- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Art and Design, Biological Sciences, Communications, Education, Health Care, Languages and Literature, Liberal Arts, STEM
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Public
- Testing Requirements: ACT, SAT, Required
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans, Other, Work Study
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $9,927
- Out of State Tuition: $16,836
- Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 5900
- IPED: 141334
The University of West Georgia seeks to achieve preeminence in providing educational excellence in a personal environment through an intellectually stimulating and supportive community for its students, faculty, and staff.
At the University of West Georgia, we're in the business of transforming lives and changing perspectives. From success in the classroom and chosen career fields to success on the athletic field and the total college experience, UWG has more than 1100 full-time faculty and staff members dedicated to helping you succeed.
Nearly 12,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees enroll at UWG each year. Students enjoy a complete college life experience on the Carrollton campus, including residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics competitions and opportunities to get involved in more than 150 student organizations.
Named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges and one of Americas Best Value Colleges, the University of West Georgia provides exceptional academic quality. Its 93 programs of study include 50 at the bachelors level, 31 at the masters and specialist levels, four at the doctoral level and 8 at the certificate level. Online courses are available for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking flexibility in time and location.
UWG is home to the state's first Honors College, complete with an honors curriculum. The university's Advanced Academy of Georgia is one of only about 12 U.S. programs that allow gifted high-school-age students to earn concurrent high school and college credit while living on campus in a full-time residential program.