List of 67 best universities in Ghana

We ranked 67 best universities in Ghana based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 542K citations received by 34.7K publications made by 67 universities in Ghana, measured the popularity of 193 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Ghana
#12 in Africa
#1028 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1948
#2 in Ghana
#22 in Africa
#1412 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1951
#3 in Ghana
#45 in Africa
#2558 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1962
#4 in Ghana
#54 in Africa
#2822 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992
#6 in Ghana
#135 in Africa
#4477 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2002
#8 in Ghana
#177 in Africa
#5289 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
2006
#9 in Ghana
#192 in Africa
#5692 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2004
#10 in Ghana
#230 in Africa
#6278 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965
#11 in Ghana
#233 in Africa
#6323 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
2011
#12 in Ghana
#239 in Africa
#6440 in the World
Founded
1968
#13 in Ghana
#248 in Africa
#6496 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1997
#14 in Ghana
#265 in Africa
#6709 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2003
#15 in Ghana
#281 in Africa
#6867 in the World
Founded
1954
#17 in Ghana
#289 in Africa
#6978 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
125
Founded
2005
#18 in Ghana
#316 in Africa
#7327 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1954
#19 in Ghana
#317 in Africa
#7338 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
4,000
Founded
2000
#20 in Ghana
#323 in Africa
#7385 in the World
Founded
1959
#21 in Ghana
#338 in Africa
#7642 in the World
Founded
1949
#22 in Ghana
#350 in Africa
#7814 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2003
#23 in Ghana
#354 in Africa
#7847 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2000
#25 in Ghana
#374 in Africa
#8080 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1988
#26 in Ghana
#383 in Africa
#8238 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1974
#28 in Ghana
#386 in Africa
#8262 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
3,291
Male:Female
66:34
Founded
1996
#29 in Ghana
#390 in Africa
#8308 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2001
#31 in Ghana
#458 in Africa
#9501 in the World
Founded
1983
#32 in Ghana
#462 in Africa
#9651 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1974
#33 in Ghana
#463 in Africa
#9720 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2003
#34 in Ghana
#476 in Africa
#9906 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
8,473
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1979
#35 in Ghana
#493 in Africa
#10269 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
#36 in Ghana
#514 in Africa
#10561 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2009
#37 in Ghana
#519 in Africa
#10643 in the World
Founded
2001
#39 in Ghana
#584 in Africa
#11250 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2013
#40 in Ghana
#611 in Africa
#11460 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1993
#41 in Ghana
#614 in Africa
#11521 in the World
Enrollment
6,895
Founded
1997
#42 in Ghana
#631 in Africa
#11674 in the World
Founded
2013
#43 in Ghana
#634 in Africa
#11682 in the World
Founded
2008
#44 in Ghana
#643 in Africa
#11733 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2005
#45 in Ghana
#662 in Africa
#11883 in the World
Founded
1988
#47 in Ghana
#671 in Africa
#11948 in the World
Founded
1983
#48 in Ghana
#673 in Africa
#11953 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2009
#49 in Ghana
#701 in Africa
#12174 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1961
#51 in Ghana
#781 in Africa
#12599 in the World
Founded
2009
#52 in Ghana
#784 in Africa
#12609 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1966
#53 in Ghana
#817 in Africa
#12777 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2007
#54 in Ghana
#818 in Africa
#12778 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
2009
#55 in Ghana
#872 in Africa
#13074 in the World
Founded
2010
#57 in Ghana
#879 in Africa
#13094 in the World
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2006
#59 in Ghana
#886 in Africa
#13116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
90%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2012
#60 in Ghana
#892 in Africa
#13139 in the World
Founded
1950
#62 in Ghana
#928 in Africa
#13323 in the World
Founded
2003
#64 in Ghana
#976 in Africa
#13549 in the World
Enrollment
151
Male:Female
50:50
Founded
2001
#65 in Ghana
#986 in Africa
#13586 in the World
Founded
1999
#66 in Ghana
#1011 in Africa
#13746 in the World
Founded
1990
#67 in Ghana
#1052 in Africa
#13971 in the World
Founded
1972

The best cities to study in Ghana based on the number of universities and their ranks are Legon, Kumasi, Cape Coast, and Winneba.

Average cost of living for students in Ghana is $365 + $34-244 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).