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Just the Facts 2010 - 2011


UWG's 645-acre campus is located in Carrollton, a town of over 23,000 residents located 45 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia. Classes also are offered at the Newnan Center located in Newnan, GA. View our interactive campus map or searchable campus map.

About 1,576 graduate and 9,707 undergraduate students from 47 states and 70 nations attend classes on the UWG campus. Sixty-three percent are female and 37 percent are male. Almost 97 percent are Georgia residents.

UWG has 577 faculty members, 60 percent of whom hold a Ph.D or other terminal degrees in their fields. The student-to-faculty ratio is 20 to 1; an average undergraduate class has 28 students and the overall class size, including lower, upper, and graduate levels, is 27. 

Programs & Degrees  
University of West Georgia offers 115 programs of study leading to bachelor's degree, master's degree, education specialist degree, doctorate, or certificate. See more of Undergraduate and Graduate programs of study.

Job Placement  
The Office of Career Services assists with career planning and helps students and alumni with job search processes. 

Student Life  
Student life is varied and vibrant. With more than 151 student organizations, 25 social greek organizations, intramural sports, and even a fitness center, climbing wall, and game room. More about student life…  

UWG is an NCAA Division II school with membership in the Gulf South Conference, the largest Division II conference in the nation; the university currently offers 12 varsity sports: baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, football, men’s and women's golf, women's soccer, women's softball, women's tennis and women's volleyball. Known as the Wolves, UWG proudly boasts athletic facilities of any Division II program in the nation.

Housing and Residence Life  
UWG's 10 residence halls are conveniently located to classroom buildings and recreational facilities. Every room is air-conditioned and equipped with two beds, two dressers, two desks and two closets. Each room offers a fiber-optic Internet link, basic cable TV hookup, and local telephone service. Also available are suites, ADA compliant housing, apartments, and the Greek Village with chapter houses accommodating 18 sororities and fraternities. More about residential life…  

Costs & Fees  
The University of West Georgia has one of the most affordable tuition rates in the State. The following information represents estimates per semester. 

Financial Aid  
Sixty-five percent of undergraduate students received some kind of financial assistance. Programs include state, institutional, private, and military scholarships as well as loans. More about financial aid…  

The University of West Georgia is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s, Master’s, Education Specialist’s, and Doctoral degrees. UWG's academic programs are accredited by a variety of accrediting/professional agencies. The various accreditations provide the public, including prospective students, an assurance that respective programs have met the agencies' stated requirements and criteria for continuous improvements. The accreditation process provides the institution or program an opportunity for self-analysis that will lead to continuous improvements and for consultation/advice from stakeholders. More … 

Our programs reflect our mission of "Excellence in a Personal Environment." More about our mission…