Enrollment: 13,308
Undergraduate: 85 percent
Highest degree: Doctoral
President: Kyle Marrero
Founded: 1906


The University of West Georgia is a leading comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG aspires to be the best comprehensive university in America – sought after as the best place to work, learn, and succeed.

UWG offers 87 programs of study, eight undergraduate degrees with 43 programs of study, nine graduate degrees with 24 programs of study, an education specialist degree with five programs of study, four doctorates, nine post baccalaureate certificates and two post masters certificates. The university also Georgia’s only honors college. Gifted high-school-age students can earn college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 20 or so U.S. residential college early-entrance programs.

Students enjoy a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 150 student organizations. Online, off-campus, and study abroad opportunities expand access to programs.