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General Information for All Applicants

1. All applications must be submitted ONLINE at http://admission.ug.edu.gh/undergrad on the purchase of the appropriate e-voucher.

2. All applicants will be considered on the basis of result equivalents as provided by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), as per schedule below:

WASSSCE (INT.) SSSCE Interpretation

A1 1- Excellent A 1- Excellent
B2 2- Very Good B 2- Very Good
B3 3- Good C 3- Good
C4 4- Credit D 4- Credit
C5 5- Credit E 5 - Pass
C6 6- Credit F - Fail
D7 7- Pass    
E8 8- Pass    
F9 9- Fail    

3. All applicants who will be writing WASSCE in May/June 2011 are eligible to apply. Such applicants must indicate their WASSCE index numbers and the subjects they will be writing on their application forms.

4. For all other applicants apart from those who will be writing the GHANA WASSCE in May/June 2011, only results provided by applicants at the time of submission of their applications shall be considered.

5. The programmes at the College of Health Sciences are offered as first choice programmes only. For second and third choices, applicants are strongly advised to choose courses from the Sciences.

6. Qualified Applicants to the Bachelor’s degree on the Legon Campus who are unable to meet the competitive cut-off points determined by the Admissions Board for admission to preferred programmes of study may opt for the Fee-paying Scheme. Interested applicants must indicate this option on their application forms.

7. For the guidance of applicants, the cut-off points for last academic year (2010-2011) admissions are given below:

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Aggregate 19 (First Choice only)
Bachelor of Pharmacy Aggregate 08 (First Choice only)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Aggregate 09 (First Choice only)
Bachelor of Science in Administration Aggregate 07 (First Choice only)
Doctor of Veterinary Science  Aggregate 15

Bachelor of Science
Computer Engineering Aggregate 10
Biomedical Engineering Aggregate 11
Food Processing Aggregate 13
Agricultural Engineering Aggregate 14
Material Science Engineering Aggregate 14

Bachelor of Science:  
Biological Science Aggregate 12
Bio-mathematical Science Aggregate 13
Mathematical Science Aggregate 16 (B2 in Mathematics)
Physical Science Aggregate 17
Earth Science Aggregate 15
Bachelor of Arts  
General Arts background Aggregate 15
Science /Business/Vocational backgrounds Aggregate 09
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Subject to interview) Aggregate 20 (Subject to interview)
Accra City Campus Aggregate 19
Distance Education Aggregate 24
Bachelor of Arts (WASSCE) Aggregate 18
Bachelor of Science Aggregate 20
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Aggregate 11

Note however that with the re-interpretation of the WASSCE results with effect from the 2011/2012 academic year, these values will differ.

7. All applicants who have ever attended or graduated with Certificate/Diploma from the University of Ghana from 1996 to date should indicate their **STUDENT IDENTITY NUMBERS** on their application forms. The same number will be used in the intended programme of study if admitted.

8. All applicants must indicate whether they wish to be considered for residential facilities or not. While the University of Ghana cannot guarantee residential facilities to all applicants, every effort will be made to assign students to facilities of their choice or suitable arrangements will be made to accommodate them in privately owned hostels.

In all cases, students admitted and assigned rooms must pay the relevant Residential Facility User Fee as part of the admission and registration processes. Students who apply for residential facilities and are assigned rooms, are obliged to take up those rooms or forfeit their places at the University.


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