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University of West Georgia

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The University of West Georgia is a comprehensive doctoral-granting university in Carrollton, Georgia, approximately 45 miles (80 km) west of Atlanta, Georgia. The University is built on 645 acres (2 km²) including a recent land gift of 246 acres (1 km²) from the city of Carrollton in 2003. Off-campus classes are available in Dalton, Newnan, Georgia Highlands College in Rome, and at several other community locations throughout the state. It has an enrollment of about 11,600 students. For the past six years, the University has been named as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges by The Princeton Review.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $13,368.00 avg tuition

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.westga.edu/admiss/
Financial Aid:
www.westga.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of West Georgia

Statistics:
Applied 6,630
Admitted 3,636 55%
Enrolled total 1,991
Full Time: 1,931
Part Time 60
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 450 540
SAT Math 440 530
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 22
ACT English 18 22
ACT Math 18 22
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 74%
4-year graduation rate 12%
6-year graduation rate 37%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of West Georgia

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,787.00 $3,787.00 $13,368.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,858.00 $1,858.00 $1,858.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $158.00 $158.00 $557.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $3,258.00 $3,258.00 $13,032.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,858.00 $1,858.00 $1,858.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $181.00 $181.00 $724.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,354.00 $7,354.00 $5,254.00
Other Expenses $4,012.00 $5,807.00 $5,254.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $30.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 92%
Percent receiving grant aid 81%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,040.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 59%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,075.00

University of West Georgia

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Real Estate X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Biology Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Criminology X X
Economics, General X
Economics, Other X
Geography X
International Economics X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X X

Scholarships for Students in Georgia

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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