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University of Ghana: 2021/2022 Undergraduate Admissions Cut-off Points

The attention of Management of the University of Ghana has been drawn to the activities of fraudsters parading as admissions agents or employees of the University, and deceiving applicants into paying monies under the pretext of securing them admission into the University.

Management would like to reiterate that admissions into the University are still going on, and are done in an open and fair manner, using cut-off points as detailed on the University’s website

Applicants are advised not to engage with these fraudsters, as they are in no way able to influence admissions into the University.

Below are the 2021/2022 Undergraduate Admissions Cut-off Points

2021/2022 Undergraduate Admissions Cut-off Points

ProgrammeCut-off PointAffirmativeSubject Requirements
College of Basic and Applied Science
BSc. Biological Sciences24C6 in Chemistry
BSc. Earth Sciences24C5 in Chemistry, C6 in Physics
BSc. Agricultural Engineering2224B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Biomedical Engineering911B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Computer Engineering811B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Food Process Engineering17B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Materials Science & Engineering1719B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Family & Child Studies16C6 in Management in Living
BSc. Food & Clothing20C6 in Chemistry
BSc. Information Technology1213B2 in Core Maths
BSc. Mathematical Sciences1415B3 in Elective Maths
BSc. Physical Sciences24C6 in Chemistry, C6 in Physics, C5 in Elective Maths
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine14
BSc. Psychology24
College of Health Sciences
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery7
Doctor of Pharmacy8
BSc. Nursing9
BSc. Midwifery9
Bachelor of Dental Surgery9
BSc. Medical Laboratory Sciences12
BSc. Physiotherapy14
BSc. Nutrition & Dietetics14
BSc. Diagnostic Radiography14
BSc. Occupational  Therapy18
College of Education
BSc. Education24
BA. Education24
B.Ed. ( JHS Specialism)24
BA. Education (English)24
BA. Sports and Physical Culture24
BSc. Information Technology – Distance Education24
BSc. Administration – Distance Education30
Bachelor of Arts – Distance Education30
College of Humanities
Bachelor of Laws7
BSc. Administration – Legon Campus8(9)
BSc. Administration – Legon Campus (Full-Fee Paying)14
BSc. Administration – City Campus24
Bachelor of Arts (General Arts Background)15(16)
Bachelor of Arts (Full-Fee Paying)22
Bachelor of Arts (Business/Science/ Vocational Background)12
Bachelor of Arts City Campus24
Bachelor of Fine Arts24


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How much does the application fee cost?

· Presently the application fee is GH¢200.00 for Ghanaians and US$110.00 for international students and Ghanaians living abroad. The application fee is reviewed periodically.

Can one apply with more than one set of results?

· Yes. You can apply with up to 3 sets of results.

Can the application forms get finished before the deadline?

· No. please the e-voucher is generated from the Banks’ system and cannot get finished.

What should the background colour of the passport photograph be?

· It should be white.

Can I visit my application document after I have finished filling the form online? If so, till when?

· Yes. Until the May/June WASSCE results are published, you can go back to your application form as many times as you like, either to view or to make changes.

What do I do if I have difficulty logging in?

· Try logging in after 8 p.m. or late at night when the number of people trying to log in will have reduced.

Is the application process for Distance Education the same as for programmes on the main campus?

· Yes, it is.

Where can one get the University of Ghana application e-vouchers to buy?

· You can purchase the e-voucher from any of the following banks:

1. Ecobank

2. Agricultural Development Bank

3. Republic Bank

4. Prudential Bank

5. Fidelity Bank

6. Universal Merchant Bank

7. GCB Bank

8. Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG)

9. Zenith Bank

· You can also purchase e-voucher using the Momo short code *187*18# on all networks.

Do you admit students with Nov/Dec results?

· Yes, we do.

I am writing WASSCE in May/June this year. Can I apply?

· Yes. Anyone writing WASSCE in May/June this year is eligible to apply.

I will be writing NOV/DEC this year. Can I apply?

· No. Admissions will be released before the NOV/DEC results are out.

How many WASSCE results does University of Ghana take in total?

· University of Ghana takes a total of three sittings

· Accepts all Past WASSCE & SSCE results

· Accepts a combination May/June & Nov/Dec Results

· Accepts a combination of WASSCE & SSCE

· Awaiting candidates can indicate their past WASSCE/SSCE results if they have one.

I will be writing NOV/DEC this year, can I apply for admissions?

· Unfortunately, you cannot as application will be processed before NOV/DEC results is released by WAEC.

Do I have to enter my WASSCE results when applying?

· No. There is no need to enter your WASSCE results, instead you are to enter your Index number, year and month you wrote the WASSCE.

Why are there different cut off points for males and females?

· This is due to the affirmative action policy to encourage more females enrolling in tertiary education.

Do you accept Diploma Holders from other tertiary institutions?

· No. We only accept Diploma holders from the University of Ghana or as determined by the University. We however accept HND holders from recognized Technical Universities into similar fields.

Does the University of Ghana run a Diploma programme in Nursing?

· No. Diploma programmes in Nursing are run by the various Nursing Training Colleges

I am applying with foreign results aside WASSCE, do I have to scan and upload the results?

· Yes. You have to scan and attach your results slip and indicate the details of the results.

Do I have to post my applications forms to the University after application?

· Applications are strictly done online.

How do I know I have gained admission into the University of Ghana?

· Successful applicants will receive a text message based on the contact details they provided and if not, they should check for their status on the University Website.

After I have gained admission to University of Ghana, what is the next step for me?

· Download your provisional admission letter by entering your Serial Number and Pin.

· Read carefully the instructions on your admission letter and when dully satisfied, you can make payment of your fees at the bank.

· After making the payment, be checking from the University website for any new announcement regarding accommodation, orientation, registration, matriculation and lectures.

Can I make changes after I have submitted my application online?

· Yes you can, the University will also reopen the application portal for a days days to enable applicants review their application after the release of the May/June WASSCE results.

· Applicants must ensure that their Biographical Data, WAEC Index Number, Year and month of examination are correct.

What is the difference between regular and fee paying?

· The difference is the amount of fees paid to the University. A student is considered admission into a fee-paying programme if he or she did not meet the regular cutoff point.

Do Ghanaians with foreign educational backgrounds pay foreign student fees?

· No. Ghanaians with foreign educational backgrounds pay regular Ghanaian fees once they are able to prove that they are Ghanaians.

A have gained admission to University of Ghana but will not be able to come to school this year, is my admission valid for the following year?

· No. You have to pay the required fees and write a letter to the University requesting for deferment of your admission.

I gained admission into the Accra City Campus. Can I change to the legon Campus in the future?

· No please.


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