Frequent question: What is the oldest university in Ghana?

The University of Ghana, Legon (UG), the largest and the oldest university in Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948, for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning, and research.

How many universities are in Ghana?

The types of higher education institutions in Ghana include 10 public universities, eight technical universities, and seven university-level professional training institutions.

What is the name of the best university in Ghana?

2021 Ghanaian University Ranking

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1 University of Ghana Legon
2 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi …
3 University of Cape Coast Cape Coast

How much does Ghana University cost?

In the public institutions, undergraduate tuition fee may averagely cost between GH¢1400 and GH¢2100 averagely for Ghanaian students. For international students, tuition may cost between $4100 and $5300 per year.

Are universities in Ghana open?

President Nana Akufo-Addo says tertiary institutions are to resume their activities next year, 2021. This is in a bid to prevent the possible spread of Coronavirus when the masses of students converge on their campuses.

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What is the best medical school in Ghana?

Medical Schools in Ghana

  • Family Health Medical School.
  • The Medical School at the University of Cape Coast.
  • Accra College of Medicine.
  • University of Allied Health Sciences.
  • The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology School of Medical Sciences.
  • School of Medicine, University of Development Studies.

Where does Ghana rank in education?

In its 2013–14 report, the World Economic Forum ranked Ghana 46th out of 148 countries for education system quality. In 2010, Ghana’s literacy rate was 71.5%, with a notable gap between men (78.3%) and women (65.3%).

What are the courses offered at Legon?


  • Bachelor of Arts.
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts.
  • Bachelor of Law.
  • Bachelor of Science in Administration.
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Agricultural, Biomedical, Computer, Food Process, Materials)

Who is the richest kid in Ghana?

Abraham Attah -$700,000

The teenager won a number of awards for his role in the Beasts of No Nation, a critically acclaimed Netflix film where he played the role of Agu, an 11-year old orphan recruited to a guerrilla army in an anonymous country in West Africa. He is the youngest richest in Ghana on our list.

Which university is the best in Ghana 2020?

Ghanaian University Ranking – Top Universities in Ghana 2020

1 University of Ghana Accra
2 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi
3 University of Cape Coast Cape Coast
4 University for Development Studies Tamale
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