University of Guam

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University Overview

Founded in 1952, University of Guam is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Mangilao (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of Guam (UOG) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Guamanian higher education institution. University of Guam (UOG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 68 years old Guamanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UOG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym UOG
Founded 1952
Motto Excelsior
Ever Upward
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 303 University Drive
Tel +1 (671) 735 2201
Fax +1 (671) 735 2203

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office UOG Station
Mangilao 96923
(671) 735 2201

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Guam's Library
University of Guam's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 120,060 physical volumes, 13,056 physical media and 127 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Guam's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of Guam provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 218 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021