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Georgetown American University

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Founded in 2014, the Georgetown American University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Georgetown (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Demerara-Mahaica. Officially recognized by the National Accreditation Council of Guyana, Georgetown American University (GAU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational Guyanese higher education institution. Georgetown American University (GAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation) and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 10-year-old Guyanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Guyanese higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Georgetown American University's Control Typeprivate


Georgetown American University's Entity Typenot reported


Georgetown American University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Georgetown American University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

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

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University Location

Address 81 Croal Street
Georgetown American University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Georgetown American University Phone Number +592 226 1375
Georgetown American University Fax Number +592

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Georgetown American University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Georgetown American University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Georgetown American University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Georgetown American University.

Georgetown American University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Georgetown American University's admission information.

Georgetown American University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Georgetown American University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Georgetown American University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Georgetown American University's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Georgetown American University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Georgetown American University's Admission Office Admission Office

Shotley Bridge Place
Olney 20832
240 938 0893
404 348 4891

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Georgetown American University.

Georgetown American University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Georgetown American University has an enrollment range of under-250 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Georgetown American University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of under-50 academic employees (Faculty).

Georgetown American University's Control Type Control Type

Georgetown American University is a private higher education institution.

Georgetown American University's Entity Type Entity Type

Not reported

Georgetown American University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Georgetown American University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Trimesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Georgetown American University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Georgetown American University's main facilities:

Georgetown American University's Library University Library

Not reported

Georgetown American University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Georgetown American University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Georgetown American University's main services:

Georgetown American University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Georgetown American University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

Not reported

Georgetown American University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Georgetown American University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Georgetown American University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Georgetown American University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Georgetown American University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: National Accreditation Council of Guyana

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Georgetown American University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Wyckoff Hospital

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

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Georgetown American University's YouTube channel Georgetown American University's official YouTube channel

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Georgetown American University's Instagram page Georgetown American University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn


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Free Online Courses

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