Top 12 Public Universities In Ghana

List Of Public Universities In Ghana

Public universities in Ghana are universities that are predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities. Whether a national university is considered public varies from one country (or region) to another, largely depending on the specific education landscape. In some parts of the world (such as Ghana), public universities usually enjoy higher reputation domestically. Many of the prominent public universities are ranked among the best in the country.
Below are a list of all accredited public universities in Ghana

There are nine public universities in Ghana.

University of Ghana, legon

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi

University of Cape Coast , Cape Coast

University of Education , Winneba

University for Development Studies, Tamale

University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa

university of health and allied science, Ho

university of energy and natural resource, sunyani

university of professional studies, Accra

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)

Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL)

Ghana Institute Of Journalism GIJ

How many public universities are in Ghana?

There are 10 public universities in Ghana.

How do I apply to University of Ghana?

Ghanaian Applicants are to apply online by clicking here.

Foreign Applicants are to apply online by visiting

NB: Documents submitted will not be returned.

What is the motto of University of Ghana?

Integri Procedamus

What is the name of the best university in Ghana?

rankingWorld RankUniversity
11173University of Ghana
21572Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology
32448University of Cape Coast
43320University for Development Studies

List Of Private Universities In Ghana

Valley View University, Oyibi, Dodowa

Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre, Sunyani

Christian Service University College, Kumasi

Islamic University College, Ghana, East Legon

Methodist University College Ghana, Dansoman, Accra

Pentecost University College, Sowutuom, Accra

Presbyterian University College, Abetifi-Kwahu

African University College of Communications, Accra

Wisconsin International University College, Accra

Regent University College of Science and Technology, Accra

All Nations University, Koforidua

Accra Institute Of Technology (AIT)

Ashesi University College, Labone, Accra

Baptist University College, Abuakwa, Kumasi

Central University College, Mataheko, Accra

EP University, Ho

Garden City University College, Kumasi

Pan African Christian University College

Ghana Christian University College

BlueCrest College (formerly NIIT Ghana College)

Anglican University College of Technology, Accra

Data Link University College, Tema

Ghana Telecom University College, Tesano, Accra

Knutsford (University)College, East Legon, Accra.

Premier Institute of Law Enforcement Management and Administration

University College of Management Studies, Accra

Regional Maritime University

How many public universities are in Ghana?

1 There are nine national public universities in Ghana.

2 Nine additional professional institutions have been accorded public university status.

What is the biggest university in Ghana?

‘University College of the Gold Coast’ – an affiliated college of the University of London – the University of Ghana is now the oldest and largest of Ghana’s 10 public universities.