University of Professional Studies, Accra

University of Professional Studies, Accra Ranking

country rank: 22
world rank: 9786

University Overview

University of Professional Studies, Accra, founded in 1965, is a non-profit public higher-education school located in the Greater Accra metropolitan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 residents). University of Professional Studies in Accra Ranking (UPSA) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Ghanaian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board of Ghana). The University of Professional Studies in Accra (UPSA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including 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 55-year-old Ghanaian higher-education institution has a strict admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 60-70 percent, this Ghanaian higher education school is considered selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. University of Professional Studies in Accra Ranking also offers a library, lodging, 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 Professional Studies, Accra Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Professional Studies, Accra
Acronym UPSA
Founded 1965
Motto Scholarship with Professionalism
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address East legon; PO Box LG 149 Accra Greater Accra Ghana
Tel +233 (303) 500 171
Fax +233 (302) 501 174

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 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 60-70%
Admission Office Room 7, North Wing Central Administration Block, UPSA-East Legon Accra (303) 937 544

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 200-299
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 Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

International Association of Universities (IAU) Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Association of African Universities (AAU)

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