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University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
13,733
University of West Georgia overview
Location Carrollton, Georgia
Online westga.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
University of West Georgia overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Carrollton, Georgia, University of West Georgia is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,272 prospective students applied, and 4,312 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,852 enrolled in the school.  9,339 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,394 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,371 plus fees of $2,024. University of West Georgia is ranked 949 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes
1/10
Value

University of West Georgia is rated within the lower 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of West Georgia within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
University of West Georgia overview
SAT 920/1080
ACT 18/22
GPA 3.11
Applications Accepted
59.3% 
University of West Georgia overview
Applications Due Jul 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
$4,371
In State Costs for University of West Georgia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,024
Room and Board $10,340
Budget for Other Expenses$7,294
Total One Year Cost$25,529
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,426
Out of State Costs for University of West Georgia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,024
Room and Board $10,340
Budget for Other Expenses$7,294
Total One Year Cost$36,584

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of West Georgia students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Education 19%
Health Professions 14%
Social Sciences 12%
Psychology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141334 IPEDS survey data for University of West Georgia.

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