Are you an organization, university, or individual seeking a program of study that's perfect for international students?

The University of West Georgia (UWG) recruits all around the globe! If you're considering studies at UWG, we want you to be sure we're the right fit for you. This page contains some great resources to help.


Fall 2021 International Recruiting

  • To Be Announced Soon!

Spring 2021 International Recruiting

Is UWG Right for You?

The University of West Georgia is a "Best Fit" for students in search of:

Reputation, Programs of Study, Small Class Size

  • Established 1906.
  • Fully accredited, public, comprehensive university
  • Popular Majors: STEM Programs, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Law, Pre-Engineering, Mass Comm., Business, and Nursing
  • Nationally Ranked: Richards College of Business and Tanner School of Nursing
  • 90+ Majors and Minors offered. Ok to double major, or combine a major + minor too. 
  • Average class size is 19 students to 1 professor. 

 Affordability, Work Experience & Ideal Location

  • Cost Per Semester: Tuition $7800, Fees $1000, Meals $2000* , Housing $3000*, Insurance $1200, Books $500* = $15,500 per semester. (*estimated / varies by person)
  • I-20 Amount: $32k required to document for ISAP to provide form I-20. 
  • Tuition Waivers! Full and partial waivers available to academically qualified students
  • On-Campus employment up to 20 hrs. / week. Average pay, $8.25 US / hr.
  • Paid internships and full-time national employment after graduation. *Requires special authorization call CPT and OPT, which are benefits of the F1 student visa.
  • UWG Location: 1 hour west of Atlanta, GA and the busiest airport in the world. We’ll pick you up! The region is home to 15+ “Fortune 500” and 1,250 multinational companies where many of our graduates do internships and receive job offers.

Traditional College Life & Ideal Size

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • English courses GPA of 2.5

  • Equivalent MATH 1001 or 1101 GPA of 2.5
    Equivalent MATH 1111 GPA of 2.8

  • English Language Proficiency: TOEFL 69; IELTS 6.0; PTE 53; unless from ESL exempt country.

  • ACT 17, English, Reading & Math; or SAT 480, Reading & Writing; 450 Math

  • Freshmen only: High School Transcripts

  • Transfers only: Foreign Credential Evaluation of all university credit from outside the U.S.

  • Other: $40 application fee required. Statement of extra-curricular activities and personal essay recommended but optional.

  • Graduate Degrees & Admissions: varies by program

UWG has a lot to offer! Are we right for you? Application takes about 1 hour and it's okay to start your application and save it to finish later. A $40 application fee is required to submit the application. What are you waiting for?

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