University of Mines and Technology

country rank  12
world rank  9046

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, University of Mines and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Tarkwa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Western Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana), University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) 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 14 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Ghanaian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UMaT
Founded 2004
Motto Knowledge, Truth and Excellence
Colours Yellow, green and red

University Location

Address PO Box 237
Tarkwa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Western Region
Ghana
T +233 (3123) 20324
F +233 (3123) 20306

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office PO Box 237
Tarkwa
+233 (3123) 20324

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
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 Mines and Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Accreditation Board, Ghana


Year of first Accreditation

2004

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019