University of West Georgia.
College

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA4 year degree
$17,010
Out-of-state tuition
59%
Acceptance rate

About University of West Georgia

The University of West Georgia is a public university in Carrollton, Georgia. The university offers a satellite campus in Newnan, Georgia, select classes at its Douglasville Center, and off-campus Museum Studies classes at the Atlanta History Center in Atlanta, Georgia. A total of 13,238 students, including 10,411 undergraduate and 2,827 graduate, were enrolled as of Fall 2019. The university is also one of four comprehensive universities in the University System of Georgia.

Highlights

  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 10,468 students
  • 0.18 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.westga.edu

Notable programs at University of West Georgia

Biology
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Management Information Systems, Journalism, Computer Science, and Mathematics.

Acceptance Rates

59%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1016
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

4,638 students out of 7,912 applicants were accepted into University of West Georgia. They had an average SAT score of 1016. 69% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 54% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

$17,010
Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
$6,226
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of West Georgia was $17,010, while for in-state students it was $6,226. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $28,653.

The average financial aid at University of West Georgia is $6,201. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $10,809 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at University of West Georgia

Family Income Level

Average Discount

70%
Of undergrads receive grants
62%
Of undergrads receive federal loans

70% of undergraduate students at University of West Georgia received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at University of West Georgia

$9,444
Room & board
$1,600
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of West Georgia was of $9,444 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600.

Diversity at University of West Georgia

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017