List of universities in Ghana

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This is a list of universities in Ghana. For the purposes of this list, colleges and universities are defined as accredited, degree-granting, polytechnics institutions. Small universities are, merged and incorporated as affiliated institutions into larger institutions, and most higher education institutions are named "university college". The country's colleges which are incorporated with universities are listed as "university college". The country's "polytechnics" are also listed.

There are other educational institutions in Ghana - some are local campuses of foreign universities, some conduct classes for students who write their exams at the distance-education centers of the larger Ghanaian universities. Universities and colleges are accredited by the National Accreditation Board - Ghana under the Ministry of Education - Ghana.

Institution Nickname Founded Undergrad Postgrad Total (2011) Location(s)
Public universities1
University of Ghana Legon 1948 38,000 Legon, Accra, Korle Bu and Atomic, Greater Accra, including over ten workers' colleges all over the ten regions of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUST 1952 21,285 2,306 23,591 Kumasi, Ashanti
University of Cape Coast Cape Vars 1961 15,835 Cape Coast, Central
University of Education, Winneba UEW 1992 16,879 Winneba, Central
University for Development Studies UDS 1992 Tamale, Northern
University of Professional Studies UPS 1965 10,000 Accra, Greater Accra
University of Mines and Technology UMAT 2001 Tarkwa, Western
University of Health and Allied Sciences UHAS 2011 Ho, Volta
University Of Energy And Natural Resources UENR 2012 Sunyani, Brong Ahafo
1 There are nine national public universities in Ghana.[1]
Professional public institutes / public universities2
Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College GAFCSC Accra, Greater Accra
Ghana Institute of Journalism GIJ Accra, Greater Accra
(formerly affiliated to the University of Ghana)
Ghana Institute of Languages GIL 1961 Accra, Greater Accra
(affiliated to the University of Ghana)
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration GIMPA Legon, Greater Accra
(formerly affiliated to the University of Ghana)
Ghana Institute of Surveying and Mapping GISM Accra, Greater Accra
Institution of Local Government Studies ILGS Legon, Greater Accra
University of Professional Studies, Accra UPSA Legon, Greater Accra
(formerly affiliated to the University of Ghana)
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre[2] KAIPTC 1998 Accra, Greater Accra
National Film and Television Institute NAFTI 1978 Accra, Greater Accra
2 Nine additional professional institutions have been accorded public university status.[3]
Regional university
Regional Maritime University[4] RMU 2007 Accra, Greater Accra
Private universities
Chartered private tertiary institutions3
Valley View University VVU 1979 Oyibi, Greater Accra
Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture ACI 1987 Akropong–Akuapem, Eastern
Other university colleges and private universities
(University of Ghana affiliated institutions)
Accra Institute of Technology AIT 2005 2,100 350 2,450 Cantonments, Greater Accra
African University College of Communications AUCC Adabraka, Greater Accra, Ghana
Anglican University College of Technology ANG.U.TECH 2008 Nkoranza Campus, Nkoranza, Brong Ahafo
Catholic University College of Ghana CUG 2003 Fiapre, Sunyani, Brong Ahafo
Christian Service University College CSUC 1974 Kumasi, Ashanti
Family Health Medical School FHMS 2015 Teshie, Greater Accra
Good News Theological Seminary GNTCS Oyibi, Greater Accra
Islamic University College[5] ICUG 1988 East Legon, Greater Accra
Knutsford University College Knutsford East Legon, Greater Accra
Lancaster University LUG 2013 Accra, Greater Accra
Methodist University College Ghana[5] MUCG 2000 1,887 Dansoman, Accra, Greater Accra
Pentecost University College[5] Pent Vars 2003 Sowutuom, Greater Accra
Presbyterian University College[6] PUC 2003 Abetifi-Kwahu, Akropong-Akuapem, Agogo Asante-Akyem and Tema
Wisconsin International University College[5] WIUC 2000 Agbogba Junction, Greater Accra
(affiliated to the University of Cape Coast)
Central University College Central 1998 8,400 Accra, Greater Accra
(affiliated to the University of Cape Coast)
Catholic Institute of Business and Technology CIBT Accra, Greater Accra
National Film and Television Institute NAFTI 1978 Accra, Greater Accra
Institute Of Accountancy Training IAT Accra, Greater Accra
Narh-Bita School Of Nursing Narh-Bita Accra, Greater Accra
Ghana Institute of Languages GIL 1961 Accra, Greater Accra
(affiliated to the University of Ghana)
St. Victor’s Seminary SVMS Accra, Greater Accra
St. Peters Seminary SPMS Accra, Greater Accra
St. Paul Seminary SPCS Accra, Greater Accra
Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College - Master's degree GAFCSC Accra, Greater Accra
Regional Maritime University[4] RMU 2007 Accra, Greater Accra
Blue Crest College
(formerly NIIT Ghana College)
BCCG 1999 Accra, Greater Accra
(affiliated to the University of Education, Winneba)
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology affiliated institutions[6]
Accra Institute of Technology AIT 2005 2,100 350 2,450 Cantonments, Greater Accra
Osei Tutu II Institute for Advanced ICT Studies Kumasi, Ashanti
KAAF University College KUC Gomoa Buduburam, Central Region
All Nations University[6] ANU 2002 Koforidua, Eastern
(affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology)
Radford University College Radford Kumasi, Ashanti
Garden City University College[6] GCUC 2001 Kumasi, Ashanti
Regent University College of Science and Technology[6] Regent 2003 Accra, Greater Accra
(affiliated to the Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands)
Technical University College TUC Tamale, Northern Region
(affiliated to the University of Ghana)
Spiritan University College Spiritan Ejisu, Ashanti
Data Link University College DLUC 2006 Tema, Greater Accra
Mountcrest University College MCUC Kanda, Accra, Greater Accra
University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies UCAES 1963 Bunso, Eastern Region
University of Cape Coast affiliated institutions
Central University College Central 1998 8,400 Accra, Greater Accra
(affiliated to the University of Cape Coast)
Ashesi University[6] Ashesi 2002 550+ Accra, Greater Accra
Entrepreneurship Training Institute ETI Accra, Greater Accra
Deltas University College DUC Accra, Greater Accra
Evangelical Presbyterian University College EPUC 2008 Ho, Volta
Ghana Baptist University College[6] GBUC 2006 Abuakwa, Kumasi, Ashanti
Kings University College KUC Aplaku Hills, Accra, Greater Accra
Maranatha University College MUC Sowutuom, Accra, Greater Accra
Meridian (Insaaniyya) University College[6] MEDUCOL Weija, Accra, Greater Accra
Pan African Christian University College PACUC Accra, Greater Accra
(affiliation under negotiation)
Wisconsin International University College[5] WIUC 2000 Agbogba Junction, Greater Accra
(also affiliated to the University of Ghana)
University of Education, Winneba affiliated institutions
Advanced Business University College ABUC Accra, Greater Accra
BlueCrest University College[7] BCUC 2000 Accra, Greater Accra
Kumasi, Ashanti
Jayee University College JUC Accra, Greater Accra
University College of Management Studies UCOMS 1974 Accra, Greater Accra
Kumasi, Ashanti
Sikkim Manipal University, India affiliated institutions
Sikkim Manipal University Ghana LC SMUG 2008 Academic City, Ring Road, Accra, Greater Accra
Sikkim Manipal University, Kumasi SMUG 2011 CityStyle Building, Stadium Road, Kumasi, Ashanti Accra
Karunya University, India affiliated institutions
Ghana Christian University College GCUC Accra, Greater Accra
Kumasi, Ashanti
(affiliation under negotiation)
Australian Institute of Business Administration affiliated institutions
Zenith University College[6] ZUC 2001 La, Accra, Greater Accra
Kumasi, Ashanti
(affiliated to the University of Cape Coast)
China Europe International Business School affiliated institutions
China Europe International Business School CEIBS 1994 1,078 Accra, Greater Accra
Webster University Webster 1915 Accra, Greater Accra
University of Wales affiliated institutions
Ghana Christian University College GCUC Dodowa, Accra, Greater Accra
Others - unclear affiliated institutions
The Bible University College of Ghana BUCG Akuapem, Eastern Region
Catholic Institute of Business and Technology CIBT Accra, Greater Accra
Ghana Telecom University College GTUC 2005 1,500 20 1,520 Tesano, Accra, Greater Accra
North American Center for Professional Studies NACPS 2011 Kasoa, Central Region
Premier Institute of Law Enforcement Management and Administration[8] PILEMA Accra, Greater Accra
3 There are three institutions in the Chartered private tertiary institutions category.[9]

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  1. ^ "Public Universities 2". National Accreditations Board, Ghana. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  2. ^ "Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre". National Accreditations Board. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Public Universities / Professional Institutions 2". National Accreditations Board, Ghana. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  4. ^ a b "Regionally-Owned (West African) Tertiary Institutions)". National Accreditations Board. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "University of Ghana-Profile of the University-Institutional Affiliations". University of Ghana. Archived from the original on 2007-02-10. Retrieved 2007-03-06. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Accredited Institutions - University Colleges". National Accreditation Board. Retrieved 2007-03-06. 
  7. ^ "BlueCrest University College, Accra, Ghana". Accredited Institutions - Details. National Accreditation Board. Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  8. ^ "Ghana Inaugurates Governing Council of First Criminal Justice University". Xignite. 14 February 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-16. 
  9. ^ "Chartered Private Tertiary Institution". Accredited Tertiary Institutions. National Accreditations Board. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 

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