58%

Acceptance Rate

$7,059

Avg.Financial Aid

001601

FAFSA Code

About University of West Georgia (UWG)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

13,733

Website

www.westga.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1601 Maple St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6788395000
Fax: 6788394766
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Jun

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

58%

SAT Range

920 - 1080

ACT Range

18 - 22

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $40, as part of the admission process at UWG. The SAT score in the range of 920-1080 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at University of West Georgia is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001. They can also call them at (678) 839-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,392

Average Annual Cost

$4,264

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Other Fees

$2,024

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,708

Budget For Other Expenses

$6,800

Total One Year Cost

$24,396

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to UWG are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $31,056. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

54%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$223

Faculty Overview

43%

Male Professors

57%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

181 Graduates

Psychology, General

177 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

145 Graduates

Marketing

139 Graduates

Criminology

133 Graduates

Biology, General

120 Graduates

Journalism

99 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

96 Graduates

Sociology

89 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

79 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

70 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

60 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

48 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

47 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

43 Graduates

Political Science and Government

33 Graduates

History

30 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

30 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

27 Graduates

Chemistry

22 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

21 Graduates

Economics

21 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

21 Graduates

Mathematics

19 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

19 Graduates

Anthropology

13 Graduates

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

10 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

10 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Real Estate

6 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

11,135

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

47%

Full-time

78%

Part-time

22%

Students Gender

Male

37%

US National: 44%

Female

63%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

48% White

1% Unknown

37% Black

8% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

96%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,454 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

29%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,900/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,768/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,768/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wolves

School Colors

blue and red

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Gulf South Conference

Total Male Athletes

180

Total Female Athletes

131

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

13

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,340 per year for living on campus. The students at University of West Georgia have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,768 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UWG, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 36% and 64%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,875

$33,473

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$237 - 347

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,059

Students Receiving Federal Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,726

Students Receiving State Aid

62%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,542

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,899

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,442

$30K - $48K

$7,456

$48K - $75K

$5,122

$75K - $110K

$3,462

> $110K

$3,021

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$25,858,221

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$21,719,706

The financial aid department of University of West Georgia helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,125, whereas the financial aid is $5,826. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,803 and institutional aid worth $5,826. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to University of West Georgia amount to $25,858,221 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $21,719,706.

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