University of West Georgia

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University of West Georgia



In-state Tuition

$3,210 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$12,810 / year

Room and Board

$5,861

Application deadline

July 1

Application fee

$20




Educational Resources

Libraries

The Thomas B. Murphy Holocaust Teacher Training and Resource Center

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 521,039 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 65,517 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,143,479 microforms.
  • 10,380 Audio/Visual items.
  • 65,790 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art gallery, Performing arts center, on campus preschool, archaeological lab, election microscope, observatory, TV Station

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 745 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 24 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 250 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 30% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 70% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 30% of housing units are Triples.
  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 27% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 25% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming and Alumni Weekend
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station
  • In total, there are about 71 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Accounting Honor Society; Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honor Society); Alpha Lambda Delta (Freshman Honor Society); Beta Gamma Sigma (National Business Honor Society); Delta Omega Chi (Pre-Med Honor Society for Juniors and Seniors); Gamma Sigma Alpha (Greek Academic Honor Society); Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography Honor Society); Ingram Scholars (Academic Honor Group); Kappa Delta Pi; Kappa Mu Epsilon (Mathematics Honor Society); Kappa Pi; Nursing Honor Society; Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership Honor Society); Order of Omega (Greek Leadership Honor Society); Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society); Phi Delta Kappa (Education Honor Society); Phi Epsilon Kappa (Physical Education); Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman Men? s Honor Society); Phi Kappa Phi (Scholastic Honors); Phi Sigma Iota (Foreign Language Honor Society); Phi Sigma Pi; Pi Alpha Alpha (Public Affairs Honor Society); Pi Gamma Mu (Social Science Honor Society); Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science); Presidential Scholars; Sigma Alpha Iota (Music, Women); Sigma Phi Omega (Sociology); Sigma Pi Sigma; Sigma Tau Delta (English); Student Honors Council
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union; Christian Campus Fellowship; A Place of Refuge; Muslim Student Alliance; Latter Day Saint Student Association; Fellowship of Christian Athletics; Campus Ministry International; Realm; Wesley Foundation (Methodist), Catholic Student Life; Jewish Student Group;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Alliance; NAACP; Latin American Student Organization; International Student Club; Tamashii no Anime;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Phi Omega; Circle K; College Democrats; Eclectic Literacy and Art Magazine; Environmental Awareness Team; Fellowship of Christian Athletics; Frisbee Club; Gay Bisexual Straight Alliance (Lambda); Honors Council; Judo Club; Kayak Club; Skills Club; Soccer Club; Student Activities Council; Student Government Association; The Achievers; The Marathon; UWG College Republicans; University Ambassadors; West Georgia Chinese Kung Fu Society; Writers Block; National Pan-Hellenic Association; Interfraternity Council; Pan-Hellenic Council; West Georgian; United Voices Gospel Choir; Roller Hockey Club; Rod and Gun Club; Recruiting Emerging Alumni Leaders; 1 in 4
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The West Georgian

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (45), Birmingham, AL (100)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (45)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (45)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 95% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,320
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 12 fraternities
  • 3% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 3% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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