University of West Georgia

Address:
1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
Phone:
678-839-5000
Website:
http://www.westga.edu
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About University of West Georgia

University of West Georgia is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate9,622
 Graduate1,878
 Total11,500
GenderFemale60%
 Male40%
Student Age% Under 2574%
 % 25 and Over26%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time75%
 % Part-time25%
Race/Ethnicity% White60.5%
 % Black24.9%
 % Asian1.4%
 % Latino3.0%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown8.0%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,361
 % Admitted54%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled55%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT79%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT45%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800530 / 800
 SAT Math440 / 800530 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,282
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,858
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid88%
 % Undergraduates with Loans55%
 % Undergraduates with Grants72%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,354
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,645
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,012
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,488
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,488

Neighborhood Data for the Carrollton Area

Median Age25.7
Median Household Income$34,537
Total Population24,392
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.4% 52.6%
 Age 0-943.5%56.5%
 Age 10-1748.5%51.5%
 Age 18-2447.4%52.6%
 Age 25-2956.1%43.9%
 Age 30-3946.5%53.5%
 40+49.8%50.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White60.4%
 % Black33.0%
 % Asian1.2%
 % Latino11.4%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,354
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,645
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$543
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50030.3%55.1%5.2%
 $500 to $74933.1%31.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9996.9%10.8%40.9%
 Over $100029.7%2.6%3.7%
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