Fast Facts 2011 - 2012
Fast Facts, Fiscal Year 2011-2012
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 searchable campus map.
About 1,617 graduate and 10,029 undergraduate students from 44 states and 69 nations attend classes on the UWG campus. Sixty-two percent are female and 38 percent are male. Almost 94 percent are Georgia residents.
The top five countries our students come from are Nigeria, China, Canada, Germany, and the Republic of Korea. The top five out-of-state students come from Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, New York, and California.
UWG has 602 faculty members, 59 percent of whom hold a Ph.D or other terminal degrees in their fields. The student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1; an average undergraduate class has 29 students and the overall class size, including lower, upper, and graduate levels, is 28.
Programs & Degrees
University of West Georgia offers 106 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.
The Office of Career Services assists with career planning and helps students and alumni with job search processes.
Student life is varied and vibrant. With more than 153 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.
Seventy-two 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…