University of West Georgia (UWG)

Your Opinion: Is this School Hard to Get Into?
14 32

University of West Georgia can be found in Carrollton, GA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 15,000 students are enrolled at University of West Georgia.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 920 (25th percentile) - 1080 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 18 (25th percentile) - 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants admitted to University of West Georgia. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UWG average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.14 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 59 percent with 44 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the UWG acceptance rate 2021 will be around 55%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UWG Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of West Georgia was reported as 59.5% in Fall 2020 with over 7,120 applications submitted to UWG. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UWG ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • UWG Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into University of West Georgia?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UWG is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of West Georgia has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 59.1%
  • 2017-2018: 58.6%
  • 2018-2019: 58.6%
  • 2019-2020: 59.5%
  • Projected UWG Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 54.9%

How Does UWG Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of West Georgia is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Jacksonville State University54.8%
Clayton State University51.1%
Emory University15.6%
Columbus State University79.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UWG (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 570
Math430 - 510
Total Score920 - 1080
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 22
Math17 - 21
Composite Score18 - 22
To learn more about the data and calculations that power this site, please visit our data discussion page.