Presbyterian University College

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Presbyterian University College, Ghana
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Presbyterian University College, Ghana
Motto Discipline in Leadership
Type Private/Public
Established 23 November 2003[1]
Affiliation Christian (Presbyterian)
Chairman Prof. Edwin Akonno Gyasi
Chancellor vacant
President Rev Prof. Emmanuel Adow Obeng
Location Abetifi-Kwahu, Ghana
Campus Okwahu (Abetifi), Asante-Akyem (Agogo), Akuapem (Akropong), Tema

The Presbyterian University College, Ghana is a partially private & public university located at Abetifi-Kwahu in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It is one of the new universities in Ghana granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board.[2] It was established by the Presbyterian Church of Ghana on 23 November 2003[1] and inaugurated on 27 March 2004 by the president of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor.[3] It has been ranked the best private university in Ghana and third best after the University of Ghana and KNUST by world university ranking website webometrics.


The university has four campuses at Abetifi-Kwahu, Akropong-Akuapem in the Eastern Region, Asante Akyem-Agogo in the Ashanti Region and the city campus at Tema in the Greater Accra Region. Each of these campuses has its own set of faculties and other facilities.

Abetifi-Kwahu campus[edit]

Faculty of Engineering[edit]

  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
  • Department of Geomatic Engineering

Faculty of Information and Communications Technology[edit]

  • Department of Information and Communication Science
  • Department of Information and Communication Technology

Faculty of Science[edit]

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics

Asante Akyem campus[edit]

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences[edit]

  • Department of Agriculture Economics
  • Department of Agricultural Production Technology
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Crop Science
  • Department of Horticulture

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences[edit]

  • Department of Child Health
  • Department of Community Health
  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Nursing
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Department of Pharmacy
  • Department of Physician Assistant
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Surgery
  • Department of anesthetic

Faculty of Science[edit]

  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Optometry [4]

Akuapem campus[edit]

Faculty of Art and Culture[edit]

  • Department of Cultural Studies
  • Department of Design and General Art Studies
  • Department of Industrial Art
  • Department of Integrated Rural Art and Industry
  • Department of Painting and Sculpture

Faculty of Development Studies[edit]

  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Building Technology
  • Department of Development Planning
  • Department of Environmental Studies
  • Department of Human Resource Development
  • Department of Labour Studies
  • Department of Tourism and Hotel Management

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences[edit]

  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Land Management
  • Department of Languages
  • Department of Modern Governance
  • Department of Religion and Mission Studies [5]

Okwahu Campus[edit]

  • BSc./B.A. Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • BSc. Business Administration
  • BSc. Mathematics
  • BSc. Business Economics [6]

Tema Campus[edit]

  • Bsc. Business Administration
  • Bsc. Business Economics [7]


The university is affiliated to the University of Ghana.And Kwame Nkrumah university of science and technology[8][9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Presbyterian University College – Historical Background". Official website. Presbyterian University College Foundation. 2006. Retrieved 2007-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Accredited Institutions – University Colleges". National Accreditation Board. 2005. Retrieved 2007-03-14. 
  3. ^ "Presbyterian University College Inaugurated". Ghana Home Page. 27 March 2004. Retrieved 2007-03-14. 
  4. ^ "Asante Akyem Campus". Official website. PUCG. Retrieved 2015-01-22. 
  5. ^ "Akuapem Campus". Official website. PUCG. Retrieved 2015-01-22. 
  6. ^ "Okwahu Campus". Official website. PUCG. Retrieved 2015-01-22. 
  7. ^ "Tema Campus". Official website. PUCG. Retrieved 2015-01-22. 
  8. ^ "Institutional Affiliations". Official website. University of Ghana. Retrieved 2016-11-25. 
  9. ^ "Accreditation and affiliation". Official website. Presbyterian University College. 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-25. 

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