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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    C
About University of West Georgia...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference
Address
1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118
Website
From University of West Georgia

At the University of West Georgia, we transform lives and change perceptions, constantly challenging ourselves to ask "what if" and refusing to accept that possibilities are limited. We embrace diversity. We value community. We drive growth. We engage – as students, faculty and staff – and work collectively to be the best comprehensive university in America, sought after as the best place to work, learn and succeed. UWG is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is classified as a SACS Level VI University, the highest level possible.

University of West Georgia Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
June 1
Acceptance Rate
59%
SAT Range
870-1010
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App

Cost

Net Price
$14,285/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,940/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,954/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,633/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,016/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,520/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.145 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.164 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.163 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,084Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 99 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    39%
  • Different
    21%
  • Average
    20%
  • Focused
    11%
  • Bottom of the barrel.
    4%
  • Diverse
    1%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.187 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.220 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 100 responses
Report
  • Something new
    18%
  • Great selection of degree paths
    16%
  • Great!
    15%
  • Amazing
    14%
  • Boring,average
    14%
  • Different
    8%
  • Highly overated
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.102 responses
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The University of West Georgia has an excellent campus. The staff do their absolute best at keeping things in place and clean. The people and environment is a good on for college students. We have our own area away from the main city. Academics here are great, my professor care and are always willing to lend out more help than just class time. Although I don’t not go out much we have fun event held year round. The offer numerous of help , tips and skills during finals time and even just for regular studies. My advisors have helped me so much along the way, with support and to stay on track for graduation come May 2020 , I even declared my minor this pass semester! It’s a great University.
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Leaving Gwinnett for Carrollton and enrolling at UWG changed me a lot. Being in Carrollton changed the way I think, the way I move, the way I act and the people I trust. Being in college period is going to change you but it’s different at West. The campus is bigger and has way more people that I can actually connect with than I did in High School. Being at UWG made me not like coming home at all because there is literally nothing left to do back home AT ALL. I have no reason of being here except for seeing my mom and sister, I finished high school and that was the only reason I was even in Gwinnett, for school. West has opened many opportunities and chances to get ahead in life not only by providing me with a further education past high school but with the many different groups and activities that tend to every and anyone’s likes because of the wide variety. I’ve learned a lot about myself while being at UWG and I like the person I’ve become. GO WEST, GO WOLVES!
Overall, it's a Superb college, because of the various activities the school holds that advocate safe on-campus fun, and student involvement. Speaking of student involvement, the college also has numerous of clubs that gives back to the community and people around it. For Instance, a club called Center for student involvement host events that care for the elders in the surrounding environment. In addition, we also have a variety of churches on and off campus for students to continue their walk with Christ. For example, I attend a non-denominational church called CWOW. Then, If you are looking for a safe campus, University Of West Georgia is it! From self- experience I can vouch that I've walked more than 30 feet from my dorm to the library numerous nights, alone, and can say that I always felt safe. Although Kennesaw was my first choice, I fell in love with the University of West Georgia and I am proud to call myself a wolf.