Ashesi University

country rank  6
world rank  7334

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Ashesi University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Berekuso (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Eastern Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana), Ashesi University (AU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ashesi University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 17 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Ghanaian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym AU
Founded 2002
Motto Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship
Colours Black, white and terracota

University Location

Address 1 University Avenue, PMB CT3 Cantonments
Berekuso (population range: under 2,500)
Eastern Region
T +233 (302) 610 330
F +233 (302) 610 340

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 1st University Avenue, PMB CT3 Cantonments
+233 (302) 610 330

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ashesi University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Accreditation Board, Ghana

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Global Liberal Arts Alliance
  • Council of Independent Universities (CIU Ghana)

Academic Structure


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019