Gardner-Webb University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to GWU. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to GWU.

What are your chances at GWU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at GWU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At GWU, 20.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Gardner-Webb University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for GWU?

    GWU requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Recommended of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Required of Some
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, GWU also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    GWU requires a minimum of 15 credits.

    What are Gardner-Webb University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down GWU transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Gardner-Webb University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to GWU on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Gardner-Webb University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, GWU received 1106 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 620 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for GWU is 56.06%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into GWU. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at GWU?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 620 accepted transfer students, 249 students enrolled - that means the yield was 40.16%.

    GWU accepts 57 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford GWU

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    What are the Gardner-Webb University transfer GPA requirements?

    GWU requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, GWU requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to GWU?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to GWU. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Boiling Springs...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at GWU is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to GWU then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into GWU

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the GWU website for more info.
    GWU accepts 56.06% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into GWU, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.8 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.95. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of GWU students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 430 560 495
    SAT Reading 430 550 490
    2018 Total SAT Score 860 1110 985
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 17 24 20
    ACT Reading 16 24 20
    2018 Total ACT Score 33 48 40

    Gardner-Webb University’s average SAT score is 985. To be a competitive applicant for Gardner-Webb University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at GWU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at GWU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to GWU, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Birmingham Southern College
    Transfering to Faulkner University
    Transfering to Huntingdon College
    Transfering to Judson College
    Transfering to University of Mobile