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University of Ghana ranked first out of 50 tertiary institutions in Ghana

ORGANISERS of the UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards, Youth Web Ghana, have released the top 50 tertiary institutions in Ghana for the Second Quarter of the Year.

The organisers reviewed and subjected over 30,000 students’ nomination application from all over the 146 tertiary institutions in Ghana to the four major indicators of the ranking.

The ranking is basically not comparing institutions against one another on how they performed generally in Academics, but a set standard by the Board Members of the UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards.

The Ranking is an audit on the strengths, weaknesses of the Tertiary Institutions and independent research (Questionnaire method on sample views) done by UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards.


The UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards Rankings compare tertiary institutions to one another and put them in order based on how the institutions perform across the four indicators, Employability, Research, Innovation and Problem Solving Skills.

“The UMB Ghana Tertiary Awards having received nominations from over 60, 000 students across the country and verifying the evidence submitted as attachment to their nominations forms, the Board therefore, subjected the nominations forms and the respective evidence to our four Indicators, which allowed us give the various qualified Tertiary Institutions an overall score of 10 as well as a score for each category,” a statement from the organisers stated.

The top 10 universities according to the rankings are University Of Ghana, Legon (UG), Kwame Nkrumah Of Science And Technology (KNUST), University Of Cape Coast (UCC), University Of Professional Studies (UPSA), Ghana Institute Of Management And Public Administration (GIMPA), University Of Education, Winneba (UEW), Takoradi Technical University College (TTU), University For Development Studies (UDS), Accra Institute Of Technology (AIT), and Ashesi University College.

They were followed by Central University (CU), Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), Kings University College, Accra Technical University (ATU), University Of Mines And Technology (UmaT), All Nations University College, Valley View University College (VVU), African University College Of Communication (AUCC), Koforidua Technical University (KTU), and Regent University College.

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