Public Universities in Ghana

University of Ghana, Legon     
The University is located on a park – like campus in Legon about 12km from the centre of Accra, the capital. As the name goes, it’s the university of the nation and due to its excellent reputation, it attracts foreign students especially students from the U.S.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology                                                                                                  The premier centre of excellence in Africa for teaching in science and technology for development, producing high calibre graduates. Located in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

University of Cape Coast                                                                                                                                                          Located on a hill overlooking the Atlantic, and operates on two campuses. Playing a unique and vital role to the nation.

University College of EducationA product of Seven Diploma awarding College coming together to constitute a single integrated complex.

University for Development Studies                                                                                                                                    Providing training to students to live, work and equip them with relevant skills and expertise to prepare them for self employment.

University of Mines and Technology                                                                                                                                    The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa was established in November 2004 to provide higher education in mining, technology and related sciences, and to act as a catalyst for the development of mining and technology.It was actually started in 1952 as the Tarkwa Technical Institute. In 1961, it was reorganized to become the Tarkwa School of Mines to train the required manpower for the mining and allied industries in Ghana. It was later in 1976 affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi as a faculty of the University. In 2001, it became the Western University College of KNUST. Today the campus is poised to meet the challenges of the 21st century as the University of Mines and Technology.Although a young University, UMaT is one of the top universities in the nation. Located at about 89km from Takoradi, the Western Regional Capital and off the high way, UMaT is accessible, safe and friendly. UMaT also offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. Known for its mining related programs UMaT also offers degrees in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science and Engineering.