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Welcome West

University of West Georgia is one of the most dynamic universities in the nation recognized among the nation's top colleges and universities in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report.

Since 1906, the University of West Georgia has been home to those who are eager to embrace opportunities and define their own paths. With nearly 100 programs and locations in Carrollton, Douglasville and Newnan, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with diverse culture and a commitment to excellence, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: amazing things happen when you Go West.

Quick Facts

 

Recognized among the nation's top colleges and universities in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Honored as a Best Regional College for 2021 by the Princeton Review.
  • Recognized as one of America's best-fit universities for students by Colleges of Distinction.
  • Named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs for 2021. UWG is one of only two universities nationwide to receive this national recognition from the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) for eight consecutive years.

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