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School going age in Ghana is from age 3-21. The educational structure of Ghana comprises:

  • Pre-School (Ages 3-5)
  • Basic/Primary School equivalent to Elementary School (Ages 6-11)
  • Junior High School equivalent to Middile School (Ages 12-14)
  • Senior High School equivalent to High School (Ages 15-17)
  • Tertiary Education/Institution equivalent to College/ University (Ages 18-21)

Under the tertiary institutions we have the Polytechnics and the Universities. One has the option after completion of a High School to enter into a Polytechnic or the University.

There are also Vocational and Teacher Training Intitutions in Ghana.

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Schools & Universities

There are several Government and Private Universities, University Colleges and Professional Institutions in Ghana.

Government Universities

  • University of Ghana, Legon
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi
  • University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast
  • University Of Education, Winneba
  • University of Development Studies, Tamale
  • Universities of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa
  • University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho
  • University of Energy and National Resources, Sunyani

Some Private Universities (Affiliated to Major Ones)

  • Valley View University, Accra
  • Central University College, Accra
  • Ashesi University, Accra
  • University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies, Bunso
  • Regent University College of Science and Technology, Accra
  • Methodist University College of Ghana, Dansoman, Accra
  • Islamic University of Ghana, East Legon, Accra
  • Presbyterian University, Kwahu
  • Catholic University, Fiapre Sunyani
  • Ghana Telecom University College, Accra
  • Evangelical Presbyterian University, Ho
  • Pentecost University College, Sowutuom, Accra
  • Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College-Masters Degree