University of West Georgia

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University of West Georgia Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(678) 839-5000
Website:www.westga.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.westga.edu/apply
Address:1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:13,308
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):43%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,718 (50% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,143
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,717
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,463

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of West Georgia Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of West Georgia.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services72
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education54102
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs4221
History111
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences282
Visual and Performing Arts41
Grand total1640244

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of West Georgia.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education452
Health Professions and Related Programs3111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences13
Grand total9493

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of West Georgia and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,143
Out-of-state$16,717
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,958
Out-of-state$17,460

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2,19894%
Grant or scholarship aid1,96184%$6,463
Student loan aid1,56967%$6,049

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,91674%$5,830
Federal student loans6,83264%$6,408

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of West Georgia. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of West Georgia students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,9743,0724,902
Percent admitted100%56%61%
Percent admitted who enrolled31%29%31%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of West Georgia Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment13,308
Undergraduate enrollment11,155
Graduate enrollment2,153

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of West Georgia Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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