By | 6 May 2020

The University Of Ghana Legon is the oldest and largest public university in Ghana. This university receives a high number of applicants every year which makes admission very competitive in the university.

Schools Faculties And Institutes At The University

College of Health Science

There are six schools, and one research institute under this college.

  • School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing Located on the Legon campus though its students receive practical training at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Education and Leadership
  • Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
  • Centre for Tropical, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics


There are five faculties outside the above colleges.

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Social Studies
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Engineering Sciences

UG Admissions

Undergraduate Applications

Postgraduate, Graduate Regular & Sandwich Applications

Applications to Mature Applicants Access Course & Distance Learning

International Students Admission

University Of Ghana Mature Student Admissions To Distance Education

Courses Offered At University Of Ghana

Find all courses offered at the University Of Ghana

UG Admission / Entry Requirements

University of Ghana Entry Requirements by Programme

Is d7 accepted in University of Ghana?

Currently, public universities in Ghana don’t accept D7 for core subjects in their admission process. The core subjects are mathematics, integrated Science, English, and social studies.

The minimum grade or score acceptable for admission into public universities in Ghana is c6 or better.

What should I Do With D7, E8, or F9 grade?

The answer boils down to the course you want to study, with d7, e8, or f9 in your best six subjects used to apply for admission, it is 99% not possible to gain admission into any public university in Ghana.

Option 1: Register for novdec to better the bad grades and reapply for admission at the public universities.

Option 2: Some private universities give the opportunity to student with poor grades to better them after they have given admission. This system requires the student to better their grades before they can graduate from the university.

Option 3: D7 and E8 can be accepted in some tertiary public schools like the nursing training colleges and some teacher training colleges for diploma certificates.

Options 4: Mature students are people applying for admission at 25years and above. These people are given special criteria where they write entrance exams and are accepted after they pass this entrance examination.