Kumasi Technical University was established in 1954 as a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Kumasi, Ashanti. Kumasi Technical University was officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana), Kumasi Technical University (KTU) is a coeducational higher education institution. The Polytechnic Law, 1992 (PNDC L.321) elevated the Polytechnic to a tertiary institution to provide high caliber skilled manpower with reference to manufacturing, commerce, science, and technology to act as a catalyst for technological development. As a Polytechnic it was one of the famous, elegant and vibrant Polytechnics in Ghana. The Technical University Act 2016, (Act 922) converted Kumasi Polytechnic to the present Kumasi Technical University with the aim of providing higher education in engineering, applied arts, science technology-based disciplines, technical and vocational training. It is a spectacularly beautiful institution, which is located at the heart of the Garden city of West Africa, the capital city of the Ashanti Region of Ghana (Kumasi). It has within the period of its existence become an important center for the training not only for Ghana but also for other African countries. Kumasi Technical University (KTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment in Kumasi Technical University.
University Name:Kumasi Technical University
Year Established: 1954
University Motto: Nimdee Hyeren
Country Rank: 22
World Rank: 10043
Academic Calendar: Semesters
Law School: No
Other Schools: Yes, Kumasi Technical University has other faculties including Business School, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology, Faculty of Built and Natural Environment, Faculty of Creative Arts and Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development and Faculty of Health Sciences.
The University has other Centre, Directorates, Institutes and Units including Graduate School, Institute of Distance Learning and Continuing Education, Institute of Research, Innovation and Development, International Office, Institute Of Technology Development And Transfer, Centre For Renewable Energy And Energy Efficiency, Centre For Research And Development For Technology Incubation, Business Development Unit, Career Development Unit, Directorate Of Works And Physical Development, Finance Directorate, Information Communication Technology Directorate, Industrial Liaison Office, Internal Audit Directorate, Office Of The Vice Chancellor, Planning Unit, Procurement Unit, Quality Assurance Directorate, Academic Affairs Unit, Admission And Students Records Office , Archive And Records Unit, General Administration Unit, Human Resource Department, Legal Unit , Public Affairs Unit, Welfare Unit, Sports Unit, and Bursary Unit among others.
Accreditation: Kumasi Technical University is accredited by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana).
Library Collection: Yes, KTU LIBRARY
Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Nil
Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Multiple including Bachelor degrees in several areas of study.