Ranking  913      1
Country Ghana
City Accra
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $968-1,605 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 40%
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1948
Abbreviation UG
Teachers 1,176
Students 36,797
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Integri Procedamus
Accreditation
• National Accreditation Board, Ghana
Affiliations
• 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
Rankings
World ranking913
Country ranking1
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking913
QS World University Rankings863
Cost of living in Accra
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 449 776
Food 230 362
Transportation 160 240
Communications and utilities 82 75
Clothing 21 73
Sports and leisure 27 79
Total9681,605
Accommodation in Accra USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre453
Shared room in city centre784
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre562
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,096
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University of Ghana (UG) - public higher education institution in Ghana. UG began its activity in 1948. University of Ghana has an urban campus in Accra.

University ranking. University of Ghana takes the first place in the national rankings of Ghana. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance are required to submission by the admission committee. It is worth noting that the university has a liberal admission policy accepting 1 out of 2 applicants. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. 1,000 USD/год. When applying for master’s programs at UG a student should take into account that a year of studies will cost him/her around 1,000 USD. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. There is also an option to enroll in online programs, kindly provided by the university. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.ug.edu.gh).

The composition of the university. University of Ghana is among the largest universities that educates more then 36 thousand students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. The university has about 1% of foreign students. The university employs 1100 teachers and professors. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UG. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. University of Ghana is a part of the following groups 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.

University of Ghana - Official 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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