Papua New Guinea (PNG) has a total of eight public and private universities that offer undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields. The oldest and largest university in PNG is the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG), which was established in 1965. It offers programs in agriculture, business, law, medicine, and social sciences. The Papua New Guinea University of Technology (UNITECH) is the country’s premier technological university and offers programs in engineering, science, and natural resources management. The University of Goroka (UOG) is a specialized teacher-training university that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in education, arts, and social sciences. The University of Natural Resources and Environment (UNRE) is a specialized university that focuses on natural resources management and environmental studies. The Western Pacific University (WPU) is the newest public university and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in agriculture, business, and social sciences.
There are also three private universities in PNG. Divine Word University (DWU) is a Catholic university run by the Divine Word Missionaries that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in arts, business, education, health sciences, and natural sciences. Pacific Adventist University (PAU) is a Seventh-Day Adventist university that offers programs in arts, business, education, health sciences, and theology. International Business School (IBS) University is a private university that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in business, information technology, and hospitality management.
PNG’s Prime Minister, James Marape, challenged the Lutheran Church to build a university in Lae. Talks are underway, but this has not yet come to fruition. If established, this university would be the 9th in PNG.
Here, you’ll find information on PNG universities.
PNG Universities Acceptance Lists 2023This year's updates on PNG Universities Acceptance Lists - here you'll find out about the 2023 acceptance list for UPNG, UNRE, UoG, PAU, DWU, WPU and UoT/UNITECH. We'll bring you the latest as each PNG university and DHERST release the non-school leavers, School leavers and Grade 12 Acceptance list for the New Academic Year, 2023. Click on the 'Active Blue' link to get more info
|Admission updates||2023 Selection List released by DHERST||2023 Acceptance List released by each university|
|University of Papua New Guinea UPNG||UPNG Acceptance List (School Leavers)||UPNG Acceptance List (Non-School Leavers)|
|University of Goroka UoG||UPNG Acceptance List (School Leavers)||UPNG Acceptance List (Non-School Leavers)|
|Pacific Adventist University PAU||UPNG Acceptance List (School Leavers)||UPNG Acceptance List (Non-School Leavers)|
|Divine Word University DWU||UPNG Acceptance List (School Leavers)||UPNG Acceptance List (Non-School Leavers)|
|University of Natural Resources & Environemnt UNRE||UPNG Acceptance List (School Leavers)||UPNG Acceptance List (Non-School Leavers)|
|University of Technology UoT/UNITECH||UPNG Acceptance List (School Leavers)||UPNG Acceptance List (Non-School Leavers)|
|Western Pacific University WPU||UPNG Acceptance List (School Leavers)||UPNG Acceptance List (Non-School Leavers)|
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Divine Word University (DWU)
Papua New Guinea University of Technology (UoT)
- School Leavers selection: Grade 12 selection from the National High and Secondary schools or Grade 12 matriculation studies pathway (as a school leaver)
- Non-school selection: Leavers Non-school leavers’ selection of students who have left formal studies within the PNG Education system and wanting to study at Unitech. Of course, this category of students will have to meet the selection criteria of the university.
- Overseas students’ selections: students from the Pacific Island countries and ...
Pacific Adventist University (PAU)
- PAU APPLICATION FORMS 2023
- Grade 12 School Leavers and Diploma holders Application for admission information Download PDF - Admission Requirements
- PAU Non-school Leavers and Post Graduate application for admission information Download PDF version - Admission Requirements
University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG)
- School of Law,
- School Medicine and Health Sciences,
- Schools of Business and Public Policy,
- School Humanities and Social Sciences and
- School of Natural and Physical Sciences.
University of Goroka (UoG)
2023 UoG Acceptance List PDF Download
2023 UPNG Acceptance List PDF Download
Grade 11 Selection Lists 2023 Highlands, Southern, Momase, NGI
- From past experiences, the Grade 11 selections will take up to 2 weeks and a further 2 weeks to see the selection list published online.
- The 2022 Grade 10 exam results will come out on the 9th ...
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