The University of West Georgia (UWG) is a comprehensive residential university located in Carrollton, Georgia, USA. It was established in 1906 as an Agriculture and Mechanical school.

The University offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs through the College of Arts and Sciences; College of Education; Richards College of Business; School of Nursing; Honors College and Extended Degree Programs; Graduate School. It also offers undergraduate courses as well as graduate courses and programs for online learners.

UWG is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelors, masters, education specialists, and doctoral degrees. The Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology has received accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the Art Department has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

All graduate degree programs in teacher education are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Master of Business Administration and the Master of Professional Accounting degree programs are accredited by the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). The Master of Public Administration program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). The MA program in Psychology is accredited by the Council for Humanistic & Transpersonal Psychologies (CHTP). The Master of Science in Nursing program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Ranking Profile:

- University of West Georgia is placed in Tier 2 among Regional Universities in the South (US News 2011).

- Named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges and one of America’s Best Value Colleges.

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America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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