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November 5, 2012 • 0 Comments


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The Education system in Ghana is regarded as one of the best in the West African sub-region and therefore attracts students from all over Africa and the larger world.

There are public and private Universities in Ghana and each institution has its own selection criteria.

Academic Institutions:

  1. University of Ghana
  2. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
  3. University of Cape Coast
  4. University of Development Studies
  5. Central University
  6. Ashesi University
  7. Valley View University
  8. Ghana Telecom University
  9. Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration
  10. University of Mines and Technology
  11. University of Education, ed Winneba

Other institutions

  1. Ghana Institute of Journalism
  2. Ghana Institute of Languages
  3. Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
  4. Ghana Institute of Surveying and Mapping
  5. Institute of Local Government Studies
  6. Institute of Professional Studies
  7. African University College of Communications
  8. Catholic University College of Ghana
  9. Christian Service University College
  10. Methodist University College Ghana
  11. Islamic University College, order Ghana

There are other institutions that provide educational internships such as most public institutions, try the British Council, UN volunteer scheme, Action Aid volunteer scheme etc.


The National Scholarship Secretariat provides financial support to Ghanaian students in Ghana and in foreign countries. Click here to visit the Scholarship Secretariat for further details.

For Foreigners and Ghanaian nationals abroad who want to study in Ghana, there are various institutions in host countries who can help with information on funding to study in Ghana; Erasmus Mundus is one prime example. Please refer to the following link:

The following are some Special Schools in Ghana.

School Region  Location
Akropong School for the Blind Eastern Akropong Akwapim
Ashanti School for the Deaf Ashanti JAMASI
Dzorwulu Special School Greater Accra Accra
Gbeogo School for the Deaf Upper East Tongo
Reyo Paddock Special School Greater Accra Accra
Multikids Academy Greater Accra Accra
New Horizon Special School Greater Accra Accra
School for the Blind Upper West Wa
School for the Blind Brong Ahafo Wenchi
School for the Deaf Eastern Akwapim
School for the Deaf Northern Tamale
School for the Deaf Upper West Wa
School for the Deaf Central Takoradi
School for the Deaf Western Cape Coast
School for the Deaf (Secondary-Technical) Eastern Akwapim Mampong
Volta School for the Deaf Volta Hohoe

For detailed information on the Special Schools, read more.