Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

country rank  2
world rank  2097

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University Overview

Founded in 1951, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kumasi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ashanti. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Sunyani, Accra. Officially recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board of Ghana), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Ghanaian higher education institution. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 69 years old Ghanaian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Ghanaian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KNUST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym KNUST
Founded 1951
Motto Nyansap? w?sane no badwenma
A wise knot is untied by a wise child
Colours Red, yellow, green, black and white

University Location

Address Private Mail Bag University Post Office
Kumasi
Ashanti
Ghana
Tel +233 (3220) 60021
Fax +233 (51) 60137
Other locations Sunyani, Accra

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Private Mail Bag University Post Office
Kumasi
(51) 61831

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021