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University Of Ghana Admission Forms 2021/2022

The University of Ghana Admission Forms 2021/2021 – Update on Legon Admissions | Cost of University of Ghana admission forms, and University of Ghana Admission forms deadline for 2021/2022.

Management of the premier university, the University of Ghana has released University of Ghana admission forms for Undergraduate and Postgraduate applicants for the 2021/2022 Academic Session.

The University of Ghana announces for the information of the general public, applicants, parents and guardians that applications are open for the admission of prospective applicants into various undergraduate programmes for the 2021/2022  academic year.


Applicants should take note of the following:

  • All prospective applicants are advised to visit the University’s website and carefully read all relevant information and guidelines for prospective applicants before applying.
  • All applicants who will be writing WASSCE in May/June 2021 are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants are expected to collect a free copy of the University of Ghana prospectus from the Bank when they purchase the e-voucher.
  • Programmes at the College of  Health Sciences, except those offered at the School of Allied Health Sciences, are offered as first choice programmes only.
  • For second and third choices, applicants must choose courses from the Sciences.
  • There is a direct admission of applicants into the various Programmes available in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences. Applicants will be expected to select up to four (4) choices in order of preference.
  • Applicants who select either B.Sc. Administration or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) as the first choice are advised strongly to select bouquets from the Bachelor of Arts programme as the second choice to enhance their chances of gaining admission.
  • For the Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme, applicants are required to select subjects from the list of bouquets provided.  Up to four (4) subject bouquets must be selected in order of preference.
  • All students entering the BA programme must offer three (3) subjects at Level 100, two (2) subjects at Level 200 and Level 300 and either two (2) subjects or one (1) subject at Level 400.
  • 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.
  • Mature Students Admission has been re-introduced into the Bachelor of Arts Distance Education (DE) Programme with effect from the 2017/2018 academic year.
  • All applications must be submitted ONLINE at on the purchase of the University of Ghana application e-voucher.
  • All applicants will be considered on the basis of result equivalents as provided by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), as per the schedule below:
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 6- Fail
D7 7 – Pass
E8 8 – Pass
F9 9 – Fail
  1. Qualifications acceptable for admissions include the following:
    • Senior Secondary School Certificates (SSSCE/WASSSCE)
    • Baccalaureate (French)
    • International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ Levels
    • GCSE & ‘A’ Levels
    • American High School – Grade 12 examinations
    • Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels). All admissions will be to Level 100.
  2. 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.
  3. Since the 2007/2008 academic year, the University of Ghana has ceased to admit applicants with the West African Examination Council’s Ordinary and Advanced Level Certificates
  4. All Applicants must take note that the process for admission to the University of Ghana is very transparent.  Applicants should therefore beware of any persons who may approach them on the pretext of assisting them to gain admission for a fee.

Cost of University of Ghana Admission Forms

University of Ghana online application E-vouchers can be obtained by Ghanaian applicants for Gh¢ 200.00 via USSD Payment or at the following banks: Access Bank, Ecobank, Republic Bank, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank, Zenith Bank, Universal Merchant Bank, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank.

Courses Offered At Legon

You may read our comprehensive guide on courses offered at Legon for the 2021/2020 academic year.

University of Ghana Admission Forms Deadline

The University of Ghana Admission Forms Deadline for Undergraduate is on 31st October 2021. See the table below for more details.

Schedule for the 2021/2022 Admissions



Application Opens

Application Closes

Entrance Exams


English Proficiency

15th March 2021

31st October 2021

Not Applicable


Distance Diploma Programmes

15th March 2021

31st October 2021


International Applicants

15th March 2021

31st October 2021

Not Applicable


Diploma to Degree
Public Health
Veterinary Medicine
Family & Consumer Sci.
Bachelor of Arts
Public Admin
Allied Health

15th March 2021







31st July 2021







To be announced where applicable







Post First Degree LLB

15th March 2021

30th June 2021

Thursday, 15th July 2021

Monday 23rd to Thursday 26th August, 2021


Undergraduates L100

15th March 2021

31st October 2021

Not Applicable

8. Graduate (Sandwich) 6th February, 2021 31st March, 2021
9. Graduate (Regular) 6th February, 2021 29th May, 2021

Not Applicable

10. Registration for Mature Students
Access Course
26th February 2021 7th April 2021 To be announced

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