University of West Georgia

country rank  426
world rank  1133

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University Overview

Founded in 1906, University of West Georgia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Carrollton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Georgia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of West Georgia (UWG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of West Georgia (UWG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 112 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UWG
Founded 1906
Motto Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment
Colours Red and blue

University Location

Address 1601 Maple Street
Carrollton (population range: 10,000-49,999)
30118-0001 Georgia
United States
T +1 (678) 839 5000
F +1 (678) 839 4747

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1601 Maple Street
Carrollton 30118-0001
+1 (678) 839 4000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of West Georgia's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Affiliations

  • University System of Georgia
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018