Graduate Studies is the key to mastery of a profession or a discipline that can contribute to your own personal and career goals, but also to the revitalization of Guam for the next several decades. As higher education increasingly turns online venues, local Universities are more and more critical to the process of mentoring, personalizing, and maintaining the human factor. Graduate Faculty at the University of Guam are within a broad network of colleagues, co-workers, friends, and family who will be part of your cohort for the rest of your working life.
The role of the Office of Graduate Admission is to administer graduate admissions and maintain academic records of graduate students. Graduate Program Coordinators or major professors provide students with advice and assistance with special problems. Graduate student appeals, petitions, and requests for special consideration are handled via the respective Dean to the Director of Graduate Studies.
The Director shall coordinate graduate matters between college and school academic programs, Graduate Admissions Office, and RFK Library, which handles thesis and special project publication and archival.
Graduate Admissions Office
University of Guam
303 University Drive
Mangilao, Guam 96913
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) is a regional organization created by the Western Regional Education Compact and adopted in the 1950s by Western states. WICHE was created to facilitate resource sharing among the higher education systems of the West. It implements a number of activities to accomplish its objectives. Gain affordable access to higher education. Through enrollment at cooperating campus-based programs, WICHE's student access programs offer a broad range of options for students at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels.
The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) is coordinated by WICHE and provides a tuition rate of 150% of resident graduate tuition. WRGP/WICHE is intended for those who can prove residency in a qualified WRGP/WICHE state and who are admitted to an approved UOG program.
The 15 participating states are the following: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Students must have one (1) year of residency in a qualified WRGP/WICHE state. Proof of eligibility can be demonstrated by submitting one of the following items:
Application deadlines: Fall - July 1 | Spring - December 1 | Summer - May 1. Applications received after will be considered for the future term.
Students should contact the academic unit directly for any related questions. Ask the admissions staff who handled your application for admissions.
No. Once you have been approved, you will remain approved throughout your program for one academic year. After one academic year of continuous enrollment, your status will change to resident and resident tuition will apply.
Yes. Click here for the application form. You must submit this with proof of eligibility. Application deadlines: Fall - July 1 | Spring - December 1 | Summer - May 1. Applications received after will be considered for the future term.
Yes. Application deadlines: Fall - July 1 | Spring - December 1 | Summer - May 1. Applications received after will be considered for the future term.
Applicants will be notified 2-3 days after receipt of requirements via email once applications have been evaluated and a decision has been made.
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