University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA 30118

Located in Carrollton, Georgia, University of West Georgia is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University System of Georgia that operates 10 campuses in Tifton, Albany, Savannah, Bainbridge, Morrow, Brunswick, Columbus, Dalton, Albany, Milledgeville.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 7974 and 4712 students were accepted.

University of West Georgia in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,181 and fees $1,962. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,755 and $1,962 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleTown: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. Masters degrees (MSN)
  4. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 169
Nursing Administration Postbaccalaureate certificate 2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 23
Nursing Administration Post-master's certificate 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Education Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 4

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of West Georgia

West Georgia Technical College - Coweta Campus
22.96 miles away
Chattahoochee Technical College - Paulding Campus
28.03 miles away
Georgia Highlands College
41.57 miles away
Jacksonville State University
41.99 miles away
Georgia State University
42.75 miles away
Chattahoochee Technical College - North Metro Campus
42.87 miles away
Clayton State University
44.36 miles away
Dekalb Technical College
51.86 miles away
Gordon State College
65.71 miles away
Georgia Gwinnett College
68.94 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
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
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current

Admissions

59%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 510
SAT: Math430 to 500
ACT Composite18 to 22
Admission considerations
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

Net Price

$14,285

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,940
30k to 48k$13,954
48k to 75k$16,633
75k to 110k$18,016
Over 110k$18,520
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $174.00 $615.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $222.00 $861.00

Student Population

11,155

Undergrads

2,153

Graduates

8,733

Women

4,575

Men

73%

Full-time

27%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
51%
Black/African American
37%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Katherine Pope and Annie Lou Overton Scholarship

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 [...]

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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 [...]

Curtis G. Hames Nursing Scholarship

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.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118
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