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University of West Georgia


When you enroll in the University of West Georgia, you’ll be joining a leading residential, doctoral-comprehensive university repeatedly named a Best Southeastern College and America’s Best Value College by The Princeton Review. In keeping with our mission of “Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment,” you’ll enjoy the benefits of a student-to-faculty ratio of only about 18 to 1. Nationally recognized undergraduate research experiences and innovative technology will be at your fingertips.

Based on a liberal arts foundation, our broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum offers 109 programs of study at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Study abroad, online and off-campus offerings expand your learning opportunities, and if you’re up for a real challenge, the university is home to Georgia’s only Honors College.

UWG offers a complete college experience featuring campus living, NCAA Division II athletics, fraternities and sororities, and about 100 other student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 645-acre campus only 50 miles west of Atlanta, GA. You’ll have access to a wide range of professional work experiences, cultural activities and entertainment both in Atlanta and our hometown of Carrollton, a regional economic center.

At UWG, we measure our success by your success. Both in and out of the classroom, we offer a personal educational experience and distinctive opportunities for individual growth to help you achieve your aspirations because your success is our story.

School Information

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001
P: (678) 839-5000
F: (678) 839-4766
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Town: Distant
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 13,314Total Students
  • 5,042Male Students
  • 8,272Female Students
  • 178Total Intl Students
  • 79Intl Male Students
  • 99Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 1,344Total Faculty
  • 645Male Faculty
  • 699Female Faculty
  • 20:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 15,226

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,000

Books & Supplies

$ 7,354

Room & Board

$ 4,012

Other Expenses

$ 27,592

Total

Admissions

6,630
total applicants

55%
admitted (3636)

30%
enrolled (1991)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
440-530
Math
450-540
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
19-22
Composite
18-22
Math
18-22
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep ?
Required
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Geography
Geography, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other
Museology/Museum Studies
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public/Applied History
Reading Teacher Education
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

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