A message from the campus:
Thank you for choosing the University of West Georgia! Please note: This UWG online admission application should NOT be submitted if you: (1) previously attended UWG as a freshman or transfer student (use our readmission application) or (2) are an Advanced Academy of Georgia applicant (use our Advanced Academy Application)
PROCEED TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO BEGIN THE APPLICATION BY CLICKING "BEGIN APPLICATION"
A) Apply: Please fill out the online application as thoroughly as possible. Be sure to answer ALL items on the application to assist in determining your admissability and tuition classification. When you are finished, click the 'SUBMIT' button on the left column of any application screen. Applicants must pay a nonrefundable $40 application fee** (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover). Printable application forms are available at www.westga.edu/admiss/
**Student using an Application Fee Waiver must use the printable application.
B) Send in Your Documents: To determine admission eligibility, you should also request that required official admission documents be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions. You can access the Office of Admissions website at www.westga.edu/~admiss/ to review the admission requirements and required documents for your admission classification.
Please note: Official test scores are required before admission eligibility can be determined for freshmen and transfer students with less than 30 semester hours.
Official test scores can be received in one of two forms:
UWG's SAT code is 5900; ACT code is 0878.
C) Meet Our Deadlines: The following application and document deadline dates are strictly enforced*:
Fall semester: June 1 (Deadline Has Been Extended to July 1)
Spring semester: November 15
Summer semester: May 15
*Applicants who submit application and/or documents within 30 days of the announced deadline date for the semester they wish to enroll may experience delay in other processing areas such as Financial Aid, Residence Life, Advisement, and Orientation/Registration.
All admission documents should be mailed to:
Office of Admissions
University of West Georgia
Mandeville Hall - Front Campus Drive
Carrollton, GA 30118
Telephone: (678) 839-4000
Admissions Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday thru Friday except holidays (Note: Summer office hours may differ!)
UWG complies with the provisions of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Inquiries may be addressed to the UWG Title IX Coordinator at 1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118, (678) 839-5000, or to the U.S. Department of Educationís Civil Rights Hotline, (800) 421-3481.
Online Degree and Certificate Programs
Online Degree and Certificate Programs may not be available in all states. If you are an out-of-state student, please contact the Director of Distance Education to confirm that the program is available in your state.
Verification of Lawful Presence
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia now requires all applicants to USG institutions to provide proof of Lawful Presence in the United States in order to be classified as In-State for tuition purposes. This change is effective immediately for all applicants for Fall Semester 2011, and subsequent semesters. See policy below.*
You MUST prove lawful presence in the United States in ONE of the following ways before you can be admitted as a student paying in-state tution costs:
Lawful presence can be determined through your completed FAFSA. The University of West Georgia school code for the FAFSA is 001601.
Last updated: 10/25/2013 1:47PM PST