University of Professional Studies, Accra Rankings

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In the World#9457 of 14178
In Africa#380 of 1107
In Ghana#18 of 67
In Accra#6 of 33

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Acceptance rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
308
Citations
1,367

University of Professional Studies, Accra majors

by publication count

Business
107
Economics
61
Psychology
37
Political science
25
Sociology
20
Computer science
14
Medicine
5
Geography
4
Environmental science
3
Chemistry
1
History
1
Engineering
1
Art
1
Biology
1
Mathematics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics2180427
Business2312428
History24417
Political science364318
Psychology3730259
Sociology390821
Environmental science453524
Computer science493575
Geography53923
Engineering57913
Mathematics60303
Medicine606610
Biology63651

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199322
199404
199502
199602
199702
199804
199907
2000010
200104
200206
200306
200408
200516
200603
200701
200805
2009011
201007
201116
2012313
2013927
20142930
20152869
20162988
201726115
201838202
201951257
202065377

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate65%
Admissions RequirementsSenior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)/West African Senior School Examination (WASSCE) of the West African Examinations Council with Passes in English Language (Core), Mathematics (Core), Integrated Science (Core) and any other three subjects with an aggregate score of 24 or better.
Academic CalendarAugust to December; January to May
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee250
Student:staff ratio50:1

Tuition

Local studetnsUndergraduate, 1,265 per annum; postgraduate, 3,950 per annum. (GHS)

University of Professional Studies, Accra has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences++
CertificateBusiness Administration
Bachelor's DegreeAccountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing
Master's DegreeAccountancy, Computer Science, Finance, Leadership, Management, Marketing

General info

Alternative namesUPSA
Founded1965
WikipediaUniversity of Professional Studies
AccreditationNational Accreditation Board
MottoScholarship with Professionalism
Colorsblue, gold
Academic structureFaculty of Law
Faculty of Accounting and Finance
Faculty of Information and Technology and Communications Studies
Faculty of Management Studies
Institute of Professional Studies
School of Graduate Studies
Evening School
Distance Learning School
Weekend School
Drolor Centre of Strategic Leadership
Centre for International Education and Collaboration
Centre for Public Accountability
Otumfuo Centre for Traditional Leadership
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Association of Universities (IAU)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)

Location and Contacts

AddressEast legon; PO Box LG 149
Accra, Greater Accra
Ghana
City population2,291,000
Phone+233 (303) 500 171
Fax+233 (302) 501 174

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