University of West Georgia, GA

Public4-Year • Large • Primarily ResidentialDoctoral UniversityNot Selective • High Transfer-InMain Campus
1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118
(678) 839-5000

University of West Georgia Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at University of West Georgia

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Biological and Biomedical Sciences7%
Business, Management, Marketing22%
Communication, Journalism7%
Computer and Information Sciences1%
English Language and Literature2%
Foreign Languages, Linguistics1%
Health Professions and Related Programs15%
Mathematics and Statistics1%
Parks, Recreation, Fitness Studies4%
Philosophy and Religious Studies1%
Physical Sciences2%
Social Sciences16%
Visual and Performing Arts2%


Getting into University of West Georgia

58%Admission Rate
470Median SAT Math
530Median SAT Reading
20Median ACT Composite

Typical Test Scores

SAT Math (25–75%)430–510
200 800
SAT Reading (25–75%)490–570
200 800
ACT Composite (25–75%)18–22
1 36


Cost of Attending University of West Georgia

$6KIn-State Tuition
$17KOut-of-State Tuition
$23KAverage Total Cost
$16KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolGAUS


Typical Debt after University of West Georgia

59%Receive Federal Loans
$13KMedian Federal Debt
43%Repayment Rate
$257Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolGAUS
$0–$30K 41%60%57%
$30K–$48K 18%15%16%
$48K–$75K 15%11%12%
$75K–$110K 13%8%9%
>$110K 13%9%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$14K$11K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$12K$12K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$13K$11K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$16K$12K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$11K$10K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$37K$26K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$26K$19K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$6K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$3K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 39%32%43%
3-years after entering repayment 43%37%46%
5-years after entering repayment 52%42%50%
7-years after entering repayment 57%49%55%


Completion Rates at University of West Georgia

69%Retention Rate
36%Transfer Rate
18%Withdrawal Rate
41%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolGAUS
Within 4 Years 19%29%38%
Within 6 Years 41%44%55%
Within 8 Years 44%49%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolGAUS
Asian 67%46%53%
Black 45%35%39%
Caucasian 40%41%52%
Hispanic or Latino 45%44%47%
Native American or Alaskan Native 100%35%40%
Non-US citizens/residents 36%52%50%
Two or more races 34%36%44%
Other race 29%34%44%


Outcomes after University of West Georgia

91%Employment Rate
$32KMedian Salary
$20K25 Pctl Salary
$44K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 91%85%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 89%84%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 90%84%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 89%83%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 90%83%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$9K$6K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$20K$15K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$32K$27K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$44K$40K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$56K$52K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$32K$27K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$36K$30K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$38K$32K$35K


Students at University of West Georgia

70%Full-time Undergrads
21Avg Entry Age
2,598Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 63%68%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 37%32%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolGAUS
Asian 1%3%4%
Black 39%45%18%
Caucasian 46%36%49%
Hispanic or Latino 8%8%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native <1%<1%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 1%2%2%
Two or more races 4%2%3%
Other race 1%3%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolGAUS
$0–$30K 37%49%43%
$30K–$48K 19%18%18%
$48K–$75K 16%15%16%
$75K–$110K 14%12%14%
>$110K 15%13%15%

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