KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY
The university is situated on approximately ten-square-miles of campus about five miles away from the city of Kumasi. It has, within the short period of its existence, become an important center for the training of scientists and technology, not only for Ghana, but also for other African countries and other parts of the world. It is the only technical university in Ghana and one of the best in Africa. The university started awarding degrees in June 1964. All degree examinations are reviewed by external examiners and moderators to ensure that the high academic standards are maintained.
The university is located less than five miles from the cultural and historical city of Kumasi. Students will find the city intriguing with it's many markets and artisan craftwork. In the surrounding area, goldsmithing, wood working, cloth printing and weaving are just a few of the sites to see. It is popularly known as "The Garden City" or "heart beat" of Ghana because of its many beautiful species of flowers and plants.
Courses are offered in humanities, business administration, and social sciences as well as health sciences, agriculture and natural resources, and sciences. To see the list of courses available, please visit their website.
International students are housed in the International Student Hostel that has comfortable living spaces shared between 2 or 3 students with a private bathroom in each room. More information and recommendations can be given by the program coordinator.