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University of West Georgia
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  • 4 Year
  • CARROLLTON, GA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

1601 MAPLE ST
CARROLLTON, GA 30118
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference
From University of West Georgia

At the University of West Georgia, we transform lives and change perceptions, constantly challenging ourselves to ask "what if." 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. 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.

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University of West Georgia Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
June 1
Acceptance Rate
59%
SAT Range
920-1080
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$15,235 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,567 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 145 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 182 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 181 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    43%
  • On Campus
    44%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,090 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,321
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 114 responses
  • Diverse
    41%
  • Average
    21%
  • Different
    18%
  • Focused
    11%
  • Bottom of the barrel.
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 205 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 238 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 118 responses
  • Great!
    18%
  • Great selection of degree paths
    17%
  • Something new
    16%
  • Amazing
    14%
  • Boring,average
    14%
  • Different
    7%
  • Highly overated
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
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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