197
Students
Rural setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

University of West Georgia / College of Social Sciences is located in Carrollton, GA, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Criminology
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Nonprofit management and community development
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Public management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology Consciousness and society
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) European Union studies
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Integrative health systems
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Data analysis and evaluation methods

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 44
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95
Applied
85
Accepted
63
Enrolled
89%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th June 1st No
Spring deadline November 30th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

197
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.05%
Black or African American 28.43%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.52%
Unknown 2.54%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time (48)
Part-time (0)
Male (26)
Female (22)

Location & Contact

Address 1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA  30118
United States
Contact Dr. N. Jane McCandless
Dean of Social Sciences
Email: jmccandl@westga.edu
Phone: 678-839-5170
Fax: 678-839-5171