The University of West Georgia is a 4-year institution and a doctoral research university. Originally founded as an agricultural and mechanical school, UWG has grown to offer 43 bachelor’s degrees and is home to an Honors College. To provide a break from academia, UWG sponsors a number of off-campus adventure trips throughout the year for activities such as backpacking and whitewater rafting. For athletically inclined students, UWG fields 13 men’s and women’s sports teams.
The University of West Georgia is not just that local home- town college. Though this university allows for a small town experience where most students can drive 10 minutes down the road for a home cooked meal, it also creates many opportunities unlike the norm. For example, I am an above average student who knew no chance of paying for the highly appraised colleges of the day, but UWG took me in under a scholarship at 16 and is helping me by opening transfer scholarships to colleges beyond my very dreams,
Grant from Villa Rica, GA
UWG is a very nice small school that is usually best as a starting point for more in-depth careers, such as environmental engineering or art. The only problem that I have found is that the school is trying too hard to seem like the college to attend, and it's advertising campaign is a bit embarrassing. The teachers are usually really cool, though, but do make sure to ask others who have taken them before about their teaching style.