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University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

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Overview

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

Location & Contact

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

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,634
Applied
5,149
Accepted
10,331
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

4,324
Females Applied
3,485
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,292
Males Applied
1,652
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.22
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
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 June 1st September 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Math 466 420 510
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,464
In-state
19,282
Out-of-state
5,464
In-district
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Fees

2,150
Full-time student fees
10,584
Room & board
5,854
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

Financial Aid

8,724
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,381
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,968
Avg. Loan Aid
2,639
Avg. Grant Aid
5,228
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
48%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
64%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

10,331
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.24%
Black or African American 36.31%
White or Caucasian 47.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 1.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 4.17%
Other 1.59%

Gender

Male (34.82%)
Female (65.18%)

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 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Fling! and Welcome Back Blast!

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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

677
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 437
Part-time - 240
Male - 279
Female - 398
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