Top private universities in Ghana and their courses

Top private universities in Ghana and their courses

Do you want to get higher education? We have chosen for you best private universities in Ghana! Look through their courses and get the profession of your dream!

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All Ghana colleges and universities in our list are recognized by the National Accreditation Board and suggest the biggest variety of courses.

1. University of Ghana

One of the best universities in Ghana was founded 1948 in the big city of Legon. It has around 30,000-35,000 students.

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There are two campuses, every of them offers different courses:

Legon campus

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Agricultural, Biomedical, Computer, Food Process, Materials)
  • Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences:
  • Animal Biology & Conservation Science
  • Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Science
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Marine & Fisheries Sciences
  • Nutrition & Food Science
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics

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Korle bu campus

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • B.Sc. Dietetics
  • B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • B.Sc. Occupational Therapy
  • B.Sc. Physiotherapy
  • B.Sc. Radiography

2. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

It was established in 1951 in a large city - Kumasi. But campuses of the university can also be found in Sunyani and Accra.

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One the largest among private universities in Ghana offers degrees in the following courses:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Technology
  • Culture and Tourism
  • Development Planning
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • English Language
  • Environmental Science
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geomatic Engineering
  • History
  • Human Biology
  • Integrated Rural Art & Industry
  • Landscape Design
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Meteorology and Climate Science
  • Modern Languages
  • Nursing
  • Petrochemical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physics
  • Political
  • Post Harvest Technology
  • Publishing Studies
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology and Social Work
  • Sonography
  • Sports and Exercise Science

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3. University of Education

At the third place in our list of universities in Ghana is University of Education that is located in Winneba.

Top private universities in Ghana and their courses

A great variety of programs are given:

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Akan-Nzema
  • Art (Dance/Drama, Graphic Design, Music)
  • Basic Education
  • Pre-School Education
  • Coaching
  • Early Childhood care and Development
  • Education
  • Professional Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities
  • Sign language
  • Early Childhood Education
  • English Education
  • Ewe Education
  • French Education
  • Ga-Dangme Education
  • Guidance and Counselling Non-degree Programmes
  • Gur-Gonja Education
  • Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sports

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  • Home Economics
  • Information technology
  • Integrated Science
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Science Education
  • Social Science Education
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • Technology Education
  • Vocational/Technical Education

4. University of Cape Coast

It was founded in 1962 in Cape Coast city and has the capacity of 35,000 students.

Faculty of Arts

  • Arts
  • African Studies
  • Theatre Studies
  • Music
  • Film Studies
  • Dance
  • Communication Studies

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Faculty of Education

  • Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • Management
  • Health, Physical Education and Recreation
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Basic Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Home Economics
  • Psychology
  • Accounting

School of biological sciences

  • Biological Sciences
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
  • Entomology and Wildlife
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Nursing

School of Physical sciences

  • Laboratory Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mathematics with Economics
  • Mathematics with Business
  • Actuarial Science
  • Physics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Information Technology
  • Doctor of Optometry
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Meteorology & Atmospheric Physics

School of medical sciences

  • Surgery

School of Agriculture

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Extension & Community Development
  • Agro-Processing
  • Agribussiness

Faculty of social sciences

  • Tourism Management
  • Population & Health
  • Social Sciences
  • Hospitality Management
  • Anthropology
  • Geography and Regional Planning

School of business

  • Management Studies
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Procurement Management
  • Administrative Management

5. Ashesi University College

In our list of Ghana colleges and universities, we have one relatively new educational institution. Ashesi University College were founded in 2002 in Berekuso village.

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Also it is small, the maximum amount of students is 1000. Nevertheless, it has the recognition of the National Accreditation Board and remains one of the best in Ghana.

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The following courses are offered:

  • General Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration
  • Management Information Systems
  • Liberal arts
  • Nursing courses

6. University for Development Studies

It was established in 1992. It is situated in Tamale.

Top private universities in Ghana and their courses

See the faculties below:

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources
  • Faculty of Agribusiness and Communication Sciences
  • Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Integrated Development Studies
  • Faculty of Planning and Land Management
  • School of Business and Law
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • Sandwich Diploma Courses

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7. Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

It is also one of the greatest universities in Ghana that was founded in 1961 in Accra. The courses you can take there are listed below:

  • Advanced Diploma in Business Studies
  • Professional Diploma in IT
  • Risk Management for Corporate Leadership
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Leading & Managing People
  • Negotiation and Influence Skills for Executives
  • Driving Performance Through Talent Management
  • Crafting and Implement Strategy
  • Leadership, Change and Organisational Renewal
  • Corporate Governance for Organisational and Business Success
  • Certificate in Marketing
  • Certificate in Enterpreneurship/Small Business Management
  • Certificate in Microfinance Operations
  • Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Performance Management
  • Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  • Construction Project Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Sales Management

Which university did you like most? Share your opinion in comments!

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