General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation UG
Teachers 1,176
Students 36,797
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Blue and gold
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Integri Procedamus
• National Accreditation Board, Ghana
• Association of Commonwealth Universities(ACU)
• Association of African Universities (AAU)
• International Association of Universities (IAU)
• League of World Universities
• Norwegian Universities’
• Committee for Development Research and Education (NUFU)
• Council for International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
• International Student Exchange Programmes (ISEP)
• Commonwealth Universities Student Exchange Consortium (CUSAC) among others
World ranking922
Country ranking1
Cost of living in Accra, USD/month
Accommodation $449 $776
Food $230 $362
Transportation $160 $240
Communications and utilities $82 $75
Clothing $21 $73
Sports and leisure $27 $79
Accommodation in Accra, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$453
Shared room in city centre$783
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$561
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$1096
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking922
QS World University Rankings863
Webometrics Ranking1760
University of Ghana (UG) - public higher education institution in Ghana.

University of Ghana - Description

The University of Ghana, the oldest and largest of the six public universities in Ghana, began in 1948 as an affiliate College of the University of London and in 1961, was granted degree-awarding status by an Act of Parliament. With a mission to develop world-class human resources to meet global development challenges, the University offers unique courses in the arts, business, physical and biological sciences, law, agriculture, nuclear and allied sciences, and engineering sciences. Within our College of Health Sciences, we also offer courses in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, and allied health sciences. At the College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, courses are offered in crop and soil science, animal science, home science, agribusiness and agricultural economics. We continue to approve new and revised programmes and courses to enrich our curriculum. Through our research institutes and other centres of learning and research, our faculty members are involved in studies that support policy making for national development, often in collaboration with other international institutes. The University is working on encouraging more multidisciplinary research in order to address the development needs of Ghana, and at the continental and global level. There are currently a number of Ghanaian and international institutions that hold...

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