Guam Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 23069 Guam Main Facility
Barrigada, GU 96921-3069
Tel: (671)735-4422
Admissions: (671)735-5531
Fax: (671)734-5238
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Territory-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1977. Setting: 22-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $6.4 million. Total enrollment: 1,754. 378 applied, 99% were admitted. Full-time: 394 students, 70% women, 30% men. Part-time: 1,360 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 10 other countries, 0.1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 0.3% black, 91% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 47% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at University of Guam. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1500 full-time. Territory resident tuition: $2250 full-time, $50 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3000 full-time, $75 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $220 full-time, $110 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Most popular organizations: Council of Post Secondary Student Association (COPSA), Phi Theta Kappa. Major annual event: Diversity Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 12-hour patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. 15,806 books, 11,000 microform titles, 375 serials, 1,567 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 220 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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