Raph Sark
Latest Education News, Schools And Scholarship Blog In Ghana

Yamfo college of health entry requirements

The Yamfo college of health is one of the leading Health institutions in the country. The institution is known for training and educating highly skilled and knowledgeable health professionals, who are well motivated and capable of providing quality health services to all manner of persons in all settings, by applying modern technological principles to health care delivery.

Table of Contents


The Yamfo college of education seeks to be a worldly recognized institution, therefore it’s greatest desire or goal is to be a “Centre of Excellence” with the mandate to envisage and respond to the health needs of communities in Ghana and elsewhere.

Core Values

College of Health, Yamfo has a set or laid down core values that aid and guide their academic operations and professionalism in discharging their duties. Such core values are : the value of Excellence, Creativity, Self discipline, Collaboration, Commitment, Service to humanity and Respect.

Find below the approved and official entry requirements for the Yamfo College of Health.


Admission/Entry Requirements for Regular
West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Applicants

Applicant must obtain passes (A1- C6) i.e. have aggregate 36 or better in six subjects (3 core and 3 electives). The core subjects and minimum grades are: (C4, C5, and C6) or better in Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Science. The elective subjects should include passes in 3 arts or science subjects.
Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Applicants
Applicant must obtain passes (A-D) i.e. have aggregate 24 or better in six subjects (3 core and 3 electives). The core subjects and minimum grades are: grade D (6) or better in Mathematics, English Language and Integrated Science. The elective subjects should include passes in 3 science or arts subjects.
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Applicants
Candidates should obtain three passes at the GCE Advanced Level or equivalent in Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, And Biology or Agricultural Science and a pass in General Paper (E or better). The candidates must in addition have 5 credits at the Ordinary Level Examination or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics and either (I) Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science or (II) General Science and/or arts subject.
Mature Applicants
Mature applicants must be at least 25 years old and show proof of age with birth certificate (which must be at least 5 years old at the time of application) or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth. This includes paramedics Or Registered General Nurse (RGN) Certificates and Certificates/Diploma in Radiologic Technology or first degree holders in relevant science disciplines. In addition to the age requirements, candidates must have sat and pass an entrance examination (English language, Mathematics and an aptitude Test) organized by the mentoring institution (UCC).  In lieu of such examinations the applicant should show proof of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in WASSCE or any other nationally recognized standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC’s aegis)
Higher National Diploma (HND) or Degree Applicants
Applicant must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower division). In addition, the applicant must have acquired a 2-year post-HND qualification working experience. In addition to the above, institutions under mentorship will follow their Mentor Institutions’ practice with regard to entry levels for HND applicants.  Other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed by NAB to be equivalent to HND may similarly be considered for admission.  This category of applicants, when successful, may be admitted to Level 200.
Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Applicants
The applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) or Senior School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSSCE). This category of applicants, when successful will be admitted into Level 200 of the medical imaging sciences degree programme.
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE): Applicants should have credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics) and three (3) passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level
International Baccalaureate (IB): Applicants should have a minimum of grade 5 at the Higher Level in three (3) subjects relevant to the programme. Applicants should, in addition, have a minimum of grade 4 in English/Literature and Mathematics (SL).
American High School Grade 12 Examinations. Applicants should have a Final Grade point of 3.0. The American SAT, TOEFL will not be considered as entry qualifications into College of Health, Yamfo.
Foreign Students
Foreign students may be admitted on the basis of qualification from their home country for which the National Accreditation Board shall determine equivalence. Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.
Other Entry Requirements
Applicants with qualifications/certificates other than those already listed above will be referred to the National Accreditation Board for the determination of equivalences. Upon the recommendation from the Board, the applicant’s eligible.


Which region is Yamfo College of Health?

The College of Health, Yamfo (CoHY) has held its seventh matriculation ceremony for 732 new students for the 2021/2022 academic year at Yamfo in the Tano North Municipality of Ahafo Region.

Is Yamfo College of Health accredited?

The College is affiliated to University of Cape Coast (UCC)-Ghana with Accreditation by National Accreditation Board (NAB). Its programs are regulated by Medical and Dental Council and Allied Health Council of Ghana.
Leave a comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More