University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA, USA
3.67 Average Rating

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.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
98%
Out of State Students
1%
0
100
59%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 974
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision June 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
13,520
Total Number of Undergrads
11,229
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
16%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
41%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,365
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$4,181
Out-of-State Tuition
$14,755
0
100
53%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,784
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Student Organizations
150
Size of Town
Town: Fringe
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Atlanta
Chattanooga
Columbus
Athens
Jacksonville
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.67 Average Rating
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.
Caitlin from Lawrenceville, GA
UWG is a lively and fun atmosphere that blends academics, athletics, fine arts, and fun into one atmosphere. It is the perfect size; you can walk to class, but bump into someone new every day. It is definitely the perfect school for someone looking for a median of an urban and rural environment.
Hannah from Rome, GA

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