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University of West Georgia Tuition & Cost

Carrollton, Georgia

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Georgia Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for University of West Georgia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,150
Room and Board $11,330
Other Expenses Budget$7,652
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for University of West Georgia
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,150
Room and Board $11,330
Other Expenses Budget$7,652

In-state tuition at University of West Georgia for undergraduate students residing in Georgia is $4,371. Room and board charges total $11,330 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,200 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $2,150 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $7,652 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending University of West Georgia full time should expect a total annual cost of $26,703.

Undergraduate tuition at University of West Georgia is $15,426 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $11,330 for room and board, $1,200 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $2,150. Students are advised to budget $7,652 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $37,758. This figure is 41.4% higher than what Georgia residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending University of West Georgia, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income University of West Georgia
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$14,228
$30,001 to $48,000$15,054
$48,001 to $75,000$18,026
$75,001 to $110,000$19,424

The average reported annual net price for University of West Georgia for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,749 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

94% of full-time undergrad University of West Georgia received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $8,241 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 60% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,518 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $6,988.

Finanical Aid University of West Georgia
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,241 94%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,967 17%
Pell Grants $5,125 51%
Other Federal Grants $1,065 56%
State and Local Grants $5,010 63%
Federal Student Loans $5,518 60%
Other Student Loans $6,988 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of West Georgia, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $37,656. The loan balance of $37,656 is a four year multiple of the $9,414 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $399 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $37,656
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $399.22
Total Interest Paid $10,249.95
Sum of All Loan Payments $47,905.95

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Georgia Residents Non Residents
1 $26,703 $37,758
2 $26,946 $38,101
3 $27,191 $38,447
4 $27,438 $38,797

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of West Georgia to be $106,812 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of West Georgia
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Georgia Residents $182 $546 $728
Out of State Residents $643 $1,929 $2,572

Estimated cost for a class at University of West Georgia based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of West Georgia versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of West Georgia Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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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.