University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia

Overview

Address1601 Maple St
School Websitewww.westga.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Fringe

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of West Georgia is a small public, 4-year college based in Carrollton, Georgia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 7,924 students applied to University of West Georgia. Of those students, 4,642 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of West Georgia was $4,264, in addition to fees of $2,024. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of West Georgia.

University of West Georgia has a 42% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of West Georgia acceptance rate is 59%. To put this into perspective, 4,642 of the 7,924 students who applied to University of West Georgia in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of West Georgia is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of West Georgia had an SAT score between the range of 920 and 1,080. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of West Georgia was between 18 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of West Georgia as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of West Georgia, the tuition for in-state residents is $4,264. Combined with fees of $2,024, room and board costs of $9,708, other expenses of $6,800 and the $1,600 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,396.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $17,074 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of West Georgia to $35,182 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of West Georgia are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of West Georgia was $4,726 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 53%.

University of West Georgia Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of West Georgia.

University of West Georgia has a good gender split, with 63% of undergraduates being female and 37% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Georgia residents; in fact, 96% of all students reside in Georgia. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at University of West Georgia is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of West Georgia to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 32% students enroll at University of West Georgia part-time; the other 9,339 students enrolled full-time.

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