11,229
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,828
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
58
58%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

University of West Georgia is a Comprehensive institution located in Carrollton, GA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA  30118
United States
Contact Phone: 678-839-5000

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,909
Applied
4,636
Accepted
11,229
Enrolled
59%
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Female Admissions

4,873
Females Applied
2,864
Females Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,036
Males Applied
1,772
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.18
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2.56
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
Other requirements: Proof of immunization

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Math 476 430 510
ACT Composite 20 18 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,330
In-state
18,812
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,024
Full-time student fees
10,488
Room & board
5,600
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,828
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,411
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,154
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,964
Avg. Loan Aid
2,299
Avg. Grant Aid
5,013
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
63%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,229
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.2%
Black or African American 37.91%
White or Caucasian 48.39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 1.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 3.64%
Other 1.56%

Gender

Male (36.78%)
Female (63.22%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 27%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Annual Campus Awards Program and Spring Fling

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Black Student Alliance, Student Activities Council, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Campus Outreach and United Voices Gospel Choir

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
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Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
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Lacrosse No No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

705
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 451
Part-time - 254
Male - 294
Female - 411