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University of West Georgia is a public institution that was founded in 1906. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,963, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 645 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of West Georgia's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 89. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,832 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,414 (2013-14).
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The University of West Georgia, a 645 acre campus located in Carrollton,
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of West Georgia, it's important to note the application deadline is June 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 1. The application fee at University of West Georgia is $40. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 55.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||55.8%|
|Application deadline||June 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 1|
The student-faculty ratio at University of West Georgia is 19:1, and the school has 40.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of West Georgia include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Social Sciences; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||15%|
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University of West Georgia has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,963, with a gender distribution of 38.8 percent male students and 61.2 percent female students. At this school, 27 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 73 percent of students live off campus. University of West Georgia is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
University of West Georgia offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. University of West Georgia also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of West Georgia, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of West Georgia.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At University of West Georgia, 73.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,700.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$6,832 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$19,414 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,020 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data