University of West Georgia: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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University of West Georgia is a large four-year, public school with 12,835 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1906 and is the only institution located in Carrollton, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
66
Fair
At University of West Georgia you can obtain your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of West Georgia follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 66 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Management, Business, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
72%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at University of West Georgia is fair at 72% (above Georgia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of West Georgia is low: 46%. Roughly 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of West Georgia is reasonably decent, 20:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,800
High
Average tuition price is slightly high - $14,800 annually. The additional fees at University of West Georgia not covered by tuition are nearly $2,000; which makes it a total of $16,800 per year.

Read the details about University of West Georgia additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 7,878 applications were submitted and 4,481 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of West Georgia in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Medium
University of West Georgia provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of West Georgia, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
University of West Georgia provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 3,400 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,800 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of West Georgia. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of West Georgia appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of West Georgia Location and Maps



Post Address: University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001, USA
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