Central University College courses and admission in Ghana

Central University College courses and admission in Ghana

Central University College (CUC), Ghana, has been expanding its programs since its establishment in 1988. In 2016, CUC became a fully-fledged university and was renamed Central University. Find out the courses the institute offers and how to apply.

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The Central University College was established in 1988. Photo: @centraledugh (modified by author)
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This article lists CUC courses and the entry requirements. Furthermore, it explains how to apply online or with a hardcopy paper application form and the application costs, i.e., the eVoucher price and paper application form price in Ghana cedes.

Central University College courses

The Central University College has two semesters. The first semester begins in September and ends in January. The second semester begins in February and ends in June. Central University has various graduate and undergraduate programs. Available courses include:

Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law has these courses:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Diploma in Law
  • Diploma in Paralegal Studies

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has these programs:

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  • Bachelor of Science in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Environment and Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness
Central University College courses
CUC has one of the best law schools in Ghana. Photo: @centraledugh (modified by author)
Source: UGC

Central Business School

The Central Business School offers these courses:

  • Bachelor of Science in Management Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance
  • Business Admin. with Marketing, Human Resource Management, and Accounting options

School of Pharma.cy

The School of Pharma.cy offers only one program:

  • Doctor of Pharma.cy

School of Architecture and Design

Courses offered at the School of Architecture and Design include:

  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Science in Planning
  • Bachelor of Science in Real Estate
  • Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Landscape Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design

School of Engineering and Technology

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Programs offered at the School of Engineering and Technology are:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
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CUC campuses have modern structures and facilities. Photo: @centraledugh (modified by author)
Source: UGC

School of Medical Sciences

The School of Medical Sciences offers these courses:

  • Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistantship
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health

School of Nursing and Midwifery

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has only one course:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Central University College postgraduate courses

You can apply for any of these CUC courses for postgraduates:

  • MPhil Theology
  • MPhil Economics
  • MPhil Education
  • MPhil Guidance and Counselling
  • MPhil Development Policy
  • MPhil Educational Leadership & Administration
  • MBA Finance
  • MBA Human Resource Management
  • MBA General Management
  • MBA Marketing -18 months
  • MBA Agribusiness-18 months
  • MBA Project Management-18 months
  • MA Sacred Ministry
  • MA Religious Studies
  • MA Development Policy
  • MA Education
  • MA Communication Studies
  • MA Educational Leadership & Administration
  • Master of Public Health
  • Executive Masters in Leadership and Governance
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education

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CUC admission requirements align with the standards set by the nation’s professional and regulatory bodies. Photo: @centraledugh (modified by author)
Source: UGC

What are the Central University admission requirements?

Central University's academic entry qualifications and cut-off points vary depending on the program. All requirements align with the standards set by the nation's professional and regulatory bodies. In general, here are the minimum cut-off points at Central University and academic requirements for undergraduate students:

WASSCE applicants

  • An aggregate score of 36 or better.
  • Three Credit passes (A1-C6) in core subjects of English, Mathematics, and Integrated Science or Social Studies
  • Credit passes in three elective subjects.

SSSCE applicants

  • Three Credit passes (A-D) in core subjects: Mathematics, English, and Science or Social Studies.
  • Credit passes in three elective subjects.
  • An overall aggregate score of 24 or higher.

GCE applicants at ordinary and advanced levels

  • Credit passes in five subjects.
  • The subjects must include English Language and Mathematics at O’ Level.
  • At least three passes at A’ Level
  • At A’ Level, one of the passes must have a grade of D (plain) or higher.
  • A pass in General Paper.

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Mature applicants

  • Be 25 years and above.
  • Pass the Mature Students' Entrance Exam - two papers in your specialization and one General Paper.
  • Submit a certified copy of their birth certificate, which is five years old from the initial date of issue.

Diploma holders

If you have a diploma or a professional certificate, meet the following requirements:

  • Credit passes in English Language and Mathematics at GCE O’ Level
  • Credit passes in English and Core Mathematics for WASSCE/SSSCE applicants.

Does Central University accept D7?

If you have a D7, you can join a diploma program at Central University College. Ideally, D7 is a passing grade for WASSCE holders. For a competitive edge, ensure you have six passes (A1-D7) in all subjects. Three of those should be credit passes or better (C6).

How to apply for the Central University programs?

You can apply online through the school's website and upload the required documents or submit a paper application form to the school's admissions officer with the required documents attached. Find out how both methods work below:

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The Central University's online application process

Below is a simple Central University online application guide:

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A screenshot of the Central University website. Photo: central.edu.gh
Source: UGC
  • Tap "Click here to buy eVoucher" and follow the instructions for buying a Central University eVoucher.
  • You will receive an SMS and email after paying GHC 150 (Ghanaian applicants) or USD 100 (foreign applicants) for an application eVoucher. The SMS and email contain your eVoucher PIN and SERIAL NUMBER.
  • Back to the Central University's website, in front of "Click here to buy eVoucher" is "Click here to select a program."
  • Tap "Click here to select a program."
  • Check courses whose applications are open and click on the admissions button underneath. Ensure the admissions button you click on is for the current year.
  • You will be directed to a Voucher Verification page where you should enter your eVoucher PIN and SERIAL NUMBER.
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A screenshot of the CUC Voucher verification page. Photo: workflow.ourmarketplaceonline.com
Source: UGC
  • From here, follow the prompts as the system guides you until you complete the application process.
  • Ensure you upload two passport-size photographs and scanned copies of your academic certificates or results slips.
  • Remember to check all details entered on the form before submitting the online application. Once submitted, an online form can be viewed but cannot be edited.

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The Central University's paper-based application process

Below is a simple Central University offline application guide:

  • Central University's paper application forms can be bought via Banker's Draft at the University's Finance Offices in Christ Temple, Kumasi, or Miotso campuses. They can also be obtained at ADB, Ecobank, Fidelity Bank, GCB, Republic Bank, UMB, Prudential Bank, and GTBank branches nationwide and at the Ghana Post Office branch at Tema.
  • At the Central University's Finance Office, the paper application forms cost GHC 150 (undergraduate and diploma Ghanaian applicants), GHC 200 (graduate Ghanaian applicants), or USD 100.00 (undergraduate and graduate foreign applicants).
  • Alternatively, download an application form from the Central University's website, fill it out, and print it. You need to pay GHC 150 (undergraduate and diploma Ghanaian applicants) and GHC 200 (graduate Ghanaian applicants) or USD 100.00 (undergraduate & graduate foreign applicants) when submitting the forms at:

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The Admissions Officer,

Central University, Miotso Campus (Off the Accra-Aflao Road)

P.O. Box 2305, Community, Tema, Ghana

  • Attach two passport-size photographs and photocopies of your academic certificates, or results slips to the application form. Additionally, double-check all details entered on the form before submitting it.

When is the deadline for Central University forms?

The deadline for submitting your application form depends on the course's application deadlines. So, find out from the school's website the application deadlines for the Central University programs. You want to know when you should submit your application forms.

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The deadline for submitting your application form depends on the course's application deadlines. Photo: @centraledugh (modified by author)
Source: UGC

Where can you get the Central University's admission list?

Visit the Central University admission portal and log in using your eVoucher's PIN and SERIAL NUMBER to view the admissions list and confirm your admission status. Those listed on the admissions list can print their CU admission letters.

Central University contacts

For further clarifications regarding Central University's application process and related issues, contact the school via the Admissions Hotline number +233 303 318583 or email enquiry.admissions@central.edu.gh.

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Where are the Central University hostels?

The school has student accommodations at its Miotso, Accra, and Kumasi campuses. The Central University hostel fees range between GHC 2,200 to over GHC 4,800 per year.

Central University graduation

Central University graduations take place on the main campus in Miotso. Students find out if they are on the graduation list through the Student Information Portal.

Is Central University a private school?

Central University, Ghana, is a private institution of higher learning established in 1988. It started as a pastoral training institute of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) and later became a university after receiving the Presidential Charter in 2016. The university offers various programs to students from all backgrounds at the undergraduate, graduate, and research levels.

Where is Central University located in Ghana?

Central University College has three campuses in Ghana: Miotso (the main campus), Accra (the city campus), and Kumasi.

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What is Central University's main campus?

The Central University College's main campus is in Miotso outside Accra city within the Greater Accra region of Ghana.

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The Central University College's main campus is in Miotso. Photo: @centraledugh (modified by author)
Source: UGC

How much does the Central University application fee cost?

The Central University's application eVoucher costs GHC 150 (Ghanaian applicants) or USD 100 (foreign applicants). Meanwhile, a paper application form costs 150 (undergraduate and diploma Ghanaian applicants) and GHC 200 (graduate Ghanaian applicants) or USD 100 (undergraduate & graduate foreign applicants).

Where can you buy Central University forms?

Buy the Central University's paper application forms from the following:

  • Banker’s Draft from the Finance Office at the Central University's Christ Temple, Kumasi, or Miotso campuses.
  • ADB, Ecobank, Fidelity Bank, GCB, GTBank, Republic Bank, UMB, and Prudential Bank branches nationwide.
  • The Ghana post office branch at Tema.

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You can also download an application form from the Central University website, fill it out, and print it. You will pay GHC 150 (undergraduate and diploma Ghanaian applicants) and GHC 200 (graduate Ghanaian applicants) or USD 100.00 (undergraduate & graduate foreign applicants) when submitting your application documents.

How to buy the Central University forms online in Ghana?

Buy a Central University application eVoucher for GH 150 (Ghanaians) or USD 100 (foreigners) at Ecobank branches. Alternatively, use VISA cards and MTN mobile money to purchase the application eVoucher from the Central University's online voucher market. Use the application eVoucher PIN you will receive via SMS and email to apply on the Central University's website.

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CUC produces world-class professionals. Photo: @centraledugh (modified by author)
Source: UGC

Does Central University offer medicine?

Central University (Ghana) offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistantship, and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health.

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What are the requirements for Central University medicine programs?

The Central University medicine programs have general and specialized requirements for SSSCE applicants, WASSCE applicants, and Diploma holders. The requirements are as follows:

SSSCE candidates

  • An aggregate score of 24 or above in six subjects.
  • The subjects must comprise A-D in the three core subjects of Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science.
  • At least three passes (A-D) in elective subjects in the Science options.

WASSCE candidates

  • An aggregate score of 36 or higher in six subjects.
  • The subjects must comprise A1-C6 in the three core subjects of Mathematics, English Language, and Integrated Science.
  • At least three passes on elective subjects in the Science options.

Diploma holders

  • Diploma in Public Health and Nursing from a recognized institution of learning
  • Diploma in Environmental Health and Disease Control
  • Diploma holders can transfer credits from previous studies. However, they must have the right references and recommendations when applying.
  • The institution interviews all applicants who want to join the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Applicants must demonstrate they can speak and write in fluent English.

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