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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $24,686
Out-of-state: $37,904
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,188
Out-of-state: $20,406
Room and Board
$9,698
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$6,300
Payment PlansCredit card

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@westga.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline April 1
Final deadline July 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001601
Free

PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,057 (94.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,696 (82.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,685 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met896 (53.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met43%
Average Award$7,704
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,125 (66.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,880
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,515 (89.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,944
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 289 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift79 (3.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,021
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants7,618 (89.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need6,474 (75.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid6,390 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,937 (46.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met45%
Average Award$8,242
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,418 (69.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,875
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,797 (90.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,370
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 783 (12.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift258 (3.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,200
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$27,494
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State LoansAvailable
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Job skill scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Education, English, Social Sciences, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Foreign Languages
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Theater/Drama, Music, Performing Arts, Journalism/Publications
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Religious Involvement, Memberships, Leadership, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Members of Minorities, International Students, Local/State Students, Handicapped Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.10 3.13 447 500 465 20
Low 1.85 2.21 270 280 300 16
High 4.00 4.20 670 660 690 23
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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