The demand for higher education in Ghana is on its high peak. To get a promotion, you need to upgrade your education, moreover, the first degree in Ghana is almost considered basic. Too many people have too many degrees and the competition is real.
The high demand for higher education in Ghana has led to the rise of a variety of universities in Ghana. Unlike olden days where higher education was expensive and meant for a chosen few, modern day higher learning does not discriminate. There are a host of Government universities in Ghana offering affordable education to learners. The higher learning institutions have been spread all across Ghana to ensure the quest of education is pursued by all.
Public Universities in Ghana
With the ever-growing education sector with universities coming up every day, we have compiled a list of universities in Ghana and their tuition. All the universities listed below have been accredited by the Ministry of Education in Ghana to operate.
University of Ghana
The university offers a wide range of different courses and programs from PhD, masters, degree, diploma and certificate. They have a large population of learners from different ethnic groups, race, and backgrounds all integrated into one. They have several branches spread across Accra and other regions of Accra.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Named after Ghana’s first president Kwame Nkrumah, the institution offers a wide variety of courses and programs for learners. They have several branches affiliated to the institution. They are equipped with modern day technological learning equipment for learners.
University of Cape Coast
The institution strives to offer equal opportunities to all learners through quality education stemmed from use of a diverse, comprehensive and innovative programs aimed to enlighten learners to apply the relevant skills in their courses to real life situations facing Ghana.
University of Education, Winneba
Founded in 1992, the institution has created a reputation for offering marketable and important courses to learners in order for them to get assimilated into their careers faster, to spurn the economic growth of Ghana.
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University for Development Studies
The institution offers a wide range of courses and programs to suit the different needs of learners. Armed with a highly trained and experienced staff who are more than ready to impart knowledge and skills in their related courses.
Private Universities in Ghana
These universities are owned by individuals and not the government. In most cases they are more expensive.
Catholic University College of Ghana
It leads the list of accredited private universities in Ghana. It is a Christian based institution offering a wide variety of different courses and programs. They strive to impart Christian values to all learners to ensure the production of an all rounded learner with values and skills to help impart the immediate society.
Islamic University College, Ghana
Located in East Legon, the institution forms a strong Islamic foundation for all Islam’s in Ghana. They offer different courses and programs to all learners even of different backgrounds. They strive to produce learners with skills in their related field backed with strong Islamic faith.
Methodist University Ghana
Located in Dansoman, Accra. The higher learning institution is an affiliate of Methodist church in Ghana. The institution has been certified by the Government to offer different courses and programs for learners.
Pentecost University College
The institution is an affiliate of the Pentecost Church located in Sowutuom, Accra. They are centered around Christian values which forms the foundation of the institution. Learners have the chance to associate with other students from different parts of Ghana. They also have a chance to kick-off their careers with the different courses and programs offered at the school.
Wisconsin International University College
The institution is an affiliate of the University of Cape Coast. They host a wide population of learners from different parts of the continent and the rest of the world. They have a well trained and experienced staff to cater for the needs of the different class of learners. They are well equipped with modern day teaching equipment.
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