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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $19,572
Out-of-state: $32,154
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,832
Out-of-state: $19,414
Room and Board
$8,692
Books and Supplies
$1,300
Other Expenses
$2,748
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 DeadlineApril 1
Award NotificationOn or about May 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001601
Free

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,626 (78.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,341 (82.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,326 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met307 (23.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met55%
Average Award$9,228
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,174 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,445
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,217 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,845
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,202 (90.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift62 (3.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,745
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants7,056 (86.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need6,083 (74.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid5,978 (98.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,793 (30.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met51%
Average Award$8,957
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,920 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,700
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,462 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,543
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 612 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift321 (3.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,584
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$18,603
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
State Loans 
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, State scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
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
$1,455
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.94 3.01 466 456 459 18
Low 1.97 0.86 350 310 290 12
High 3.80 4.00 620 620 650 21
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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