University of West Georgia: Ranking & Review

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Carrollton Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 278 896
Top 6%

University of West Georgia Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate59%58%59%
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

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

Typical SAT scores

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

Typical ACT scores

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

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
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

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 415 110 525
Education 129 277 30 436
Health Professions and Related Programs 248 68 7 323
Social Sciences 300 14 314
Psychology 175 21 2 198
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 120 11 131
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 99 99
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 70 70
English Language and Literature & Letters 42 12 54
Visual and Performing Arts 53 53
Physical Sciences 48 48
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 27 15 42
History 29 8 37
Mathematics and Statistics 19 4 23
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 13 13
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 9 9
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 1
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesUWG
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

Address1601 Maple St
Carrollton, Georgia, 30118-0001
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (678) 839 4747

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