University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

Tuition & Fees

$7,488

$21,306

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
61%
300-399
6%
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
58%
300-399
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
13%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
45%
12-17
41%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
64%
12-17
20%
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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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Management
  3. Criminology
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Codes

SAT 5900
ACT 878

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 13,238
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.)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAA (The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  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)

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Carrollton, GA

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.

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
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

 
13 fraternities 5% of male students
 
12 sororities 9% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
61%
300-399
6%
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
58%
300-399
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
13%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
45%
12-17
41%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
64%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
June 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

49%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,186.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,464
Room $5,740
Board $4,600
Additional fees $2,024
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $19,328
Average Financial Aid - $8,186
Total with Avg. Aid $11,142

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 Aid Deadline

FAFSA
July 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Leigh Ann Hussey
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@westga.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Daryl Dickey (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference
Mascot
Wolves
School colors
blue and red

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Computer Science
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminology
Economics
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
Finance
Foreign Languages
Geography
Geology
Global Studies
Health/Community Wellness
Higher Education Administration
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Economic Affairs
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Media
Music
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Organizational Leadership
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
Social/Behavioral Health
Sociology
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Language Pathology
Sports Management
Teaching
Theatre
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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

13,238

total students

95%

in-state

5%

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 Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
37%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Paul Sargent
Assistant Director of International Student Admissions & Programs
678 839-4780
global@westga.edu

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