Why Choose UWG?
Why should you start your student affairs career at the University of West Georgia?
UWG is a comprehensive institution with a diverse student body, which will expose you to the full spectrum of student affairs functions. We are fully committed to your professional success. The Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology has an excellent reputation for preparing well-qualified professional counselors; while this new program will not prepare you to be a counselor, it will provide you with strong counseling skills as an important complement to student affairs knowledge and administrative skills. Courses will be taught by both full-time faculty and full-time professionals. The excellent relationship between the Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology and the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management means that you will be encouraged to connect your academic experience with your assistantship and internship experiences, so that you will complete the program ready to succeed in your first full-time professional job. This is an exciting time to be at UWG – we are a growing institution, with many visible signs of progress and new opportunities for students. Just in the past three years, we have opened a new $30 million Campus Center, a Coliseum, a Greek Village, and a Stadium – all of which are providing new opportunities for improving student life – and you can be a part of that change.
Approximately 11,500 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 100 student organizations.
Named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges and one of America’s Best Value Colleges, the University of West Georgia provides exceptional academic quality. Its 116 programs of study include 59 at the bachelor’s level, 42 at the master’s and specialist levels, three at the doctoral level and 12 at the certificate level. Online courses are available for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking flexibility in time and location.