close

Search

Tuition & Fees

$6,956

$19,852

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,825
Declined + 4,043
Total Received 7,868
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1  :  21

teacher

students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Mass Communications
  3. Criminology
More Majors

School Facts

University of West Georgia, founded in 1906, is a coeducational public university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Humanities, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Social Sciences, Richards College of Business, College of Education, and the School of Nursing. Its 645-acre campus is located in Carrollton, 45 miles west of Atlanta.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,206
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
University of Georgia Athens, GA
Mercer University Macon, GA
Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
Clemson University Clemson, SC
Duke University Durham, NC
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Knoxville, TN
University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL
Piedmont College Demorest, GA
See All School Suggestions for You

Codes

SAT 5900
ACT 878

Social Networks

Public

10,249

undergraduate students

1,957

graduate students

More Student Details
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
30%
400-499
59%
300-399
5%
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
64%
300-399
5%
600-699
3%
500-599
25%
400-499
60%
300-399
12%
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
61%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
24-29
13%
18-23
52%
12-17
35%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
72%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
More Admissions Details

Carrollton, GA

--°F

tue wed thu fri sat
-- -- -- -- --
-- -- -- -- --
More Carrollton Details

Carrollton, GA

645-acre campus in Carrollton (population: 25,124), 45 miles from Atlanta; branch campus in Newnan, GA. Major airport, bus, and train serve Atlanta. School operates transportation on campus.

University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 3% of male students
 
13 sororities 4% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
30%
400-499
59%
300-399
5%
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
64%
300-399
5%
600-699
3%
500-599
25%
400-499
60%
300-399
12%
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
61%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
24-29
13%
18-23
52%
12-17
35%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
72%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline June 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,825
Declined + 4,043
Total Received 7,868

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Justin Barlow
Director of Admissions
P: 678 839-5600
F: 678 839-4747
admiss@westga.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,098
Room $4,700
Board $1,298
Additional fees $1,858
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $14,454
Average Financial Aid - $8,242
Total with Avg. Aid $6,212

Financial Aid

45%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,242

Average financial aid

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $24,361,893
State $0
Institutional $180,350
Other external $0
Total $24,542,243

Non-need-based

Federal $4,000
State $15,543,205
Institutional $695,366
Other external $566,461
Total $16,809,032

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Wolves
School colors
blue and red
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Computer Science
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminology
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Economics/Secondary Education
Educational Leadership
English
Finance
Foreign Languages
Geography
Geology
Global Studies
History
International Economic Affairs
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Media
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theory/Composition
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Professional Accounting
Professional Counseling
Professional Counseling/Supervision
Psychology
Psychology: Consciousness/Society
Public Administration
Reading Education
Real Estate
School Improvement
Secondary Education
Sociology
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Language Pathology
Sports Management
Teaching
Theatre
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Undergraduate

84%

10,249
students

Female
63%
6,475

Male
37%
3,774

Graduate

16%

1,957
students

Female
72%
1,403

Male
28%
554

undergraduateFull-time

83%

8,531
students

Female
64%
5,404

Male
36%
3,127

undergraduatePart-time

17%

1,718
students

Female
63%
1,071

Male
37%
647

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
36%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Countries most often represented China
France
Germany
India
Nigeria
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Maria Doyle
Director, International Services and Programs
678 839-4853
isp@westga.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!
^ TOP