University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,488

$21,306

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
60%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
63%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,312
Declined 2,960
Total Received 7,272
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Public

10,411

undergraduate students

2,827

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,238
Established in 1933
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton
30118

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25.4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Black Student Alliance
  • Student Activities Council
  • Baptist Collegiate Ministries
  • Campus Outreach
  • United Voices Gospel Choir

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling!
  • Welcome Back Blast!
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
60%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
63%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.22

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,312
Declined 2,960
Total Received 7,272

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,464
Room & board $10,340
Additional fees $2,024
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $1,800
Total $21,128
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Rock climbing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Behavioral Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
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
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Organizational Leadership
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

13,238

total students

94.6%

in-state

5.4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

10,411
students

Female
64%
6,642

Male
36%
3,769

21%

2,827
students

Female
79%
2,246

Male
21%
581

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

8,090
students

Female
64%
5,145

Male
36%
2,945

23%

2,321
students

Female
65%
1,497

Male
35%
824

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 19%
Student 5 year graduation rate 18%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

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
8%
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

581

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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