47 unaccredited tertiary institutions in Ghana

47 unaccredited tertiary institutions in Ghana

The Ghana National Accreditations Board (NAB) has released a list of 47 tertiary schools that are currently operating illegally in the country.

A statement from the Board said none of the listed schools has been accredited to run any courses in either Diploma or any other class.

It added that the listed institutions "are also not mandated to award or issue academic or professional certificates. Neither the institutions nor their programmes are accredited by the National Accreditation Board. Employers and potential students are advised to consult the NAB before enrolling in any tertiary institution in Ghana".

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Among the schools listed by NAB are 45 Ghanaian institutions, with the other two being foreign.

The likes of the Ghana School of Survey and Mapping, School of Social Works and the Institute of Export and Shipping Management are all listed as schools illegally operating in the country.

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Below is the full list of illegally operated schools put out by NAB:


1 Academy of Professional Studies Takoradi

2 Africa International College Adenta, Accra

3 Global School of Aviation Tema, Kumasi

4 ACS Professional College Opp. Ghana Tech Univ. College

5 Hac- Holland Institute Accra

6 Haavard School of International Marketing and Language Skills Kokomlemle, Accra

7 Institute of Export and Shipping Management Takoradi, Kumasi, Accra

8 ICPS Tesano, Accra

9 Management Accountancy Technology Institute Dansoman, Accra

10 Oracle University Kumasi

11 School of Management and Professional Studies Kumasi

12 Staff College Consult Kimbu SecTech. Accra

13 International English Language Teaching and Learning University

14 West Africa Computer Science Institute Adabraka- Accra

15 Quince Lincoln University Centre of Distance Learning Education Accra

16 International Christian College Of Excellence East Legon Accra

17 International Institute of Journalism Tamale

18 King Amin Islamic Institute Agona Swedru

19 Teachers and Douaat Training Institute Madina, Accra

20 Uthmang Islamic School Kumasi

21 Abdaullah Bin Mas’ud Centre for
 Memorisation of the Holy Quran Accra

22 S.M.P.S South Suntreso, Kumasi

23 Delta University College Keta

24 University of Jesus of Nazareth Nursing
Training Centre Mankesim

25 Institute of Advanced Communication
and Computer Education North Kaneshie

26 Genesis Professional Institute Patasi, Kumasi

27 Dosonee Training Health Institute Lapaz, Accra

28 GIET College Santa Maria, Accra

29 Notting Hill College Avenor Junction, Accra

30 Greenwich University College Tema

31 Amity Institute Of Higher Education Dansoman, Accra

32 All Stars Media College Dansoman

33 Imperial University College of Science and Technology North Legon

34 Ghana School of Survey and Mapping Accra

35 Unicorn University College Kumasi

36 Mumford University of Science and Technology Accra

37 Vine University New Achimota, Accra

38 Achievers’ School of Journalism Near Caprice, Accra

39 Ballsbridge University –Ghana Campus Sunyani

40 Nelchris Science College Accra

41 Crown University College Tumu and; Kanda Campuses

42 Decent College of Health Care Kenyasi, Kumasi

43 St Augustine College of Health Care Koforidua

44 Creativeland School of Media Dansoman

44 Alpha College of Technology Accra

45 School of Social Work Osu 

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1 Atlantic International University Hawaii, USA

2 California University, USA

Source: YEN.com.gh

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K. Effah Evans Effah is a holder of a BA Diploma in Psychology and Linguistics from BA, Psychology and Linguistics. He’s a former Yen.com.gh editor who covered current affairs news and stories about Ghana. Before Yen, he worked for Citi FM and Ringier Ghana.