University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,521

$17,576

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,149
Declined 1,485
Total Received 6,634
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Public

12,131

undergraduate students

3,784

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,915
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational

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645-acre campus in Carrollton (population: 26,815), 45 miles from Atlanta; instructional site in Newnan. Major airport, bus, and train serve Atlanta. School operates transportation on campus and specific locations around town.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA
30118

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
480
75th
510
25th
420
75th
22
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,149
Declined 1,485
Total Received 6,634

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

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
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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,073

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,371
Room $5,854
Board $4,730
Additional fees $2,150
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $18,305
Average Financial Aid - $7,073
Total with Avg. Aid $11,232

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $23,399,447
State
Institutional
Other external
Total $23,399,447

Non-need-based

Federal
State $19,646,093
Institutional
Other external
Total $19,646,093
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 678 839-6421
F: 678 839-6422
finaid@westga.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, bass fishing, boxing, judo, lacrosse, rock climbing, soccer, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, equestrian sports, judo, rock climbing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, futsal, golf, kickball, kin ball, softball, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Community Psychology.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminology.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Finance, General.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health and Wellness, General.
History, General.
International Economics.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Music, General.
Nursing Education.
Organizational Leadership.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Management
  3. Criminology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

15,915

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

12,131
students

Female
63%
7,693

Male
37%
4,438

24%

3,784
students

Female
80%
3,014

Male
20%
770

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

8,668
students

Female
63%
5,478

Male
37%
3,190

29%

3,463
students

Female
64%
2,215

Male
36%
1,248

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
36%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 40
Countries most often represented China
Germany
India
Mexico
Nigeria
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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