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University of Ghana 2022/23 Undergraduate Admissions Now Open; Cut-Off Points, How to Apply, Application Link Here

 

 

Overview

The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public, applicants, parents and guardians that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the 2022/2023 academic year. Applicants should take note of the following:

  • All prospective applicants are advised to visit the University’s website www.ug.edu.gh and  carefully read all relevant information and guidelines for prospective applicants before applying.
  • All applicants who will be writing WASSCE in 2022 are eligible to apply.
  • Programmes at the College of  Health Sciences, except those offered at the School of Allied Health Sciences, are offered as FIRST CHOICE  programmes only.
  • For second and third choices, applicants must choose courses from the Sciences.
  • The following programmes offered at the College of Basic and Applied Sciences are FIRST CHOICE programmes: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Applicants who select either B.Sc. Administration or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) as first choice are advised strongly to select bouquets from the Bachelor of Arts programme as second choice to enhance their chances of gaining admission.
  • For the Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme, applicants are required to select subjects from the list of bouquets provided.  Up to four (4) subject bouquets must be selected in order of preference.
  • All students entering the BA progamme must offer three (3) subjects at Level 100, two (2) subjects at Level 200 and Level 300 and either two (2) subjects or one (1) subject at Level 400.
  • Qualified Applicants to the Bachelor’s degree on the Legon Campus who are unable to meet the competitive cut-off points determined by the Admissions Board for admission to preferred programmes of study may opt for the Fee-paying Scheme.  Interested applicants must indicate this option on their application forms.
  • Mature Students Admission has been re-introduced into the Bachelor of Arts Distance Education (DE) Programme with effect from the 2017/2018 academic year.
  • All applications must be submitted ONLINE. Click here to visit the “How to apply online page”.
  • All applicants will be considered on the basis of result equivalents as provided by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission(GTEC), as per schedule below:

WASSCE

CURRENT INTERPRETATION

SSSCE

NTERPRETATION

A1 1 Excellent A 1 – Excellent
B2 2 – Very Good B 2 – Very Good
B3 3 – Good C 3 – Good
C4 4 – Credit D 4 – Credit
C5 5 – Credit E 5 – Pass
C6 6 – Credit F 6- Fail
D7 7 – Pass
E8 8 – Pass
F9 9 – Fail

 

  1. Qualifications acceptable for admissions include the following:
    • Senior Secondary School Certificates (SSSCE/WASSSCE)
    • Baccalaureate (French)
    • International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels
    • GCSE & ‘A’ Levels
    • American High School – Grade 12 examinations
    • Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels). All admissions will be to Level 100.
  2. All applicants who have ever attended or graduated with Certificate/Diploma from the University of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their **STUDENT IDENTITYNUMBERS** on their application forms.  The same number will be used in the intended programme of study if admitted.
  3. Since the 2007/2008 academic year, the University of Ghana has ceased to admit applicants with the West African Examination Council’s Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
  4. All Applicants must take note that the process for admission to the University of Ghana is very transparent.  Applicants should therefore beware of any persons who may approach them on the pretext of assisting them gain admission for a fee.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR ON-LINE APPLICATIONS ARE CORRECTLY FILLED AND SUBMITTED

 

 

Cut-off Points

2021/2022 Undergraduate Admissions Cut-off Points

Programme Cut-off Points
College of Basic and Applied Sciences
BSc. Biological Sciences 24 C6 in Chemistry
BSc. Agriculture 20 C6 in Chemistry
BSc. Earth Sciences 24 C5 in Chemistry, C5 Physics
BSc. Agricultural Engineering 22 B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Biomedical Engineering 9 B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Computer Engineering 8 B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Food Process Engineering 17 B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Materials Science & Engineering 17 B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Family & Child Studies 16 C6 in Management in Living
BSc. Food & Clothing 20 C6 in Chemistry
BSc. Information Technology 12 B2 in Core Maths
BSc. Mathematical Sciences 14 B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Physical Sciences 24 C6 in Chemistry, C6 in Physics, C5 in Elective Maths
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 14
BSc. Psychology 24

College of Health Sciences
BSc. Nursing 9
BSc. Midwifery 9
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 7
Bachelor of Dental Surgery 9
BSc. Medical Laboratory Sciences 12
BSc. Physiotherapy 14
BSc. Dietetics 14
BSc. Occupational Therapy 18
BSc. Diagnostic Radiography 14
Doctor of Pharmacy 8

 

College of Education
BSc. Education 24
BA. Education 24
B.Ed. ( JHS Specialism) 24
BA. Education (English) 24
BA. Sports and Physical Culture 24
BSc. Information Technology – Distance Education 24
BSc. Administration – Distance Education 30
Bachelor of Arts – Distance Education 30

 

College of Humanities
Bachelor of Laws 7
BSc. Administration – Legon Campus 8(9)
BSc. Administration – Legon Campus (Full-Fee Paying) 14
BSc. Administration – City Campus 24
Bachelor of Arts (General Arts Background) 15(16)
Bachelor of Arts (Full-Fee Paying) 22
Bachelor of Arts (Business/Science/ Vocational Background) 12
Bachelor of Arts City Campus 24
Bachelor of Fine Arts 24


How to apply for:How to apply for:

Ghanaian Applicant

International Applicants and Ghanaians Applying from Abroad

1. GHANAIAN APPLICANTS

University of Ghana online application E-VOUCHERS can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for GH¢200.00 at the following banks: Access Bank, Ecobank, Republic Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Universal Merchant Bank, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.

The E-VOUCHERS can also be purchased through the USSD code *887*18# on all mobile telecommunication networks. Click here for more information on the USSD Payment

Ghanaian applicants in the following categories are expected to apply using the E-VOUCHER:

WASSSCE/SSSCE Applicants and Ghanaians with Foreign Background

WASSCE/SSSCE applicants and Ghanaians who apply with foreign qualifications from schools which write the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the IGCSE such as Alpha Beta, Faith Montessori International School, Ghana International School, New Nation International School, SOS – Hermann GMEINER International College and Tema International School etc., should do the following:

At any of the Banks listed above, applicants will be required to indicate their names, mobile phone numbers and e-mail addresses on the bank voucher before they are served. Those without e-mail addresses will however not be disadvantaged. A confirmation of their Pin will be sent to their mobile phones. After purchasing the e-voucher, applicants should CAREFULLY follow the instructions given. After the application has been submitted on-line, the e-voucher should be kept in a safe place as it may be required by applicants when accessing their admission status at a later date.

DIPLOMA/HND TO DEGREE APPLICANTS

After buying the e-voucher, Diploma/HND to Degree applicants are expected to scan and attach the following documents to their online application forms:

Diploma/HND transcripts
Where applicable, certified copies of ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level certificates/result slips

The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/results slips should be scanned into one PDF or WORD document and attached to the application form.

2. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND GHANAIANS APPLYING FROM ABROAD
International applicants and Ghanaians applying from abroad should NOT buy the e-voucher. They should use the following link to access the online application form for completion and submission.

Online Application for International & Ghanaians Abroad Undergraduate applicants

All applicants are expected to pay to the University a non-refundable application processing fee of US$110.00.This fee can be paid directly or wire transferred into the University of Ghana ECOBANK Account.

Details of the Account are:
Account Name: University of Ghana Foreign Students Fees
Account Number: 2441000716652
Bank Details: Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
Swift: ECOCGHAC

or International Transfer through Ecobank (2441000716652 or 1441000716647

or Payment with Credit Card on the GT payment platform.

The pay-in-slips together with applicants’ certificates/result slips should be scanned and attached to the application form before submission online. The certificates/ results slips should be scanned into one PDF or Word document and attached to the application form.

Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.
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