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UWG Student Facts


9,622 Undergraduates
1,878 Graduate Students


84.5% of undergraduate students are full-time students.
29.2% of graduate students are full-time students.


22.7 - average age of all undergraduate students
21 - average age of full-time undergraduate students
85% of undergraduates are under age 25. 
35.2 - average age of graduate students

Geographic Range

25.5% of students are from Metro Atlanta. (Cobb, Clayton, Dekalb, Fulton, & Gwinnett Counties)
14.8% of students are from Carroll County.
9.7% of students are from Douglas County
37.5% of students are from 122 other Georgia counties.
2.2% of students are from 38 other states.
1.1% of students are from 51 other countries.

On Campus Living

28% of undergraduates live on campus.
68% of new freshmen live on campus.
30-35% of undergraduates live in off-campus student housing.
30-35% of undergraduates live at home with families.


57.6% of undergraduate applicants to UWG were accepted.
54% of new freshmen received the HOPE scholarship.
502 - average SAT Critical Reading (Verbal) Score of entering freshmen
496 - average SAT Math Score of entering freshmen
482 - average SAT Writing Score of entering freshmen
2.93- average high school GPA of entering freshmen


62.5% are female
37.5% are male


60.9% are Caucasian/White
25.2% are African American
8.1% are Race Undeclared
3.1% are Hispanic
1.6% are Asian
0.7% are Multiracial
0.4% are American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.1% are Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander

Information above based on Fall 2009 students. More detailed information about UWG students is in the Fact Book, produced by the Office of Institutional Research & Planning (http://www.westga.edu/~irp/)