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University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
13,419
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

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 6,634 prospective students applied, and 5,149 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,821 enrolled in the school.  8,180 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,239 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $4,371 plus fees of $2,150. University of West Georgia is ranked 850 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

University of West Georgia is rated within the lower 28% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of West Georgia within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
University of West Georgia overview
SAT 900/1090
ACT 17/22
Weighted GPA 3.22
Applications Accepted
77.6% 
University of West Georgia overview
Applications Due Jul 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
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$1,200
Other Fees$2,150
Room and Board $10,340
Budget for Other Expenses$7,294
Total One Year Cost$25,355
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,426
Out of State Costs for University of West Georgia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,150
Room and Board $10,340
Budget for Other Expenses$7,294
Total One Year Cost$36,410

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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.

Current students may use the University of West Georgia GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.