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Cut-off Points

2021/2022 Undergraduate Admissions Cut-off Points  
ProgrammeCut-off Points 
College of Basic and Applied Sciences  
BSc. Biological Sciences24C6 in Chemistry
BSc. Agriculture20C6 in Chemistry
BSc. Earth Sciences24C5 in Chemistry, C5 Physics
BSc. Agricultural Engineering22B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Biomedical Engineering9B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Computer Engineering8B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Food Process Engineering17B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Materials Science & Engineering17B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Family & Child Studies16C6 in Management in Living
BSc. Food & Clothing20C6 in Chemistry
BSc. Information Technology12B2 in Core Maths
BSc. Mathematical Sciences14B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Physical Sciences24C6 in Chemistry, C6 in Physics, C5 in Elective Maths
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine14 
BSc. Psychology24 
College of Health Sciences  
BSc. Nursing 9 
BSc. Midwifery9 
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery7 
Bachelor of Dental Surgery9 
BSc. Medical Laboratory Sciences12 
BSc. Physiotherapy14 
BSc. Dietetics14 
BSc. Occupational  Therapy18 
BSc. Diagnostic Radiography14 
Doctor of Pharmacy8 
College of Education  
BSc. Education 24 
BA. Education 24 
B.Ed. ( JHS Specialism)24 
BA. Education (English)24 
BA. Sports and Physical Culture24 
BSc. Information Technology – Distance Education24 
BSc. Administration – Distance Education30 
Bachelor of Arts – Distance Education 30 
College of Humanities  
Bachelor of Laws7 
BSc. Administration – Legon Campus8(9) 
BSc. Administration – Legon Campus (Full-Fee Paying)14 
BSc. Administration – City Campus24 
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 Campus24 
Bachelor of Fine Arts24

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 MedicineBachelor 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 ONLINEClick 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:
A11 ExcellentA1 – Excellent 
B22 – Very GoodB2 – Very Good
B33 – GoodC3 – Good
C44 – CreditD4 – Credit
C55 – CreditE5 – Pass
C66 – CreditF6- Fail
D77 – Pass  
E88 – Pass  
F99 – 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.


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