Ranking  1679   2
Country Ghana
City Kumasi
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)175 USD/year.
Master (citizens)175 USD/year.
Cost of living $864-1,497 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 40%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1952
Abbreviation KNUST
Teachers 3,499
Students 29,999
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
Nyansapo wo san no badwenba
• National Accreditation Board, Ghana
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Association of African Universities (AAU)
World ranking1679
Country ranking2
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking1679
Alternative title
old Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology
Location on map
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) - public higher education institution in Ghana. KNUST was officially founded in 1952. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has an urban campus in Kumasi.

University ranking. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ranks second in the national rating 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 applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. 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. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. KNUST is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 5,000 USD per year of study. 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.knust.edu.gh).

The composition of the university. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is among the largest universities that educates more then 29 thousand students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. More than 3 thousand teachers are employed by the university. 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: Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of KNUST. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. It is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), as well as Association of African Universities (AAU).
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