University of Guam

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,304
2022 Average Net Price
$9,603
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.89%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,962
72.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
37.7%
163 Graduates

About

University of Guam is a higher education institution located in Guam, GU. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Guam were General Business Administration & Management (85 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (43 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (34 degrees).

In 2022, 602 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Guam. 59% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (285 degrees), 1.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (277 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Guam is $5,304, which is $−18,692 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Guam is $5,304, which is $−18,692 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,603.

In 2022, 61% of undergraduate students attending University of Guam received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 15% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,304
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Guam was $5,304. The cost of tuition at University of Guam is $−18,692 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$9,603
2022 Value
16.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Guam had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,603. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Guam grew by 16.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,866
Room and Board
$2,150
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Guam was of $7,866 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.02% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,150. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.88% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
15%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at University of Guam received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 35.1% with respect to 2021, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.89%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Guam was 2.89%, which represents 17 out of the 589 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

University of Guam had a total enrollment of 2,962 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Guam is 2,136 students and the part-time enrollment is 826. This means that 72.1% of students enrolled at University of Guam are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Guam, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.9% Asian, 44.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.77% White, 0.709% Hispanic or Latino, 0.371% Black or African American, and 0.0338% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Guam in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (27.6%), followed by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (27.3%) and Asian Male (21.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (29.3%), followed by Asian Female (20.2%) and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male (20.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Guam in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,962 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Guam is 2,136 and the part-time enrollment is 826. This means that 72.1% of students enrolled at University of Guam are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Guam was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Guam had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    1,419 enrolled students
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    1,316 enrolled students
  3. White
    82 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Guam is 47.9% Asian, 44.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.77% White, 0.709% Hispanic or Latino, 0.371% Black or African American, and 0.0338% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 82 students (2.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 108 more women than men received degrees from University of Guam. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Guam is asian (285 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (277 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Guam is General Business Administration & Management (85 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (43 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (34 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Guam, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (56 degrees awarded), English (26 degrees), and Education (129 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Guam are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,684,822 people), Secondary school teachers (540,828 people), Physicians (408,616 people), Education administrators (312,009 people), and Other managers (282,821 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Guam in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (56 degrees awarded), English (26 degrees), Education (129 degrees), Protective Services (43 degrees), and Biology (40 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Guam are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at University of Guam are Public Administration and Social Service (56 degrees awarded), English (26 degrees), Education (129 degrees), Protective Services (43 degrees), and Biology (40 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Guam are Elementary & secondary schools (3,058,159 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (628,385 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (609,179 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (417,850 people), and Offices of physicians (228,322 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Guam are Public Administration and Social Service (56 degrees awarded), English (26 degrees), Education (129 degrees), Protective Services (43 degrees), and Biology (40 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Guam.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 85 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Guam was General Business Administration & Management with 85 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

247
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
355
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 247 degrees were awarded to men at University of Guam, which is 0.696 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (355).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at University of Guam in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.778 times less than the 54 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 54 degrees were awarded to men at University of Guam in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.29 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from University of Guam completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Guam is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    285 degrees awarded
  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders
    277 degrees awarded
  3. White
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Guam is asian (285 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, native hawaiian or other pacific islanders (277 degrees).

2.49% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female
    182 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    155 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    130 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Guam is native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female (182 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more native hawaiian or other pacific islanders female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (155 degrees).

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Operations

University of Guam employs 44 Associate professors, 38 Professors and 35 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Guam are Female Associate professor (24), Male Professor (23), and Male Associate professor (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Guam are: Office and Administrative Support, with 93 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 64 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 52 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$45M
2022 Salaries
4.83%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Guam paid a median of $45M in salaries, a 4.83% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.1M
Instructional Salaries
135
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Guam paid a total of $10.1M to 135 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
44 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
93 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Guam were Associate professor with 44 employees, Professor with 38 employees, and Assistant professor with 35 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Guam were Office and Administrative Support with 93 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 64 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 52 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Guam was Female Associate professor with 24 employees, Male Professor with 23 employees, and Male Associate professor with 20 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Guam.

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