University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

Explore University of West Georgia's Featured Profiles:

Undergrad Diversity Health & Medicine Business

Health & Medicine Profile

At UWG, curiosity knows no limits

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation
Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 12,700 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

Scholarly achievement
Great minds aren’t meant to be left on autopilot. When you Go West, you’re making the choice to leave the predictable behind. That’s how you make history. And at UWG, we’re all about new and improved ways to do just about anything. 

UWG is the second home to an entire new generation of thought leaders, trendsetters, and go-getters who are bold enough to follow their interests and discover greatness through research, study abroad, internships, and leadership opportunities. At UWG, we help connect you with what you need to pursue your passions and cultivate your curiosity. 

A work of heart
Becoming a nurse is one of the most selfless acts one can take. Go for a greater challenge at the Tanner Health System School of Nursing.

Award-winning nursing facilities at our Carrollton campus and UWG Newnan provide state-of-the-art laboratories and simulation suites. Here, our caring curriculum and world-class faculty prepare the clinicians, leaders, researchers, and educators who will make a difference in the future of health care to meet current and evolving health care needs within the global community.

Get ready to stretch
Your mind. Your legs. Your perspective. Life at the University of West Georgia is all about exploration.

Reach new heights in Rock Climbing Club. Make new connections through Greek Life. Hone your skills in an internship. Get your creative juices flowing in Student Filmmakers. Take the lead in Student Government Association. With over 150 student organizations and 14 NCAA Division II Sports to choose from, there’s plenty to see, do, and experience.



Honored as a Best Regional College for 2023 by the Princeton Review


UWG's Online MBA, Nursing Programs Ranked #1 in Georgia | U.S. News & World Report


The Tanner Health System School of Nursing at the University of West Georgia offers one of the five best online nursing school master's programs in Georgia—as well as one of the best in the nation—according to The Princeton Review..

Go West for your Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

The Tanner Health System School of Nursing accepts applications for admission to the BSN program October 1st through February 1st for summer semester.

• Admissions Requirements
• Application Process
• Scholarships
• More Information

THSSON offers a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree on two campuses. The Carrollton campus offers a six semester program and the Newnan campus offers an eight semester program.

The pre-licensure track offered on these campuses are for students who have never been licensed as an RN. This program prepares graduates who are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN, the national licensing examination to become a Registered Nurse.

Admission to the Pre-licensure BSN program occurs once each year in the Summer

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “Every university has a curriculum and a list of ideas and concepts they'll teach you, but UWG helped me find my focus for what I want to do after college.”

    • Bjorn Farrujia
  • “Because I attended UWG, not only was I able to save money and stay close to my family, but I also met some of the most amazing people.”

    • Dali Davis
  • “The second I got involved at UWG, I began to love the institution. I loved what it represented. It was my fate that I ended up there.”

    • Ethan Stiles
  • “I've truly become more confident in myself. I've had faculty members believe in me a way that several years ago, I wouldn't have believed in myself.”

    • Katie Brewer
  • “I credit my excellent core fundamentals and willingness to learn more to UWG.”

    • Raequon Jones
  • “The Mass Communications program is amazing—that's something I realized as soon as I got involved.”

    • Neriah Ethridge