Central University was established in 1997 as a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Tema, Greater Accra. Central University has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Prampram, Mataheko. Central University is officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana). Central University (CUC) is a medium-sized coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Central University (CUC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment in Central University.

General Information

University Name: Central University

Nickname:    CUC

Year Established: 1997

University Motto:   Faith, Integrity and Excellence

Country Rank: 13

World Rank: 9142

Academic Calendar: Semesters

Law School: Yes, Faculty of Law

Other Schools: Yes, Central University has other faculties including School of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Theology & Missions, School of Pharmacy, Central Business School, Faculty of Law, School of Architecture and Design, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School Of Engineering and Technology

The University has other Centre, Institutes and Units including Centre For International Relations and Programmes (CIRP), Research And Development Directorate, Central Business School, CU Colloquia, Spiritual Formation, Missions And Community Service Unit, Chapel And Auxiliary Services Unit, Discipleship And Mentorship Unit, William Ofori-Atta Institute Of Integrity, Vision And Legacy Unit, Centre For Open And Distance Education (CODE), Central Pre-University And Professional Institute (CPPI), Academic Planning Unit, Registry Unit, Sports Unit, ICT Unit, and Bursary Unit among others.

Accreditation: Central University is National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Cape Coast (UCC)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Council of Independent Universities (CIU Ghana)
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Library Collection: Yes, CUC LIBRARY

Trademark Filings and University Licensing: Nil

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

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