University of Guyana

country rank  1
world rank  5874

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, University of Guyana is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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, University of Guyana (UG) is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Guyana (UG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Acronym UG
Founded 1963

University Location

Address PO Box 101110
Georgetown (population range: 50,000-249,999)
T +592 222 5402
F +592 222 3596

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Accreditation Council of Guyana


  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 November 2018