Central University

Central University Ranking

country rank: 12
world rank: 8100

University Overview

Central University ranking, founded in 1997, is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburbs of Greater Accra’s tiny city of Tema (population range of 50,000-249,999). There are other branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Mataheko, Prampram. Central University ranking (CUC) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Ghanaian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. It is officially recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board of Ghana). Central University (CUC) offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Ghanaian higher-education school, which is 23 years old, has a selective admission policy based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an admittance rate of 80-90 percent, this Ghanaian higher education institution is one of the least selective in the country. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. Central University Ghana ranking also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Central University Ranking

University Identity

Name Central University
Acronym CUC
Founded 1997 Origins date back to 1988
Motto Faith, Integrity and Excellence
Colours Green, red and gold

University Location

Address PO Box 2305 Tema Greater Accra Ghana
Tel +233 (28) 9546164/5
Fax +233
Other locations Prampram, Mataheko

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Miotso Campus, off the Accra-Aflao Road Prampram (28) 9546164/5

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation International Central Gospel Church

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


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Memberships and Affiliations

University of Cape Coast (UCC) Association of African Universities (AAU) Council of Independent Universities (CIU Ghana) Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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