Georgetown American University

country rank  7
world rank  12710

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University Overview

Founded in 2014, Georgetown American University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Georgetown (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Demerara-Mahaica. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Council of Guyana, Georgetown American University (GAU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. Georgetown American University (GAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 5 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Guyanese higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym GAU
Founded 2014
Motto Educating and Researching to Save Lives
Colours Burgundy, orange and yellow

University Location

Address 81 Croal Street
Georgetown (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +592 226 1375
F +592

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Shotley Bridge Place
Olney 20832
+592 240-938-0893

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Not reported
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

National Accreditation Council of Guyana

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Wyckoff Hospital

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019