University of West Georgia: Ranking & Review

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Carrollton
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United States
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World
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1277894
Top 6%

University of West Georgia Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate59%58%59%
Applicants7,9123,0364,876
Admissions4,6381,7722,866
Enrolled undergraduates2,2408531,387
Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,5204,6398,881

7,295 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,878 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,546
Percent of students submitting SAT scores69%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
535
Math
470

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,213
Percent of students submitting ACT scores54%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
20
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of West Georgia Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$24,070$34,854
Off-campus$21,626$32,410
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,668 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of West Georgia provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,291 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,264$15,048
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,962$1,962
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$178$627
Tuition for Full-time graduates$4,086$15,876
Fees for full-time graduates$1,962$1,962
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$227$882

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services415110525
Education12927730436
Health Professions and Related Programs248687323
Social Sciences30014314
Psychology175212198
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12011131
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs9999
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies7070
English Language and Literature & Letters421254
Visual and Performing Arts5353
Physical Sciences4848
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services271542
History29837
Mathematics and Statistics19423
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1313
Public Administration and Social Service Professions99
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Grand Total1,791549392,379

A total of 1,791 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of West Georgia.

At the master's and doctor's level 588 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate40%32%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 39%

General info

Alternative namesUWG
Founded1906
MottoEducational Excellence in a Personal Environment
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,703
Instructional FTE559
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.westga.edu
Address1601 Maple St
Carrollton, Georgia, 30118-0001
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population24,000
Phone6788395000
Fax+1 (678) 839 4747

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