|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||21:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,309 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of West Georgia is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,974 applications and 4,712 students were granted admission. University of West Georgia is at the #57 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 61% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 62% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||870 to 1010|
|ACT||18 to 22|
University of West Georgia charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,755 and in-state students paid $4,181.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of University of West Georgia's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 52% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,720 (which is 6.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of West Georgia in 2016-2017, was 1,560, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,731 (which is 8.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of West Georgia has enrolled a total of 13,308 students (9,678 students full-time and 3,630 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 13,308 students, 880 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 34% men and 66% women and 11,155 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,153 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,419 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 37%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of West Georgia.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||25%||562||56|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||10%||232||0|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||9%||198|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||107||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||55||0|
|Mathematics And Statistics||2%||35|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of West Georgia full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of West Georgia graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,700. Last year, out of the total 3,149 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,866 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,981 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,653 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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