Academic City admits its freshman class every Fall in late August, with early admission deadlines in March. The application process is simple and can be completed online. Our Admissions Office is open from 9 am to 5 pm daily at our campus in Haatso, Accra. Our friendly admissions officers are available for a chat via phone, WhatsApp and Facebook during opening hours.
Ways to Apply
Admission to ACity is competitive, but the admission process is a personal one. Each application is reviewed holistically to understand the strength of each student’s academic preparation including their performance on final exams, counselor recommendations, and their personal career interests. We seek applicants from a variety of geographic, social, cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
- Fill out the online admissions application
- Upload your high school transcript
- Submit the online application
|Application Window Opens||March 15th|
|Early Decision Deadline||April 30th|
|Deposit Paid Deadline||September 1st|
|Hostel Accomodation Deposit Due||September 1st|
|Fall Admission Application Deadline||September 11th|
|Mealplan Last Day Signup||September 18th|
|Registration Deadline||September 30th|
Tuition & Fees
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT
for First 200 admitted & Registered Students
Select Your Currency USD GHC NGN
|Engineering Programs||Annual Tuition|
|BSc Mechanical Engineering||$5,000|
|BSc Electronics & Communication Engineering||$5,000|
|BSc Computer Engineering||$5,000|
|BSc Electrical & Electronics Engineering||$5,000|
|BSc Industrial & Systems Engineering||$5,000|
|Non Engineering Programs||Annual Tuition|
|BBA Banking & Finance||$2,500|
|BBA Human Resource Management||$2,500|
|BA Journalism and Mass Communication||$2,500|
|BA Advertising and Public Relations||$2,500|
|BSc Information Technology||$3,000|
|BSc Computer Science||$3,500|
* Fees are per Academic Year (2 Semesters)
Academic City fixes its exchange rate three times a year, May 1st, August 1st and December 1st. The rate is solely based on the prevailing market rate for the day. It must be noted that all bills payable will be based on the most up to date rate published by Academic City.
Your Stay on Campus
Academic City recognizes that not all students are able to pay their semester tuition & fees upfront, and we offer these students & their families the option to enroll in our payment plan. Our plan breaks a student’s tuition and hostel fees into 3 payments and includes Academic City’s financing fee. Click here to view Academic City’s finance policy where you can find our payment plans in the Annexure
Academic City currently only offers one type of scholarship, namely the Presidential Scholarship. Presidential Scholarships are awarded on a case by case basis to students demonstrating excellent academic performance coupled with leadership acumen and entrepreneurial spirit. The ACity Presidential Scholar is a highly sought after decree that is only awarded to the most exemplary and deserving candidates. Presidential Scholarships are approved by the Office of the President and processed by the Director of Admissions in conjunction with the Finance Department.
Till date, Academic City has invested more than $400 thousand in Presidential Scholarship Candidates. Presidential Scholarship entails full tuition, housing and meal plan fees for the duration of the enrolled 4 year / 8 semester degree programme.
Academic City’s programs are taught in accordance with the degree programs offered by public universities such as University of Mines & Technology (UMAT) and University of Cape Coast (UCC). Find the entry requirements for Academic City programs based on high school qualifications below.
6 credit passes with minimum C6 including 3 core subjects (including English, Maths and Science) and 3 elective subjects (including Elective Maths, Physics and a science subject).
Minimum D or a pass in 6 subjects including 3 core subjects (including English, Maths and Science) and 3 elective subjects (including Elective Maths, Physics and a science subject).
IGCSE O-LEVEL & A-LEVEL
Minimum of 5 credit passes in the IGCSE O-Levels (including Math and English) and 3 passes or grade D in the A-Level
IT, Business & Communication Arts Programs