How is College, Polytechnic and University in Ghana?
There are eight national public universities in Ghana, the University of Ghana (ranked 1,561), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (ranked 3,459), University of Cape Coast (ranked 3,620), University of Education (ranked 5,053), University for Development Studies (ranked 6,696), University of Mines and Technology (ranked 8,508), University Of Energy And Natural Resources and University of Health and Allied Sciences. Ghana also has a growing number of accredited private universities including Ghana Telecom University College (ranked 8,541), Ashesi University College (ranked 5,957), Methodist University College Ghana (ranked 9,051), Central University College (ranked 8,455), Regent University College of Science and Technology (ranked 6,676) and Valley View University (ranked 6,705).
The oldest university in Ghana; the University of Ghana, was founded in 1948. It had a total of 29,754 students in 2008. Its programmes in the Arts, Humanities, Business, and the Social Sciences, as well as Medicine are one of the best in the country.
The University of Ghana has seen a shift of its traditionally best students to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Since Ghana's independence, the country has been one of the most educational in sub-saharan Africa. Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has been chancellor of the University of Ghana since 2008.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology; the second university to be established in Ghana, is the premier university of science and technology in Ghana and western Africa.
Post secondary education in Ghana commonly consists of four years of majoring in a specific field of interest. Students are admitted based on their performance on the W.A.S.S.C.E, students who usually obtain a ‘C’ in their elective courses find it hard to get admitted to the public universities, they end up having to apply for private universities in the country.
Some of the best universities in Ghana are;
University of Ghana
University of Cape Coast
University of Education, Winneba
University for Development Studies
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
University of Mines and Technology
University of Energy and Natural Resources
University of Health and Allied Sciences
University of Professional Studies
Ashesi University (privately owned)
Central University (privately owned)
Zenith University College (Privately owned)
Ghana Technology University College
Ghana Institute Of Management and Public Administration(GIMPA)
Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) (Recognized by Govt. Of India-Authorised Study Centre in Ghana)
Open University of West Africa (privately owned)
Regent University College of Science and Technology (privately owned)
Regional Maritime University
Pentecost University College (privately owned)
Valley View University
Cape Coast Polytechnic
These universities offer most of the internationally accepted degrees, which include Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS) and Master of Business Administration (MBA), BA Political Science, P.G. Diploma in Entrepreneurship (MKU). They also offer professional degrees like Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or other doctoral degree, such as Doctor of Arts, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy and Doctor of Optometry (O.D). Most of the programs offered such as medicine have formal apprenticeship procedures post-graduation like residency and internship which must be completed after graduation and before one is considered to be fully trained.
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