Here is a list of the Best 9 private universities in Ghana, listed in no particular order.
Ashesi University College: The University which is located in Berekuso, Accra Ghana was founded and established by Mr. Patrick Awuah, Jr. in 2002. The university is accredited by the Ghanaian National Accreditation Board.
Asheshi University awards Bachelors degrees in Business Administration, Management Information Science and Computer Science. It has a population of about 600 students. For Admission Enquires, Visit the schools Website on www.ashesi.edu.gh
Central University College: Central University is currently the biggest private university in Ghana. It was established in 1998 by the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) and now has a population of about 9000 students.
The university is accredited by the Ghanaian National Accreditation Board. CUC offers both Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies and currently has various campuses in different locations in Ghana.
CUC has 5 schools and some courses offered in the university are;
- School of Applied Science – Pharmaceutical Science, Civil Engineering, Nursing Studies and Practice.
- Faculty of Art and Social Science – Communication Studies, Environment and Development Studies.
- School of Theology and Mission – Historical Theology, Practical Theology.
- Central Business School – Accounting, Finances, Human Resource Management
- Graduate School of Business – Masters of Business Administration
For the full list of programmes and other information, Visit the Universities website on www.central.edu.gh
Ghana Technology University College: GTUC was founded in 2005 by Ghana National Telecommunications Company. It was officially inaugurated in 2006 by H.E John Agyekum Kufuor(Former President of the Republic of Ghana). The university has about 4000 students who are currently enrolled in its various undergraduates and post-graduate programmes.
The university also has a great number of foreign students. GTUC has 3 faculties; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Informatics and Faculty of IT Business. The universities main campus is located in Tesano section of Accra Ghana.
Some Undergraduate Courses Offered in GTUC
- Computer Engineering
- Mobile Internet Communications
- Banking and Finance
For more information, visit the university’s website, www.gtuc.edu.gh
Valley View University: VVU was established in 1979 by the West African Union of Seventh-day Adventist. The university is located in Oyibi, Accra in the greater Region of Ghana. The university is accredited by the Ghanaian National Accreditation Board. Valley View University awards Bachelors degrees in Business Administration, Computer Science, Religious Studies, Theology and Development Studies.
It also has affiliation with various foreign institutions for its distance learning degree programmes. Visit the school Website on www.vvu.edu.gh for more information.
Regent University College of Science and Technology: Regent-Ghana has its main campus in Accra, Ghana and three other satellite campuses in other parts of the country. The university was established in 2003 and is accredited by the Ghanaian National Accreditation Board. The university currently has a great number of indigenous and foreign students in its three schools; School of Business and Economics, School of Informatics and Engineering and School of Research and Graduate Studies.
The university is also affiliated to Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology and four other foreign universities.
Regent Ghana offers three academic programmes;
- Undergraduates Studies
- Postgraduates Studies
- Professional Courses and Other Areas of Study.
Some Undergraduate Courses Offered in Regent-Ghana
- Computer Science
- Economics with Computing
- Accounting and Information System
- Information System Science
For more information, Visit the university’s website. www.RegentGhana.net
Wisconsin International University College: Wisconsin International University College was established in 2000 and is accredited by the Ghanaian National Accreditation Board (NAB). The university currently has three Departments; Department of Information Technology, Department of Business Administration and Department of Adult Education.
WIUC-Ghana has over 4000 undergraduate students and 500 postgraduate students, about 30% of the students are from Nigeria and other African countries. WIUC-Ghana is located Accra Ghana. The university is also affiliated to the University of Ghana and the University of Cape Coast.
For more information, Visit the university’s website. www.wuic-ghana.edu.gh Pentecost University College: PentVars was established by the church of Pentecost. The university is accredited by the Ghanaian National Accreditation Board. PentVars has over 4000 Indigenous and Foreign students. The University has its main campus in Sowutuom in Accra Ghana and two other satellite campuses in other parts of the country.
Pentecost University College has 3 faculties; Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Information Technology and Faculty of Theology and Mission.
Some Undergraduate Courses Offered in Pentecost University College
- Human Resource Management
- Information Technology
For more information, Visit the university’s website. www.pentvars.edu.gh Catholic University College of Ghana: CUCG is located at Fiapre-Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region. It was established by the Catholic Church and was accredited in 2002 by the National Accreditation Board. The university offers both Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies and has 3 major faculties. CUCG awards Bachelors degrees in Business Administration, Public Health, Computer Science and other programmes.
The university also has affiliations with the University of Ghana other educational institutions.
To get the more information about Catholic University College of Ghana, Visit the University’s website on www.cug.edu.gh Methodist University College Ghana: MUCG is located at Accra in the Greater Accra Region. The university was established by the Methodist Church Ghana in 2002 and its programmes are accredited by the Ghanaian Accreditation Board.
MUCG offers Undergraduates and Postgraduate programmes. The university also has 3 campuses and 4 faculties;
Some of the undergraduate courses offered in MUCG are;
- Faculty of Business –Accounting , Banking and Finance, Marketing
- Faculty of General Studies – English Studies, French Studies, Religion and Ethics
- Faculty of Social Science – Economics, Information Technology, Mathematics and Statistics
- Faculty of Agriculture – Horticulture, General Agriculture
MUCG also has affiliations with the University of Ghana. For more information, you can visit