report ranked Gardner-Webb as one of the “Best Universities” in the South that offer “a full range of undergraduate and master’s programs” in the 2012 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.”

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