University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA 30118
University of West Georgia is one of the 29 public 4-year colleges in Georgia. Its campus is medium in size and located in the town of Carrollton. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,240 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,613 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%).
Every year 40% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
University of West Georgia's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,264, and fees were $1,962. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,048 and $1,962 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||1||6|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1936 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/03/2003 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||920 to 1090|
|ACT||18 to 22|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$178/credit|
|In State Students||$178/credit|
|Out of State Students||$627/credit|
|In District Students||$227/credit|
|In State Students||$227/credit|
|Out of State Students||$882/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of University of West Georgia's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$699|
|State Grant & Scholarships||62%||$4,441|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||15%||$3,995|
|Federal Student Loans||65%||$5,735|
$14,351Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$12,951|
|$30,001 to $48,000$13,819|
|$48,001 to $75,000$16,382|
|$75,001 to $110,000$18,054|
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The Georgia Nurses Foundation announces a call for applications for the annual Georgia Nurses Foundation and the Georgia Nurses Association scholarship awards. These programs include: the ...
These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for ...
Applicant must be an incoming freshman student from Georgia with a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (minimum composite ACT score of 27) and is majoring in nursing.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.