University of Cape Coast

country rank  4
world rank  5089

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University Overview

Established in 1962, University of Cape Coast is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Cape Coast (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana), University of Cape Coast (UCC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Cape Coast (UCC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UCC
Founded 1962
Motto Veritas Nobis Lumen
The Truth, Our Guide

University Location

Address Sekondi Road
Cape Coast (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Central Region
Ghana
T +233 (42) 32440 4
F +233 (42) 32484

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions Section, Division of Academic Affairs, University of Cape Coast
Cape Coast
+233 (42) 35987

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Cape Coast's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

National Accreditation Board, Ghana


Year of first Accreditation

1962

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019