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top General Information


Street:University Post Office

City:Cape Coast


Institution Funding



Founded 1962 as University College of Cape Coast, acquired present status and title 1971.

Academic Year

October to July (October-February; March-July)

Admission Requirements

General Certificate of Education/advanced level or recognized foreign equivalent, or senior secondary school certificate and entrance examination

Tuition Fees

National:Foreign Students, 600-1,500 per semester (USD)



Accrediting Agency

National Accreditation Board

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Johnson Nyarko Boampong

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : J. K. Nyan

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

Centre : Continuing Education

Fields of study:Continuing Education

Centre : International Education

Fields of study:International and Comparative Education

Centre : Research on Improving Quality of Primary Education in Ghana

Fields of study:Educational Research, Primary Education

More details:CRIQPEG

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:African Languages, African Studies, Arts and Humanities, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, English, French, History, Modern Languages, Music, Native Language, Philosophy, Religion, Religious Studies, Theatre

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Continuing Education, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Parks and Recreation, Physical Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Social Sciences, Technology Education, Vocational Education

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Development Studies, Economics, Family Studies, Geography (Human), Regional Planning, Social Sciences, Sociology, Tourism

Institute : Development Studies

Fields of study:Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Rural Planning, Social Studies, Town Planning

More details:CDS

Institute : Education

Fields of study:Education

Institute : Educational Planning and Administration

Fields of study:Educational Administration, Educational Research

More details:IEPA

School : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Meat and Poultry, Soil Science

School : Allied Health Sciences

Fields of study:Biomedicine, Health Administration, Medical Auxiliaries, Medical Technology, Optometry, Sports

School : Biological Sciences

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Molecular Biology, Wildlife

School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Management

School : Medical Sciences

Fields of study:Anatomy, Biochemistry, Food Science, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medicine, Nutrition, Physiology, Psychology, Surgery

School : Nursing and Midwifery

Fields of study:Midwifery, Nursing

School : Physical Sciences

Fields of study:Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Insurance, Laboratory Techniques, Mathematics, Meteorology, Optometry, Physical Engineering, Physics, Statistics

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Agriculture, Education, Fine Arts, Nursing, Social Sciences

Postgraduate Diploma

Fields of study:Education

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Business Administration, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Fine Arts, Higher Education, Management, Philosophy, Statistics

Master of Philosophy

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Management, Aquaculture, Coastal Studies, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Fishery, Harvest Technology, Immunology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Wildlife


Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Aquaculture, Coastal Studies, Entomology, Fishery, Mathematics, Physics, Social Sciences, Statistics, Wildlife

Main Press

University Printing Press

Updated on 21-10-2016