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University of West Georgia Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of West Georgia

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of West Georgia
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into University of West Georgia and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,638 out of 7,912 applicants were admitted making University of West Georgia a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. University of West Georgia typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 48% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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University of West Georgia SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
69%
SAT Scores for University of West Georgia
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for University of West Georgia
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1080

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of West Georgia?

University of West Georgia typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of West Georgia admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >71%
1080 to 1160 Avg + 59%-71%
1000 to 1080 Avg - 46%-59%
920 to 1000 Reach 33%-46%
Less than 920 Low <33%
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University of West Georgia ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
54%
ACT Scores for University of West Georgia
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of West Georgia
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of West Georgia?

Admission data indicates that University of West Georgia regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of West Georgia.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of West Georgia admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >71%
20 to 22 Avg + 59%-71%
18 to 20 Avg - 46%-59%
16 to 18 Reach 33%-46%
Less than 16 Low <33%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.11
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of West Georgia. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of West Georgia was 3.11 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #33 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of West Georgia accepts 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of West Georgia students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 11% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Good
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 32% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

University of West Georgia admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,876 3,036 7,912
Accepted 2,866 1,772 4,638
Acceptance Rate 59% 58% 59%
Enrolled 1,387 853 2,240
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 48% 48% 48%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
169

Applicants have 169 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of West Georgia before the Jun 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of West Georgia and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of West Georgia Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of West Georgia
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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

Frequently Asked Questions

69% of students submit their SAT scores to University of West Georgia. 54% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

59% of those who apply are granted admission to University of West Georgia. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1160. 69% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 54% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.