University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

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Defy limits. Go West.

At the Richards College of Business, we are in the business of transforming lives through education, engagement, and experiences. Our students acquire more than knowledge during their time with us and leave us prepared not only to lead but also to make an impact on the business world.

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. 

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.



Recognized among the "Best Regional Colleges in the Sout" | The Princeton Review, 2023


Ranked the #1 Online MBA Nursing Program in Georgia | U.S. News & World Report


Richards College of Business among the top 5% of the world's business schools with an AACSB Accreditation

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