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UWG offers 97 programs of study including those in arts and humanities, social sciences, education, science and mathematics, nursing and business. Degrees are available at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate levels, and courses are provided in-person, at our Newnan Center and online. UWG also houses Georgia’s first and only Honors College and the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 12 U.S. programs that allow gifted high school students to earn concurrent high school and college credit while living on campus in a full-time residential program. UWG also offers dual enrollment for high school students, allowing them to continue their junior and senior years while enrolling in courses for college credit.
At the University of West Georgia, students engage in over 150 student clubs and organizations. The Center for Student Involvement helps each student to find their calling, whether it lies in leadership and philanthropic opportunities or Greek, honorary and special interest groups. UWG students represent almost every county in Georgia plus approximately 44 other states and 69 nations. UWG offers year-round intramural sports leagues and tournaments for co-ed, women’s and men’s teams including flag football, soccer, basketball, softball and volleyball.
Facilities and Resources
UWG has spent a total of $300 million in new and renovated facilities. From apartment-style living to traditional dormitories, the university provides a variety of on-campus residence options for students. The new East Village includes a dining complex, newly constructed and renovated residence space, an amphitheater, courtyards and terraces. The recently built University Campus Center is home to a large fitness space including a climbing wall, basketball courts and an indoor track, and the new bookstore provides all the supplies necessary for college life including exclusive Wolves merchandise. UWG’s 13 dining locations include everything from home-cooked meals and sushi to national chains like Chick-Fil-A, Subway, Starbucks and Einstein Bros Bagels.
Athletics / Sports
UWG is recognized as an NCAA Division II school and a member of the Gulf South Conference. The Wolves field a total of 13 intercollegiate athletics teams. The men’s sports include football, baseball, basketball, cross country and golf. The women’s sports include basketball, cross county, golf, soccer softball, volleyball, tennis and track and field. UWG also has co-ed and all-female competitive cheerleading squads. Athletic scholarships are available.
Financial Aid / Tuition
UWG’s Department of Financial Aid works with a variety of federal, state and institutional loans, grants, scholarships and work programs to ensure that all students have the opportunity to fulfill their dreams. A variety of interdepartmental scholarships are also available.
UWG has an enrollment of almost 12,000 students, making it the ninth largest public university in Georgia. Applications are accepted year-round. Specific high school and transfer requirements can be found on the UWG website. Once accepted, UWG adequately prepares each student with extensive support programs to ensure a successful journey toward commencement.
Other Cool Facts
UWG is a SACS Level VI university.
UWG is ranked as the #46 public university in the South and as the #91 Southern regional university for both public and private by U.S. News and World Report.
The Online Graduate Computer Information Technology program is ranked #6 nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
Affordable Colleges Online ranked UWG as having the #12 Most Affordable Online College Degree programs in the nation.
UWG is consistently named a “Best Southeastern College and among America’s Best Value Colleges” by the Princeton Review.