Georgetown American University


Georgetown American University (GAU) is an established University in The Republic of Guyana. It was founded in November 2013 by Guyanese nationals.



Georgetown American University was registered with the National Accreditation Council of Guyana. The first batch of students were enrolled in June 2014 for premedical sciences and Doctor of Medicine program.


USA operations

Georgetown American University established its USA operations in 2015. The US office was commissioned in the state of Maryland. The university also signed a memorandum of understanding with Wyckoff Hospital in Brooklyn to facilitate clinical clerkship in the USA.


“Ameriandians can be doctors”

Georgetown American University started its project “Ameriandians can be doctors” enrolling 17 Indigenous students into the Premedical Sciences Program.


First cohort of Medical Doctors

The first cohort of Medical Doctors graduated from the University. The university also became the official training site in Guyana for the American Heart Association (AHA) with a portfolio of Heartsaver and Basic Life Support courses.


ISO Certification

The university gained ISO 9001:2015 certification.


New Departments

Georgetown American University extended its clinical sciences training in the US through the signing of MOU with Eastside Medical Hospital. Also, three new departments were added to the University portfolio, School of Nursing, Technology and Energy.

Georgetown American University Offered Courses | Programmes

  • School of Medicine (SOM)
  • School of Allied Health Science
  • School of Technology (SOT)
  • School of Energy (SOE)

Georgetown American University Tuition Fees

Tuition and Finance Aid
(Schedule Tuition fee for Academic Year 2020-2021)
Fees are quoted in US Dollars per year

Program / YearCost per YearTotal Tuition per program
Premedical Sciences (1 st year)$11, 500$19, 000
Premedical Sciences (2 nd year)$7, 500
MD – Preclinical Sciences Year 1$11, 500
MD – Preclinical Sciences Year 2$11, 500
MD – Clinical Sciences Year 3$13,500 (Rotations in Guyana);
$29700 (Rotations in USA)
MD – Clinical Sciences Year 4$13,500 (Rotations in Guyana);
$29700 (Rotations in USA)
BSN – Nursing Year 1 to Year 4$7000$28,000
AS – Cybersecurity Year 1 – 2$7000$14,000
BSc.- Cybersecurity Year1-4$7000$28,000

Additional Payment Cost School of Medicine

Administrative and Academic FeesProgramCost
Exam FeePremed$300 per year
Exam Fee Preclinical SciencesMD$300 per year
Exams Fee Clinical Sciences – Year 3MD$185
Exams Fee Clinical Sciences – Year 4MD$85
Laboratory FeePremed$300 per year
Laboratory FeePreclinical$300 per year
Application FeePremed and MD$100
*Registration FeePremed and MD$500 (Guyana) $2500 (International)
Student Government DuesAll$15 per year

Additional Payment Cost School of Science

Administrative and Academic FeesProgramCost
Exam FeeCybersecurity$300 per year
Exam FeeNursing$300 per year
Laboratory FeeAll programs$300 per year
Application FeeAll programs$100
*Registration FeeAll programs$500 (Guyana) $1000 (International)
Student Government DuesAll$15 per year

*Registration fee is a one-time payment per program and is payable at the first registration period for the program. Students who matriculate from one program to another must pay the registration fee for the new program.

Housing and IncidentialsCost per month
Single occupancy*$250
Shared occupancy*$150
Food and transportation*$200
Other expenses$100

*These are estimated costs and are subjected to changes

Georgetown American University Admission

Please review each program admission requirement before applying
School of Medicine
School of Science – Nursing
School of Science – Sonography
School of Science – Cybersecurity
School of Energy – Short courses

Required Documents for Admission Depending on the program you are applying for, the following documents may be required.

  • Professional Diplomas/Certificates (e.g., High school diploma, undergraduate degree)
  • Transcript from previous education institution
  • Proof of identity (government issued photo identification e.g., Passport, driver’s license etc.)
  • Personal Essay expressing your interest in the program.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation from professionals who are aware of your academic pursuits.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of any Medical experience and professional work history, volunteering experience will be an asset (specific to medical school)

Students pre-selected will be invited for an interview. A successful interview automatically qualifies for entry into the program.

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