F A S T F A C T S Location | Mangilao Population | 15,191 Enrollment | 3,873 Language | English Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host
Term Dates Fall | 08/26-12/18 Spring | 01/20-5/21
University of Guam
About This Campus
Founded in 1952 as a teacher training college, UOG is a land-grant and sea-grant institution and is the major institution of higher education in the Western Pacific. At UOG, students and faculty work and learn in a multicultural atmosphere. UOG's 3600 students come from Guam, the U.S. Mainland, Micronesia, and 35 foreign countries. The UOG Marine Laboratory has become a world-class research and teaching facility specializing in tropical marine biology. To all we offer the hospitality, helpfulness, and warm "hafa adai" (hello) spirit for which our Island is famous.
Because Guam is located in the tropical zone, the climate is pleasant with an average temperature of 82 degrees. Its population of 155,000 enjoys the sun, clean air, beautiful sunsets, and miles of quiet sandy beaches. Recreational activities include hiking, boonie stomping, golfing, snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, surfing,jet skiing, and wind surfing.
Accounting, Anthropology, Art, Biology/Life Science, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, English, Exercise Science, Experimental Pathology, Fine Art, Food Science, Geography, History, Japanese, Journalism, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Military Sciences, Music, Nutrition, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Secondary Education, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Notes About Housing Estimated amount for rent is with a roommate. There residence hall meal plan and is limited to 120 meal plans per semester for lunch and dinner and Saturday is lunch only and Sunday is dinner only. Students buy groceries (closest grocery store is 1.5 miles from campus) and can cook their own meals. The kitchen is opened 24 hours every day. It is courteous in Guam to reimburse someone who provides transportation for you.