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University of Ghana

The University of Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research.

Mission Statement: “To develop world-class human resource and capabilities to meet national development needs and global challenges through quality teaching, learning, research and knowledge dissemination”

Comprising of three campuses, the University of Ghana offers academic learning and research through its four colleges. In addition, UG encompassesof a number of research institutes and centers, libraries, administrative offices, and other support services.

The University has an enrollment of over twenty thousand degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and international students.

UG’s alumni are leaders in Agriculture, Business, Health Care, Industry, Service, Politics and Education sectors

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
851 100
2024
951 250
2023
1201
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
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2024
1001
2023
1001
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
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2023
901
2022
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
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2024
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2023
907
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

All students who have been admitted at full time Legon campus and Korle Bu Campus are required to make residential application. 

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