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University of West Georgia

Country

Carrollton, USA

Overall Ranking

299 in US News

Fees

Varies

Overview

  • The University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia, was founded in 1906. The sixth-largest public institute has its main campus in Carrollton, a satellite instructional site in Newnan, and other campuses and study centres in Douglasville, Atlanta, and Tyus Road. 
  • The university offers 100 undergraduates, 40 postgraduate, eight specializations, five doctorates, 29 certificates, and seven endorsement programs through its academic colleges. Popular courses include psychology, Nursing, Business Administration, Management, Criminology, Public Affairs, and marketing. 
  • On-campus accommodation is provided in residential halls and apartments such as Arbor View Apartments, Bowdon Hall, Strozier Complex, Center Pointe Suites, The Oaks, Tyus Hall, University Suites, and The Village; the rent ranges from 2,500 - 3,700 USD along with an application fee of 150 USD. 
  • All halls are equipped with fully furnished rooms, a kitchen, study areas, social spaces, lounges, fitness centres, laundry, and dining options. The student union manages more than 160 student clubs and organizations, 24 fraternities and sororities, and sports like basketball, football, golf, cross country, etc. UWG conducts a Student Externship Program, and graduates are met with an average annual salary of 43,800 USD. 
  • The undergraduate tuition fees for graduate programs are 7,750 USD and 8,450 USD per semester. International students benefit from over 300 merit-based and need-based scholarships like Bill Cummings Scholarship Fund, Carrollton Junior Woman's Club Scholarship, and Chuck Puckett Family Endowment are awarded. 
About the University

Year of establishment

1906

University Website Link

https://www.westga.edu/

Also Known as

UWG

Total Students

12718

Total International Students

149

Size of Campus

645

International Students Website

https://www.westga.edu/isap/index.php

University of West Georgia Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

US News

299

Times Higher Education

600

Popular Courses Offered

Undergraduate

BS in Mathematics (Applied)

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

2,653,973

Postgraduate

MS in Biology

Duration

18 months

Tutiton Fees

1,909,247

Postgraduate

MS in Mathematics (Applied)

Duration

24 months

Tutiton Fees

1,576,160

Eligibility

Minimum Requirements For Undergraduate:

 

Test

Math

Reading

ACT

17 Math

17 English or 17 Reading

SAT

450

480 Evidence-Based Reading & Writing

 

 

 

 

 

 

English language proficiency:

Test

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

TOEFL (iBT)

69

79

IELTS

6.0

6.5

PTE

53

-

 

Admission Process

Application Method

Note that the University has chosen to waive the SAT and ACT score requirements for prospective undergraduate students for the academic year 2021–2022, which is important information for international applicants seeking admission to UWG. To learn more about UWG applications, visa requirements, and the pre-arrival procedure, they can submit an International Student Admissions and Programs, or ISAP, form.

 

Online application portal

 

40 USD as an application fee

 

Required Documents:

 

  • Authentic transcripts
  • Financial Information
  • Test results for English proficiency
  • scores of examinations to study in the US

Accommodation

On-Campus Accommodation

 

All first-year college students are required to enrol in a freshman meal plan for both semesters and live on campus for two semesters (Fall/Spring or Spring/Fall). A Residency Requirement Waiver is available to students who have already completed two semesters at another university and who will be 21 years old on the first day of classes in the Fall semester. In the US, they have the option of living off-campus.

 

The following housing options are available to first-year students at the University of West Georgia.

 

  • Bowdon Hall: This is a conventional hall with rooms that sleep two people each. It provides amenities like individual study rooms, a full kitchen, a movie theatre, and music venues.
  • Strozier Complex: There are 62 single rooms in this pet-friendly residence hall. The Strozier complex features a designated dog walk area in addition to full-sized mattresses in a single room and an on-site kitchen.
  • Center Pointe Suites: For first-year students, this is their initial choice. It offers single and shared bathrooms, wardrobes, and furniture in its single and shared occupancy rooms. The resident hall also features a grill-equipped terrace.
  • The Oaks: Both single and double rooms with private or semi-private baths are available in this hall. The Oaks includes amenities like a meeting/presentation room, a pool table, as well as a vending machine den and is located near to East Commons eating hall.
  • University Suites: Residence halls in the suite type with semi-private toilets are available at University Suites. Additionally, it houses a conference room and the Academic Resource Center.
     

On-campus housing can be found here.

 

Off-Campus Accommodation

 

  • Studio apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, 3 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and single bedroom are among the residential types.
  • The typical monthly rent is between 1000 and 1400 dollars.
  • All of the necessary amenities are included in the student apartments, including power, water, gas, a modular kitchen, and unrestricted internet access.
  • The majority of the units are leased. The usual lease term is 7 to 12 months.

 

Off-campus housing link

 

Placements

The University of West Georgia's placement office is quite active and provides its students with a wide range of professional prospects. The average remuneration package for UWG graduates is 59,500 USD.

 

Some of the well-known businesses that give placements to UWG students after studying in the USA include the Southwire Company, WellStar Health System, State University of West Georgia, Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., and Interface, Inc. Based on work positions, the table below displays the typical pay for UWG graduates.

 

Position

Average salary

Senior Software Engineer

127,000 USD

Software Engineer

78,000 USD

Senior Accountant

69,000 USD

General Manager, Restaurant

55,000 USD

Human Resources (HR) Manager

57,000 USD

Staff Accountant

49,000 USD

Office Manager

48,000 USD

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Advantages

Among the Best Colleges in Georgia, the University of West Georgia holds the 23rd position in 2021.

In 2019, it was honoured as the Best Regional College by the Princeton Review.

Offers more than 90+ courses.

Employability rate of 91% within 2 years after graduation.

The acceptance rate is 59%.

Easy availability of scholarships.

Tuition and accommodation fees are affordable.

Recognized by the Carnegie Foundation with the Community Engagement Classification.

Get all your Questions Answered

Where is University of West Georgia located?

University of West Georgia is located in Carrollton, USA

How much does it cost to study in University of West Georgia?

The average first year cost to study in University of West Georgia is INR 2478403

What is the acceptance rate for University of West Georgia?

University of West Georgia has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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