University of Guyana

country rank  1
world rank  5773

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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 56 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

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

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

National Accreditation Council of Guyana

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019