Accra Institute of Technology has established in 2009 as a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Accra, Greater Accra. Accra Institute of Technology is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana). Accra Institute of Technology (AIT) is a small coeducational higher education institution. Accra Institute of Technology (AIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. The university is modeled on internationally renowned institutes of technology like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) – both universities are consistently ranked in the top ten of the global rankings of universities worldwide. AIT is ranked as the top private university in Ghana by the Ghana Tertiary Awards. The university also received the Best Technology University in Ghana Award for a number of years. AIT is equally a leading research university in Ghana with over 250 enrolled on its Ph.D. programs. AIT operates both campus-based and online (open university) systems at both the undergraduate and the postgraduate (graduate) levels. and it is credited with pioneering open university education in Ghana and in the West Africa sub-region. International students are welcomed to apply for enrollment in Accra Institute of Technology.

General Information

University Name: Accra Institute of Technology

Nickname: AIT

Year Established: 2009

University Motto: University of The Future

Country Rank: 30

World Rank: 9918        

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: No

Other Schools: Yes, Accra Institute of Technology has other faculties including School of Advanced Technologies, Engineering and Science (SATES), Advanced School of Systems and Data Studies (ASSDAS), AIT School of Business (ABS) and School of Education and Instructional Technologies (SEIT). 

The University has other Centre, Directorates, Institutes and Units including Quality Assurance Directorate, Academic Planning Unit, Registry Unit, and Bursary Unit among others.

Accreditation: Accra Institute of Technology is accredited by National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana)

Memberships, Partnerships and Affiliations

  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
  • Open University of Malaysia (OUM)

Library Collection: Yes, AIT Library

Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Nil

Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Multiple including Bachelor degrees in several areas of study.

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