Do you want to gain international exposure in an authentic African setting? Study with us for a semester or two!
We accept visiting students' applications all year round. However, due to the pandemic, the semester is divided into two modules.
OverviewWe host visiting students (undergrduates and graduates) from all over the world. Whether or not your university has signed a bilateral agreement with us you can apply for admission if you meet our requirements. You may also apply through study abroad providers such as CIEE, USAC, ISEP, UC-EAP/CSU, NYU, MAP, TUFTS, to name only a few. Whether you wish to take courses for grades; or audit courses as an occasional student the procedure is simple, and easy.
The application deadline (2020/21 Academic Year) for fall semester (Level 200 and 300) is March 12, 2021 and that for spring semester (Level 100 and 400) is April 9, 2021
Admission RequirementsVisiting exchange students are to take note of the following admission requirements:
- Applicants MUST have a minimum CGPA of 2.5.
- Final year students are NOT PERMITTED to spend their final semester at the University of Ghana.
- Prospective students should have a minimum of two-semesters transcripts.
- Your application MUST be endorsed by the International Office of your university.
Application StepsAttach a passport-size photograph.
Step One: Click the Application form link. Step Two: Download form or "Open With Different Viewer' Step Three: Complete form by typing in block letters. Step Four: Step Five: Ask the International Office of your university to endorse completed form. Step Six: Pay application fee of USD110.00 (one hundred and ten US dollars) into the following account:
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA FOREIGN STUDENTS ACCOUNT
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0161094409780403
BANK DETAILS: ECOBANK GHANA LIMITED, LEGON BRANCH
Step Seven: Scan the following documents and send to: email@example.com
Completed application form
Certified copy of transcript and/or certificates
Wire transfer receipt of application fee
Step Eight: Send hardcopies of all application documents by courier to:
Coordinator, Visiting Students' Admissions and Registration
Office of International Programmes
Room F1 First Floor, International House
Annie Jiagge Road, University of Ghana, Legon
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UNIVERSITY FEE/CHARGES (VISITING STUDENTS): 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR
TWO SEMESTERS ONE SEMESTER OCCASIONAL STUDENT (ONE SEMESTER) Cost Item US $ US $ US $ Tuition 4,665.00 2,402.00 2,302.00 Residence Permit 60.00 60.00 60.00 Sub-Total 4,725.00 2,462.00 2,362.00 Accommodation (ISH) 1,890.00* 945.00 945.00 Total 6,615.00 3,407.00 3,307.00
*Fee not inclusive of vacation accommodation.
Accomodation Schedule of Fees
Application Deadlines for the 2020/2021 Academic Year
Fall (Level 100 and 400) - December 11, 2020
Fall (200 and 300) - March 12, 2020
Spring (Level 100 and 400) - May 14, 2020
Spring (Level 200 and 300) - July 23, 2020
The application deadlines for the 2021/2022 Academic Year
Fall (Level 100 and 400) - December 11, 2021
Fall (200 and 300) - February 25, 2021
Spring (Level 100 and 400) - May 14, 2021
Spring (Level 200 and 300) - July 23, 2021