Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

Quick Facts


Recognized among the nation's top colleges and universities in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Honored as a Best Regional College for 2019 by the Princeton Review.
  • Recognized as one of America's best-fit universities for students by Colleges of Distinction.
  • Named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs for 2019. UWG is one of only two universities nationwide to receive this national recognition from the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) for seven consecutive years.
  • Expanding the Carrollton-Carroll County Education Collaborative into the west Georgia region.