Current Date: 28 May, 2024

TOP 10 BEST UNIVERSITIES IN GHANA

TOP 10 BEST UNIVERSITIES IN GHANA

In West Africa, Ghana has stood out to be one of the fastest developing countries. Ghana is not also left out when it comes to education, as the nation has one of the greatest systems in the region.

There are lots of public and private universities in Ghana, but how can you know the best universities in case you are planning to study in Ghana? This article provides Ghana's top 10 best universities.


1. University of Ghana

The University of Ghana is a public university in Accra, Ghana. It was founded in 1948. The University of Ghana aims to produce next-generation leaders to drive national development.

The university buildings are spacious and well-ventilated to accommodate its students. The University's library is endowed with IT infrastructure, information resources, and expert staff.

Some of the school's notable alumni are George Kingsley Acquah (Chief Justice of Ghana), and Daniel Afedzi Akyeampong (mathematician), amongst others.

The University of Ghana ranked #1649 in the World by UniRank.


2. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

This is a public university located in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana established in 1952.

The University focuses on providing an environment for research, teaching, as well as entrepreneurship training in Science and Technology for the country's development and beyond.

The university environment is safe and conducive for all students. 

The school's library serves the university faculty, students, researchers, and staff. The notable alumni of this University are Amma Darko (novelist), Chris Attoh (actor), and Benjamin Asante (CEO of Ghana Gas).

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is ranked #2659 in the World by UniRank.


3. University of Cape Coast

The University of Cape Coast is a public university located in Cape Coast, Ghana. It was established in 1962.

The University of Cape Coast focuses on serving the students' needs, nurturing and challenging them to grow physically, socially, morally, and intellectually. And aims to prepare productive citizens and future leaders that can serve the country and global community.
The University provides a dynamic learning environment.

The University's library is a world-class repository of knowledge as well as innovative research. It offers a diverse array of study and research materials and expert and professional assistance to find information and carry out research.

The alumni of the University include Aba Andam (a Ghanaian particle physicist) and Kofi Akpabli (Ghanaian journalist, writer, and publisher).

UniRank ranked the University of Cape Coast #4329 in the World.


4. University of Education, Winneba

The University of Education, Winneba, is a public university located in Winneba, Ghana. It was established in 1992.

The University aims to provide higher education and encourage systematic advancement so as to provide good graduates for the development of the country.

There are many facilities in the school to support students in having comfort and safety. The University has various libraries that have numerous collections for all programs in the school.

The University has a number of notable alumni. The University of Education, Winneba ranked #5325 in the World by UniRank.


5. Ashesi University 

This University is a private, non-profit university. It is located in Accra, Ghana. It was established in 2002.

Ashesi University aims to educate a new generation of leaders in Africa and cultivate its students with critical thinking skills and the courage it entails to change the continent.

The university environment is surrounded by buildings that support students' activities.

The university library subscribes to a large number of electronic information resources for library users. Notable alumni like business people, politicians, and academics

Ashesi University ranked #5643 in the World by UniRank.


6. Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

This is a public university spread over four campuses, established in 1961.

The University focuses on training the country's public servants and providing services, education, and teaching for students to develop sectors.

The school provides standard developed infrastructure for its students.

The library of the University provides most information needed to support learning, teaching, and research activities. The University's notable alumni include Becca (singer, musician, songwriter, and actress.

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration ranked #6918 in the World by UniRank.


7. University for Development studies

This is a public university located in Tamale, Ghana. It was founded in 1992. The University seeks to achieve its vision by providing numerous activities to promote the equitable transformation of communities.

The University provides infrastructure that positively impacts learning.

The University's library also provides resources that are useful to promote good learning and research. University for Development Studies has several notable alumni ranging from politicians to academics and so on.

UniRank ranked the University for Development Studies #7021 in the World.


8. Valley View University

This is a private university located in Ghana. It was established in 1979.

The University aims to be a leading centre of excellence for value-based education. And provide resources that will make the students meaningful to society.

The University provides quality infrastructure and security for students. The school provides a world-class library beneficial for learning and research.

Keneth Okoli (Nigerian model and actor) and Ethel Delali Cofie (Technology Entrepreneur) are some of the University's notable alumni.

Valley View University was ranked #8039 in the World by UniRank


9. Regent University College of Science and Technology

This University is a private university located in Accra, Ghana. It was established in 2003. The University aims to produce graduates that are disciplined, innovative, excellent in their field and have a positive impact on society.

The University provides its students with a conducive and safe environment. The University has many libraries that give access to books, journals, materials, databases, and more.

The University produced notable alumni in the nation and globally. UniRank ranked the Regent University College of Science and Technology  #10120 in the World.


10. Christian Service University College

The Christian Service University College is a private university located in Kumasi, Ghana. It was established in October 1974.

The University focuses on producing leaders with scholarly depth, moral uprightness, reflective faith, the potential for further education, and skills to educate and serve the church and society.

The University provides well-equipped infrastructures for students and staff.

The University allows students to have access to a wide range of library services and materials.

Some of the University's notable alumni are academics, actors, politicians, and businesspeople. UniRank ranked the Christian Service University College  #11064 in the World.

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