University of Ghana

University of Ghana Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 1320

University Overview

The University of Ghana ranking was founded in 1948 as a non-profit public higher-education school in the Greater Accra metropolis of Legon (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 persons). There are other branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Korle-Bu is a neighborhood in Accra, Ghana. University of Ghana ranking (UG) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Ghanaian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board of Ghana). In a variety of fields of study, the University of Ghana (UG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 72-year-old Ghanaian higher-education institution has a strict admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. The admission rate for this Ghanaian higher education institution is 30-40%, making it a very selective university. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. UG 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.

University of Ghana Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Ghana
Acronym UG
Founded 1948
Motto Integri Procedamus Proceed with Integrity
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address PO Box LG25 Legon 00233 Greater Accra Ghana
Tel +233 (21) 500 381
Fax +233 (21) 500 263
Other locations Korle-Bu, Accra City

Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office PO Box LG25 Legon (302) 514 552

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Association of African Universities (AAU) International Association of Universities (IAU) League of World Universities (LWU) Council for International Educational Exchange (CIEE) International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

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