How to gain admission to University of Ghana

It is no doubt that every graduate of Senior High School wants to gain admission to the University of Ghana for their tertiary education.

This leaves many students with questions to answer. To gain admission to the University of Ghana depends on the kind of student you are.

Thus are you a Mature Student (25 years and above)?

Are you a WASSCE/SSCE graduate?

Or you are an international student.

Each of the above categories of students requires nearly different admission requirements to be considered for admission.

UG Admission for Mature Student (25 years and above)

Mature Student (25 years and above) applicants seeking admission to the University of Ghana must have little basic education, however, that is not considered as a requirement. Such students will have to take the UG access course for mature students, an exam, and probably an interview before gaining admission. Those who are successful with the entrance exams can purchase the UG e-voucher from designated Banks which will enable them to have access to UG online application form or portal to start processing their forms.

READ: WAEC discloses 2020 BECE & WASSCE question source

WASSCE/SSCE graduate Admission requirements to UG

WASSCE/SSCE graduates seeking to gain admission must have passed their exams or all resits if any to stand a chance of gaining admission. The University has both departmental/ programme specific entry aggregate requirements and programme specific aggregates for admission.

Each student must meet the general requirement then the programme specific requirements. The programme specific requirements vary from programme to program and college to college.

International student admission requirements to the University of Ghana

For international students, their requirements differ as well. Very often, foreign certificates will have to be converted to their Ghanaian equivalents and matched against the programme requirement in taking a decision to admit an international student.

  • Diploma/HND, ‘O’ and ‘A’ level holders can also apply for admission. 
How much is Legon Forms 2020?
Admission comes at a fee to all three categories of applicants and the fee is non-refundable. This means if an applicant for any reason is not granted admission, the fee paid will not be given back to the student.
For international, the 2020 admission fee is US$110.00 which can easily be paid using a Credit Card. 

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