Founded in 1906, University of West Georgia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Carrollton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of West Georgia (UWG) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of West Georgia (UWG) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 110 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UWG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.