University of Goroka

country rank  4
world rank  9297

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University Overview

Established in 1968, University of Goroka is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Goroka (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Eastern Highlands. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Papua New Guinea, University of Goroka (UOG) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Goroka (UOG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym UOG
Founded 1968
Motto Creating the Future

University Location

Address PO Box 1078
Goroka (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Eastern Highlands
Papua New Guinea
T +675 (731) 1700
F +675 (732) 2620

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019