University of Ghana ranked No.1 tertiary institution

University of Ghana ranked No.1 tertiary institution

- The premier university in the country, University of Ghana has be ranked the No. 1 according to the 2019 edition of Webometrics Ranking of World Universities

- The University of Ghana was also ranked 19th in Africa, ahead of University of Free State, South Africa (20), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (21) and Kenyatta University, Kenya (22)

- The "Webometrics Ranking of World Universities" is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain

University of Ghana is the country’s leading tertiary institution; the January 2019 edition of Webometrics Ranking of World Universities on tertiary institutions in Ghana suggests.

The rankings placed Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, University of Cape Coast and University for Development 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively.

Privately owned Garden City University College, placed fifth ahead of University of Education, Winneba (6th) and Ashesi University (7th).

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Indicators used for the ranking were Presence, Impact, Transparency and Excellence.

Although ranked 1st in Ghana, the nation’s premier university ranked 19th in Africa, ahead of University of Free State, South Africa (20), Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (21) and Kenyatta University, Kenya (22).

The ranking featured 66 Ghanaian institutions.

According to the ranking, below are the top 20 tertiary institutions in the country;

1. University of Ghana

2. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology

3. University of Cape Coast

4. University for Development Studies

5. Garden City University College

6. University of Education Winneba

7. Ashesi University

8. Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

9. Ghana Telecom University College

10. University of Mines & Technology Tarkwa

11. Presbyterian University College

12. University of Health and Allied Sciences

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13. Valley View University

14. African University College of Communications

15. Regional Maritime University

16. University of Energy and Natural Resources

17. Central University

18. Methodist University College Ghana

19. All Nations University College

20. Pentecost University College

The ranking can be assessed on www.webometrics.info/en

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