UWG Is Test Optional  Through 2021 if Applicated is Submitted by August 11th, 2020. 

Temporary Admissions Criteria are approved based on the following criteria:

  • GPA of 2.5 in English Courses; GPA of 2.5 in MATH 1001 or 1101 Equivalent Courses. GPA of 2.8 in MATH 1111 Equivalent Course; Completed Application and transcripts. Essays and recommendations are welcome but optional. 

Proof of English Language Proficiency *

  • The DuoLingo English Test is accepted (in addition to TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE). Cost: $49. Test-from-home. 1 hour. Results in 3-5 days. 
  • Minimum score of 95 required. 100 recommended. 
  • * Contact ISAP for a list of exempt English Exam countries. 

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Reputation, Programs of Study, Small Class Size

 Affordability, Work Experience & Ideal Location

  • Cost Per Semester: Tuition $7800, Fees $1000, Meals $2000* , Housing $3000*, Insurance $1200, Books $500* = $15,500 per semester. (*estimated / varies by person)
  • I-20 Amount: $32k required to document for ISAP to provide form I-20. 
  • Tuition Waivers! Full and partial waivers avalible to academically qualified students
  • On-Campus employment up to 20 hrs. / week. Average pay, $8.25 US / hr.
  • Paid internships and full-time national employment after graduation. *Requires special authorization call CPT and OPT, which are benefits of the F1 student visa.
  • UWG Location: 1 hour west of Atlanta, GA and the busiest airport in the world. We’ll pick you up! The region is home to 15+ “Fortune 500” and 1,250 multinational companies where many of our graduates do internships and receive job offers.

Admission Requirements

UWG Is Test Optional  if Completed Application is Submitted by August 11th, 2020

Temporary Admissions Criteria are approved based on the following criteria:

  • English courses GPA of 2.5

  • Equivalent MATH 1001 or 1101 GPA of 2.5
    Equivalent MATH 1111 GPA of 2.8

  • English Language Proficiency: TOEFL 69; IELTS 6.0; PTE 53; or DuoLingo English Exam 95, unless from ESL exempt country.

  • SAT / ACT: Not Required for Completed Applications Received by August 11th, 2020

  • ACT 17, English, Reading & Math; or SAT 480, Reading & Writing; 450 Math

  • Freshmen only: High School Transcripts

  • Transfers only: Foreign Credential Evaluation of all university credit from outside the U.S.

  • Other: $40 application fee required.  Statement of extra-curricular activities and personal essay recommended but optional.

  • Graduate Degrees & Admissions: varies by program


  • Takes about 1 hour. OK to start and save your application for later. $40 application fee required to submit application when complete.