University Of Ghana Beats KNUST And UCC To Top Ghana’s University Rankings

University Of Ghana Beats KNUST And UCC To Top Ghana’s University Rankings

  • The latest Ghana University rankings have named the University of Ghana the foremost tertiary institution in the country
  • The Legon-based university beat the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to the enviable position
  • The University of Ghana was again ranked the 1,124th in the world university rankings

Ghana’s premier University has been ranked the topmost university in the country.

The University of Ghana beat off competition from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to the enviable position.

The University of Ghana has emerged the country's topmost university after beating off stiff competition from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the University of Cape Coast
L-R: University of Ghana, KNUST (top right) and UCC (bottom right) Image Credit: University of Ghana, Legon @KNUSTksi @rknyarko
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University of Ghana Places 1st In Ghana; 1,124th In The World

The ranking which was compiled by webometrics.com is aimed at promoting web publication with its primary target supporting Open Access initiatives, electronic access to scientific publications and to other academic material.

In its 2022 rankings, UG was ranked Ghana’s topmost university 1,124th in the world’s rankings.

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The Kumasi-based KNUST and the Cape Coast-based UCC placed 2nd and 3rd respectively on the local rankings and placed 1,532nd and 2,205th in the world rankings.

University of Ghana Ranked As Highest Tertiary Institution In Ghana By Alper-Doger Scientific Index 2022

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that the University of Ghana, Legon recently took to its official Twitter account to share the news of being rated as the highest tertiary institution in Ghana.

The post had the university sharing that the ranking was done by the Alper-Doger (AD) Scientific Index 2022 Version 2.

The AD Scientific Index is a ranking and analysis system which considers the scientific performance and added value of the scientific productivity of individual scientists. It also provides rankings of institutions based on the scientific characteristics of affiliated scientists, ug.edu.gh reported.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that students desirous of pursuing tertiary education at the University of Professional Studies Accra have been enjoined to show their academic prowess by scoring high marks.

This followed an announcement by the Madina-based tertiary institution that it won't offer admission to students who score below Aggregate Six.

The Vice Chancellor of UPSA, Prof Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey, who is captured addressing a congregation, disclosed that the institution would only accept 'sharp brains' from the next academic year.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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