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  • Locations: Accra, Ghana
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Program Type: CSUIP
Language of Instruction: English Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, Health Science, History, International Studies, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Biology, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Zoology
Program Description:
Ghana I Ghana II

Ghana: University of Ghana

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.


Program Highlights

City: A historic city with memories of European colonialism and Ghanaian struggles for independence, Accra is now a popular tourist destination and home to people from all over Africa.

University: The University of Ghana is one of the top universities in Ghana and all of West Africa. Located in the suburbs of Accra, the university is a cultural symbol and academic titan for the entire country.

Academics: Earn Major, Minor, and General Education credit.

Tuition: Same tuition cost as home CSU campus.

Language of Instruction: English


About the University of Ghana

The University of Ghana is Ghana's premier institution of higher learning, with almost 40,000 students attending each year. Established in 1948 as a British colonial university, the University of Ghana was designed to conform to university standards coming out of London. Since becoming an independent university in 1961, the university continues to excel as a research-focused institution, prioritizing research into malaria, climate change, food production, and city development and poverty. CSU IP's program at the University of Ghana is administered by full-time local CSU staff.

This program provides students with the opportunity to develop a fuller understanding of Ghana and its people through integration into academic and cultural life. All students are required to take Society and Culture of Ghana in the fall semester, Twi language classes during both semesters, and a service-learning course in the spring semester. The service-learning course allows students to gain hands on experience working in the community. The focus of the service-learning course is determined by the student, but past service-learning experiences have involved working in local schools, law offices, museums, and research institutions. In addition, students enroll in courses within the regular departments of the university to complete their course load.

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 03/15/2021 04/01/2021 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 10/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.