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1906 as the Fourth District Agricultural and Mechanical School

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges as a Level VI institution

Carnegie Classification
Master's Large


Rural, 645 acres

Enrollment, Fall 2013
Total Students  11,9291
Undergraduate  9,959
Graduate  1,970
Full-time  76.0%
Part-time  24.0%
Female  64.3%
Male  35.7%

Degrees and Awards Conferred FY 2014
Total  2,358
Undergraduate  1,660
Graduate  678
Certificates  20

Admissions Statistics, Fall 2013
New Freshmen
Total Applicants  7,266
Percent Admitted  53.9%
Total Enrolled  2,206
Yield  56.4%
First Time, Full-time Freshmen
Average SAT Score  961
Average ACT Score  20
Average High School GPA  3.11

Geographic Origin of Undergraduates, Fall 2013
42 U.S. States and Territories and 73 Countries, not including GA & the United States

Programs of Study, Fall 2014 (Degrees and Majors Authorized)
9 undergraduate degrees with 43 programs of study
9 graduate degrees with 24 programs of study
Education Specialist degree with 5 programs of study
4 doctoral degrees - Ed.D. with 3 programs of study, and Ph.D. in Psychology: Consciousness and Society
8 post-baccalaureate certificates and 2 post-master's certificates

Top 5 Undergraduate Declared Majors, Fall 20132
1. Biology (944 majors)
2. Mass Communications (459 majors)
3. Criminology (443 majors)
4. Early Childhood Education (320 majors)
5. Computer Science (283 majors)

Top 5 Graduate Declared Majors, Fall 20132
1. Media (304 majors)
2. Professional Counseling (204 majors)
3. Special Education - General (158 majors)
4. Teacher Education (112 majors)
5. School Improvement (95 majors)

Student-Faculty Ratio, Fall 2013

Full-time Faculty with Doctorate or Other Terminal Degree, Fall 2013

Student Life, Fall 2014
13 Intercollegiate Athletic Teams - NCAA Division II, Gulf South Conference
12 Honors Societies
18 Campus Based Religious Organizations
12 Sororities
13 Fraternities
Student Government Association
Student Activities Council
Leadership Programs
Over 150 student organizations including departmental, honorary, international/cultural, professional, political, recreational, religious, social, and special interest organizations.

Financial Aid
$111 million from scholarships, grants, federal programs, and loans for both undergraduate and graduate students FY 2013

Operating Budget
$181.9 million budgeted FY 2014

$25,882,078 FY 2014

External Research Contracts and Grant Awards 
$3.7 million awarded FY 2013

Regional Economic Impact
$456 million FY 2013

1Enrollment data reflect the USG-BOR semester enrollment report. Due to a change in UWG's Fall 2013 withdrawal coding, this number is 23 students less than census counts.
Rankings are as of census date and exclude pre-majors, undeclared/undecided, and non-degree students.

Disclaimer: It is important to note that the information on this web site may differ from data reported by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment to other federal, state, and regional agencies due to differences in reporting guidelines, reporting definitions, and the timing of when the information was prepared.