List of Universities and Polytechnics in Ghana


List of Universities in Ghana

List of Universities in Ghana (Public)

University of Ghana – Four campuses in Accra

Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology (KNUST) – Kumasi, Ashanti Region

University of Cape Coast (UCC) – Cape Coast, Central Region

University of Education, Winneba (UEW) – Winneba, Central Region

University for Development Studies (UDS) – Tamale, Northern Region


University of Professional Studies (UPSA) – Accra. The A in the UPSA stands for Accra.

University of Mines & Technology (UMAT) – Tarkwa, Western Region

University of Health & Allied Science (UHAS) – Ho, Volta Region

University of Energy & Natural Resources (UENR) – Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region.

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) – Legon, Accra

Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) – Accra

Ghana Institute of Languages – Accra

Institute of Local Government Studies – Accra

Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center – Accra

National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) – Accra

Regional Maritime University – Accra


Check out: List of Public Holidays in Ghana.

List Of Technical Universities In Ghana

Accra Technical University – (Accra, Greater Accra Region)

Cape Coast Technical University – (Cape Coast, Central Region)

Kumasi Technical University – (Kumasi, Ashanti Region)

Koforidua Technical University – (Koforidua, Eastern Region)

Tamale Technical University- (Tamale, Northern Region)

Ho Technical University – (Ho, Volta Region)

Takoradi Technical University- (Takoradi, Western Region)

Sunyani Technical University – (Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region).

Bolgatanga Polytechnic Bolgatanga, Upper East Region

Wa Polytechnic,Wa, Upper West Region

After the conversion of Polytechnics to Technical universities in Ghana, eight out of ten polytechnics have been upgraded to this technical university status as listed above.

The institutions yet to be upgraded to technical university are Wa Polytechnic and Bolgatanga Polytechnic.


List of Private Universities In Ghana

Valley View University VVU  Oyibi, Greater Accra

Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture ACI Akropong–Akuapem, Eastern

(University of Ghana affiliated institutions)

Accra Institute of Technology AIT Cantonments, Greater Accra

African University College of Communications AUCC Adabraka, Greater Accra, Ghana

Anglican University College of Technology ANG.U.TECH Nkoranza Campus, Nkoranza, Brong Ahafo

Catholic University College of Ghana CUG Fiapre, Sunyani, Brong Ahafo

Christian Service University College CSUC  Kumasi, Ashanti

Family Health Medical School FHMS  Teshie, Greater Accra

Islamic University College ICUG East Legon, Greater Accra

Knutsford University College Knutsford East Legon, Greater Accra

Lancaster University LUG Accra, Greater Accra

Methodist University College Ghana MUCG Dansoman, Accra, Greater Accra

Pentecost University College Sowutuom, Greater Accra

Presbyterian University College Abetifi-Kwahu, Akropong-Akuapem, Agogo Asante-Akyem and Tema

Wisconsin International University College Agbogba Junction, Greater Accra

Central University College Central  Accra, Greater Accra

Ensign College of Public Health ECOPH  Kpong, Eastern

KAAF University College KUC Gomoa Buduburam, Central Region

All Nations University College ANUC Koforidua, Eastern

Radford University College Radford Kumasi, Ashanti

Garden City University College Kumasi, Ashanti

Regent University College of Science and Technology Accra, Greater Accra

Spiritan University College Spiritan Ejisu, Ashanti

Data Link University College Tema, Greater Accra

Mountcrest University College MCUC Kanda, Accra, Greater Accra

University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies UCAES Bunso, Eastern Region

University of Cape Coast affiliated institutions

Ashesi University Accra, Greater Accra

Ghana Baptist University College Abuakwa, Kumasi, Ashanti

Kings University College KUC Aplaku Hills, Accra, Greater Accra

Maranatha University College MUC Sowutuom, Accra, Greater Accra

Meridian (Insaaniyya) University College MEDUCOL Weija, Accra, Greater Accra

Pan African Christian University College PACUC Accra, Greater Accra

BlueCrest University College BCUC  Accra, Greater Accra

Jayee University College JUC Accra, Greater Accra

University College of Management Studies UCOMS  Accra, Greater Accra

Ghana Christian University College GCUC Accra, Greater Accra

Zenith University College ZUC  La, Accra, Greater Accra

Catholic Institute of Business and Technology CIBT Accra, Greater Accra
Ghana Telecom University College GTUC  Tesano, Accra, Greater Accra

Premier Institute of Law Enforcement Management and Administration Accra, Greater Accra