1601 Maple Street Carrollton, GA 30118 678-839-4000
http://www.westga.edu admiss@westga.edu
About University of West Georgia
  • Year of Foundation 1906
  • Size of Campus 645 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,346
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 3%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,596 In state, $16,572 Out of state
  • Room and Board $7,006
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 9,622
The University of West Georgia is a comprehensive doctoral-granting university in Carrollton, Georgia, approximately 45 miles (80 km) west of Atlanta, Georgia. The University is built on 645 acres (2 km²) including a recent land gift of 246 acres (1 km²) from the city of Carrollton in 2003.Off-campus classes are available in Dalton, Newnan, Georgia Highlands College in Rome, and at several other community locations throughout the state. It has an enrollment of about 11,600 students. For the past six years, the University has been named as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges by The Princeton Review.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
  • Number of students in fraternities 12
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Accounting Honor Society; Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honor Society); Alpha Lambda Delta (Freshman Honor Society); Beta Gamma Sigma (National Business Honor Society); Delta Omega Chi (Pre-Med Honor Society for Juniors and Seniors); Gamma Sigma Alpha (Gree
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union; Christian Campus Fellowship; A Place of Refuge; Muslim Student Alliance; Latter Day Saint Student Association; Fellowship of Christian Athletics; Campus Ministry International; Realm; Wesley Foundatio
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance; NAACP; Latin American Student Organization; International Student Club; Tamashii no Anime;
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 12
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport Atlanta (45), Birmingham, AL (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta (45)
  • Distance to nearest bus Atlanta (45)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 70%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 30%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 30%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 27%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 521,039
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 24
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 250
  • Number of e-books 65,790
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,143,479
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,380
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 65,517
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Art gallery, Performing arts center, on campus preschool, archaeological lab, election microscope, observatory, TV Station
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Educational Institutions,Healthcare Facilities
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,320
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City