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Universities in Ghana

Higher Education in Ghana

2021 Ranking of Ghana Universities

What are Ghana’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this query by releasing the 2021 Ghanaian University Ranking, which includes 67 higher-education institutions in Ghana that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Ghanaian higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

The Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking of 67 Universities in Ghana can be found here.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Ghana is divided into 16 provinces, each of which is further divided into 216 local districts. The Greater Accra area, which includes the capital and largest city of Accra, has the highest concentration of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both regions with at least two Ghanaian higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist placement criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Ashanti (8)
Brong-Ahafo (3)
Central Region
Eastern Region
Greater Accra (37)
Northern Region
Volta (3)