University of West Georgia

Public, Four-years School Located in Carrollton, GA

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How much is the West Georgia tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, West Georgia's tuition & fees is $5,971 for Georgia residents and $17,024 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $26,153 for Georgia residents and $37,206 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

West Georgia Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$5,971
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,024
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$11,330
On-campus Expenses$7,652
Off-campus Room & Board$10,742
Off-campus Expenses$7,530
2023-2024 Estimates
Georgia Residents Tuition & Fees$5,467
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,489

How Much Does it Cost to Go to West Georgia for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $68,377 at West Georgia. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $144,305. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $116,282.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$17,052$36,034$29,046
Sophomore (2024-25)$17,080$36,062$29,062
Junior (2025-26)$17,108$36,090$29,079
Senior (2026-27)$17,136$36,118$29,095
4 Years Total$68,377$144,305$116,282
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$17,080$36,062$29,062
Sophomore (2025-26)$17,108$36,090$29,079
Junior (2026-27)$17,136$36,118$29,095
Senior (2027-28)$17,165$36,147$29,112
4 Years Total$68,490$144,418$116,348
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$17,108$36,090$29,079
Sophomore (2026-27)$17,136$36,118$29,095
Junior (2027-28)$17,165$36,147$29,112
Senior (2028-29)$17,193$36,175$29,129
4 Years Total$68,602$144,530$116,415
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$17,136$36,118$29,095
Sophomore (2027-28)$17,165$36,147$29,112
Junior (2028-29)$17,193$36,175$29,129
Senior (2029-30)$17,221$36,203$29,145
4 Years Total$68,715$144,643$116,482
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$17,165$36,147$29,112
Sophomore (2028-29)$17,193$36,175$29,129
Junior (2029-30)$17,221$36,203$29,145
Senior (2030-31)$17,250$36,232$29,162
4 Years Total$68,829$144,757$116,548

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, West Georgia' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $10,033.
In-StateOut-of-State
University of West Georgia$5,971$17,024
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Financial Aid and COA

At University of West Georgia, 8,474 students (89%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,977.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at West Georgia is $30,229 for students living on-campus and $29,519 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,388 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $8,452 and the average amount of student loans is $5,713.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$26,153$37,206
COA (off-campus)$25,443$36,496
Tuition & Fees$5,971$17,024
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$20,182$20,182
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,472$19,472
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,176$30,229
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,466$29,519
Average Financial Aid$6,977$6,977
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship8,47489%$6,977
Pell Grants4,19944%$5,100
Federal Student Loan4,08243%$5,964
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,38896%-
Grants or Scholarships1,36095%$8,452
Federal Grants1,05874%$5,239
Pell Grants74452%$5,357
Other Federal Grants1,05673%$1,475
State/Local Grants96267%$5,002
Institutional Grants22315%$5,111
Student Loan Aid72050%$5,713
Federal Student Loans70849%$5,304
Other Student Loans473%$7,621
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level963890$7,496
0-30,000364364$9,378
30,001-48,000183179$8,953
48,001-75,000185175$6,639
75,001-110,00010884$4,325
110,001 or more12388$3,831

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

West Georgia's acceptance rate is 69.70%. A total of 6,610 applicants applied to and 4,607 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,545 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 33.54%.
To apply to West Georgia, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,6102,463$4,127
Admitted4,6071,557$3,040
Enrolled1,545610$935
Acceptance Rate69.70%63.22%73.66%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.54%39.18%30.76%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to West Georgia. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,035 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 21.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0359401,130
National Average1,168
Georgia Average1,112
SAT EBRW550500600
SAT Math485440530
ACT Composite211824
National Average24
Georgia Average22
ACT Math201624
ACT English211724

Student Population

University of West Georgia has a total of 11,893 students including 8,666 undergraduate and 3,227 graduate students. By gender, there are 4,068 male students and 8,619 female students attending West Georgia. The school offers online degree programs and 4,937 students enrolled online exclusively (41.51% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total12,687 4,0688,619
Undergraduate9,538 3,3236,215
Graduate3,149 7452,404

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA
Phone678-839-5000
WEBwww.westga.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered86 Programs
Online Program Offered4 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered29 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate80.12%
Yield37.16%
Student Population11,893
Graduation Rate43%
Transfer-out Rate28%
Retention Rate73% (Full-time), 46% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties486 (Full-time), 132 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,438 (Full-time), 216 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$66,985
Average Staff Salary$52,311