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University of West Georgia Admission Requirements

Carrollton, Georgia

Chances of getting into University of West Georgia

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.2%
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 58% acceptance rate ranking it #23 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,745 out of 8,154 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 68 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
920-1080
Applicants Submitting SAT
71%
SAT Scores for University of West Georgia
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for University of West Georgia
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1080
Average SAT Score 1000

SAT Scores you need to get in

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 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #35 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of West Georgia admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1080 and Above Good >70%
1000 to 1080 Avg + 58%-70%
920 to 1000 Avg - 45%-58%
840 to 920 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 840 Low <32%
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University of West Georgia ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
50%
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 22
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 #30 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 50 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 >70%
20 to 22 Avg + 58%-70%
18 to 20 Avg - 45%-58%
16 to 18 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 16 Low <32%
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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 58% 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 4,898 3,026 8,154
Accepted 2,964 1,678 4,745
Acceptance Rate 61% 55% 58%
Enrolled 1,417 871 2,289
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 48% 52% 48%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2020.

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

71% of students submit their SAT scores to University of West Georgia. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

58% 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 920 and 1080. 71% 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. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.