What are the most popular best Universities in Ghana 2023? Ghana currently has 68 universities registered and approved by the Ghanian University Commission (GUC). Based on the ranking released by 4 International Colleges & Universities (4ICU), an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited universities and colleges in the world.

Note: does not rank Universities, rather, we rely on the Lists released by the NUC (The Ghana University Commission); Times Higher Education World University Ranking (they are the world’s number one body for ranking Universities), QS World University Rankings, U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking, Academic Ranking of World Universities, and The Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities.



We only have list of 50 best universities in Ghana of all officially recognized Ghanaian higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the appropriate Ghanian higher education-related organization.
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master or Doctoral degrees).
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format.


There are numerous positive reasons for applying to study in Ghana. This section offers objective and practical advice and guidance to prospective international students on studying in the Republic of Ghana; in relation to both Undergraduate and Post Graduate studies.

  • Recognition :Courses offered by the Ghanaian tertiary institutions have gained international recognition over the years.
  • Quality : Ghanaian universities are known for quality programs and excellent tuition from qualified lecturers. There are also periodic visits from lecturers in other internationally recognized institutions across the world. The universities have further adopted modern technology and teaching methods to add value to the learning process.
  • Choice : The educational system in Ghana has enabled a wide range of institutions to co-exist and collaborate across academic and social environments, offering diploma and degree programmes as well as specialized subjects.
  • Direct Admission : Admission into educational institutions is direct! Aside the WASSCE certificate, there are no written examinations such as SAT, TOFEL, IELTS, JAMB, NECO, etc. before admission into Ghanaian universities and institutions.
  • Value : As an investment in your future, a Ghanaian degree gives you great value for the money. You are presented with wide range of tuition fees, cost of living plus financial help from several departments within and outside of the universities, to make studying in Ghana cost effective.
  • Environment : A safe, serene and peaceful environment, coupled with favorable weather conditions is a requisite for academic success. The Ghanaian environment provides just that.
  • No Visa : Unbelievable!!! Yes 100% no visa required.


S/NO World Ranking Universities
1 1172 University of Ghana
2 1507 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology
3 2511 University of Cape Coast
4 3109 University for Development Studies
5 3800 University of Education Winneba
6 4086 Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
7 4858 University of Mines & Technology Tarkwa
8 5674 Kumasi Technical University
9 6142 Ghana Technology University College GTUC
10 6507 Ho Technical University
11 6526 Ashesi University
12 7830 Regent University College of Science & Technology
13 8336 University of Health and Allied Sciences
14 9357 Central University
15 9412 Valley View University
16 9595 University of Energy and Natural Resources
17 9703 Garden City University College
18 11245 Koforidua Technical University
19 12190 Ghana Christian University College
20 12384 Catholic University College of Ghana
21 12434 Regional Maritime University
22 12856 Presbyterian University College
23 13680 Accra Technical University
24 13804 University of Professional Studies Accra
25 14082 Methodist University College Ghana
26 14322 African University College of Communications
27 16355 Pentecost University College
28 16894 Takoradi Technical University
29 16958 Webster University Ghana
30 17300 Ghana Institue of Journalism
31 17665 Accra Institute of Technology
32 17853 Sunyani Technical University
33 17853 Lancaster University Ghana
34 18055 Christian Service University College
35 18086 BlueCrest College
36 18293 Wisconsin International University College Ghana
37 19126 Islamic University College Ghana
38 19254 Cape Coast Technical University
39 19567 Ghana Institute of Languages
40 20179 Ghana Baptist University College
41 20293 National Film and Television Institute
42 20338 Radford University College
43 20394 Data Link Institute
44 20449 University College of Management Studies
45 21593 Knutsford University College
46 21659 Dominion University College
47 21784 Bolgatanga Polytechnic
48 21856 Laweh Laweh Open University Ghana
49 22508 Evangelical Presbyterian University College
50 22733 Anglican University College of Technology Angutech

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