The International Programmes Office announces for the information of the general public that applications for the admission of prospective applicants into various degree programmes for the 2024/2025 academic year have been opened.

   Prospective applicants should take note of the following:


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    The start date of the 2024/2025 academic year is Thursday, September 26, 2024 for continuing students and Thursday January 2, 2025 for freshmen.

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    All applicants who will be writing WASSCE in May/June 2024 are eligible to apply.

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    There is direct admission of applicants into all programmes offered by the College of Health Sciences but as first choice only. For second and third choices, applicants are strongly advised to choose courses from the College of Basic and Applied Sciences.

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    There is direct admission of applicants into the various programmes available in the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the School of Biological Sciences. Applicants will be expected to select up to four (4) choices in order of preference.

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    Applicants who select either B.Sc. Administration or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) as first choice are advised strongly to select bouquets from the Bachelor of Arts programme as second choice to enhance their chances of gaining admission.

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    For the Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme, applicants are required to select subjects from the list of bouquets provided.  Up to four (4) subject bouquets must be selected in order of preference.

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    All students entering the BA progamme must offer three (3) subjects at Level 100, two (2) subjects at Level 200 and Level 300 and either two (2) subjects or one (1) subject at Level 400.

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    Since the 2007/2008 academic year, the University of Ghana has ceased to admit applicants with the West African Examination Council’s Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates. Accepted results are WASSCE/WAEC, French Baccalaureate & International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, A-Levels and the American Grade 12.

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    Holders of other qualifications including International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE, and the American Grade 12 examinations which hitherto were admitted to Level 200, will be admitted strictly to Level 100.

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    All applicants must take note that the process for admission to the University of Ghana is very transparent.  Applicants should therefore beware of any persons who may approach them on the pretext of assisting them to gain admission for a fee.

All applicants are expected to pay the university a non-refundable application processing fee of US$55.00. This fee can be paid online as part of the application process or wire transferred into the University of Ghana ECOBANK Account.

Details of the Account are:

Account Name: University of Ghana Foreign Students Account
Account Number: 0161014409780401
Bank Details: Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch


Payments in Ghana (Cash Only)

Account Name: University of Ghana Forex Account, Ecobank
Account Number: 0162074409780403


or      International Transfer through Ecobank (0161014409780401 or 0161094409780403)


Please click on the link below for relevant information on our foreign fee's collection / payment with Access bank:

Fees collection / payment with Access bank

The pay-in-slips, together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the online application form before submission online. The certificates/results slips should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application form.

Please note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.