Tamale Technical University was founded in 1950 as a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Tamale, Northern Region. Tamale Technical University is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana). Tamale Technical University (TTU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Tamale Technical University is Africa’s premier University in northern Ghana in the delivery of world-class technical and vocational education. The university has autonomy to run as a Public tertiary educational institution of Ghana. The programs run by the university are accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB), The Higher National Diploma (HND) programs are supervised by the National Board for Professional and Technical Examinations (NABPTEX). Tamale Technical University Is a member of the Commonwealth Association of Technical Universities and Polytechnics in Africa. It also has a membership of the Associations of Principals of Technical Institutes, Ghana and Conference of Rectors of Polytechnics and Vice-Chancellors of Technical Universities, Ghana. Tamale Technical University (TTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcomed to apply for enrollment in Tamale Technical University.

General Information

University Name:  Tamale Technical University

Nickname: TTU

Year Established: 1950

University Motto: Knowledge and SKill

Country Rank: 42

World Rank: 11678

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: No

Other Schools: Yes, Tamale Technical University has other faculties including Faculty of Applied Arts, Faculty of Applied Science & Technology, Faculty of Business and Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment.

The University has other Centre, Directorates, Institutes and Units including Office of the Chancellor, Office of the President, Office of the Registrar, Quality Assurance Unit, Office of Students Affair, Academic Planning Unit, and Bursary Unit among others.

Accreditation: Tamale Technical University is accredited by National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana)

Memberships, Partnerships and Affiliations

  • Auto Mall Ghana
  • Westphalia University, Germany
  • Ecole Superiere Polytechnique De Kaya In Burkina-Faso
  • Maryland University, Of Eastern Shore

Library Collection: TTU Library

Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Nil

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

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