University of West Georgia Graduate Schools

University of West Georgia (referred to as West Georgia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Carrollton, GA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of West Georgia is $6,488 for Georgia residents and $18,980 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,088 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 13,419 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of West Georgia (referred to as West Georgia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Carrollton, GA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1936 - Current).
West Georgia Directory Information
School NameUniversity of West Georgia (West Georgia)
Address1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
Phone678-839-5000
Webhttps://www.westga.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.westga.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.westga.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of West Georgia is $6,488 for Georgia residents and $18,980 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,088 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 13,419 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 86 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 26 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,980
$6,488 for Georgia Residents
Student Population3,088
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs86 graduate programs
(26 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of West Georgia is $6,488 for Georgia residents and $18,980 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $241 for Georgia residents and $935 for out-of-state students.
University of West Georgia offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of West Georgia offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)26 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of West Georgia is $6,488 for Georgia residents and $18,980 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$4,086$1,962$15,876$1,962
2018-2019$4,086$2,024$15,876$2,024
2019-2020$4,338$2,024$16,830$2,024
2020-2021$4,338$2,150$16,830$2,150
2021-2022$4,338$2,150$16,830$2,150
The graduate school tuition & fees of West Georgia is average compared to public graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $19,068 (public) / $15,843 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of West Georgia$6,488$18,980
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,525$17,067
Public$7,366$19,068
Private$15,843
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $18,982 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of West Georgia. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.64% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,994. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.04% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,444$6,800$7,000$6,800
2018-2019$9,708$6,800$6,900$6,800
2019-2020$10,340$7,294$10,340$7,294
2020-2021$10,340$7,294$10,340$7,294
2021-2022$11,330$7,652$10,342$7,652
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $241 for Georgia residents and $935 for other students at University of West Georgia. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$227$882
2018-2019$227$882
2019-2020$241$935
2020-2021$241$935
2021-2022$241$935

Graduate Programs at West Georgia

University of West Georgia offers 38 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,087 students have completed their study at University of West Georgia.
Offered Degrees at University of West Georgia
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree227697
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship4232
Post Bachelor's Degree6220
Post Master's Degree60338
Total38111,087
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of West Georgia by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational/Instructional Technology program with 139 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational/Instructional Technology program with 113 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Education (other) program with 22 completers.
University of West Georgia offers 38 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,087 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 697 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 338 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
Computer Science14-
Education [+] (1 completers) 428 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0$75,900
Educational/Instructional Technology113$55,300
Special Education and Teaching33$56,500
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services44$38,800
Elementary Education and Teaching103-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels103-
Reading Teacher Education32-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics (other)1-
Psychology [+] 18 completers-
Psychology18-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Public Administration20-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 21 completers-
Criminology13-
Sociology8-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Music13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 69 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist30-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse39$73,700
Business [+] (1 completers) 89 completers-
Business Administration and Management84$59,800
Accounting5-
History [+] 12 completers-
History12-
Total697
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 21 completers-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6-
Education (other)15-
Psychology [+] 7 completers-
Community Psychology7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
4-
Total32
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 10 completers-
Museology/Museum Studies10-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy4-
Public Administration1-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods0-
Geography (other)5-
History [+] 0 completers-
Public/Applied History0-
Total20
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 338 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration8-
Educational/Instructional Technology139-
Special Education and Teaching53-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services20-
Elementary Education and Teaching114-
Secondary Education and Teaching4-
Total338

Graduate Student Population at West Georgia

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,088 students enrolled into University of West Georgia graduate schools where it has total 13,419 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 652 full-time and 2,436 part-time graduate students. By gender, 668 male and 2,420 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0886682,420
Full-time652163489
Part-tme2,4365051,931
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,904 White (61.66%), 856 Black/African American (27.72%), 109 Hispanic (3.53%), 37 Asian (1.20%), and 182 students with other races. 24 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0886682,420
American Indian/Native American220
Asian37928
Black/African American856185671
Hispanic1092089
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,9044071,497
Two More621349
Un-Known932271
Non-resident Alien241014
University of West Georgia offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,607 graduate students (84.42% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 314 graduate students (10.17% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,088
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,607
Enrolled Some Online Courses314
Not in Online Courses167
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of West Georgia. 500 students are aged 20 to 24 (16.19% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 299 students are aged above 50 (9.68%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of West Georgia.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0886682,420
Age 18-19101
Age 20-2116313
Age 22-24484107377
Age 25-29683163520
Age 30-34481127354
Age 35-3945996363
Age 40-49665113552
Age 50-6428255227
Over 6417413

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