University of Cape Coast

country rank  3
world rank  5602

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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 55 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. UCC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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 Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Cape Coast's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Accreditation Board, Ghana


Year of first Accreditation
1962

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018