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University of West Georgia Demographics & Diversity

Carrollton, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of West Georgia are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of West Georgia students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 39%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 97% more female students than male students enrolled at University of West Georgia with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of West Georgia has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of West Georgia students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for University of West Georgia students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,618
Women 9,115

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of West Georgia serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of West Georgia students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,454 per year

53% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 11.3%
Part time Undergrads 15.7%

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