Overview

Accra Technical University was founded in 1949 as a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Accra, Greater Accra. Accra Technical University is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana). Accra Technical University (ATU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Accra Technical University (ATU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. ATU in conformity with the mandate of the Technical University Act, 2016 (922) is fueled by the zeal to achieve greater results and keeping up with the global pace of technical development through creativity. Accra Technical University, Ghana’s premier technical university, since its inception as a Technical Institute has and continues to offer education in hands-on and competency-based training in diverse fields of engineering and industrial practice. The University is endowed with skilled experts as lecturers and instructors, competent to impart invaluable knowledge and lessons on students. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment in Accra Technical University.

General Information

University Name: Accra Technical University

Nickname:    ATU

Year Established: 1949

University Motto:   Truth Excellence Service

Country Rank: 10

World Rank: 9254                                                  

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: No

Other Schools: Yes, Accra Technical University has other faculties including Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Built Environment, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Applied Arts, and Faculty of Business.

The University has other Centre, Institutes and Units including Student Affairs Division, Guidance & Counselling Unit, ATU Clinic, Sports Unit, SRC, The ICT Centre, The Business Centre, Quality Assurance Directorate Academic, Planning Unit, Registry Unit and Bursary Unit among others.

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

Library Collection: Yes, ATU LIBRARY

Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Nil

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

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