Galen University

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world rank  8654

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Galen University is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of San Ignacio (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Cayo. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Belize, Galen University (GU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational Belizean higher education institution. Galen University (GU) 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 18 years old Belizean higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Belizean higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym GU
Founded 2002
Motto Foundations for Life
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 62.5 Western Highway, PO Box 177
San Ignacio
Tel +501 824 3226
Fax +501 824 3723

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 177, mile 62.5 Western Highway
San Ignacio
824 2336

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Galen University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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