University of Guam requires at least 124 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. University of Guam accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Guam has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 41% of students who start college at University of Guam complete all the credits required within six years.
University of Guam offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Guam may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Guam has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with University of Guam directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Guam students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Guam.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of Guam does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at University of Guam
University of Guam offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ University of Guam does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of Guam has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Guam offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of Guam offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 University of Guam does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the University of Guam Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Library (RFK Library) and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of Guam does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of Guam have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Guam has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Guam include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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