Universities in Accra

Central University

 University of Ghana

The University of Ghana is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of the city centre at Legon.


A number of other public and private universities and tertiary institutions have since been founded in Accra, some of which are listed below.

University of Ghana (Legon)LegonPublic 
Accra Institute of Technology (AIT)CantonmentsPrivateKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Regional Maritime University (RMU)NunguaPrivateUniversity of Ghana
Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC)TesanoPrivate 
Islamic University College (ICUG)East LegonPrivateUniversity of Ghana
Knutsford University College (Knutsford)East LegonPrivateUniversity of Ghana
Methodist University College (MUCG)DansomanPrivateUniversity of Ghana
Regent University College of Science and Technology (Regent)MatahekoPrivateKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Ashesi University (Ashesi)BerekusoPrivateUniversity of Cape Coast
Heritage Christian CollegeAmasamanPrivateKwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Central University College (Central)Mataheko/MiotsoPrivateUniversity of Cape Coast
Zenith University College (ZUC)La, Trade FairPrivateUniversity of Cape Coast
Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ)RidgePublicUniversity of Ghana
Accra Technical University(ATU)TuduPublic 
Advanced Business University College (ABUC)KaneshiePrivateUniversity of Education, Winneba
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)AchimotaPublic 
The University of Professional Studies (UPS)LegonPublic 
National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI)CantonmentsPublicUniversity of Ghana
Valley View University (VVU)OyibiPrivate 
African University College of Communications (AUCC)AdabrakaPrivateUniversity of Ghana
University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA)East-LegonPublicAccra
Academic City University College (ACUC)HaatsoPrivate 
Pentecost University (Pentvars)SowutuomPrivate 
Wisconsin International University College, GhanaNorth LegonPrivate 
Webster University, GhanaEast LegonPrivate