Exchange – Ghana, University of Cape Coast
The University of Cape Coast (UCC)
is one of the rare sea front universities in the world. It was established in October 1962 as a University College and placed in a special relationship with the University of Ghana, Legon. On October 1, 1971, the College attained the status of a full and independent University, with the authority to confer its own degrees, diplomas and certificates by an Act of Parliament.
UCC consists of five colleges:
- College of Agricultural and Natural Sciences
- College of the Arts
- College of Education Studies
- College of Health and Allied Sciences
- College of Humanities and Legal Studies
Fall semester: August - December
Spring semester: January - May
Program Cost (subject to change)
Students are required to pay KSU tuition and fees for a minimum of 12 credit hours. To calculate your tuition costs, please refer to the Bursar’s website. http://www.kennesaw.edu/finance/bursar/tuitionfees.html
- Students will be responsible for their own airfare, study abroad insurance, passport fees, meals, housing, transportation, and any additional charges incurred while on the program
- A $150 nonrefundable administration fee is due at the time of application. Please note: you will not be considered for this program until you have paid this fee
- The program fee is due by the Payment Deadline of the appropriate semester.
For information regarding scholarship opportunities and applying financial aid towards your education abroad program, please see the Education Abroad website here.
Do you meet the eligibility criteria? Apply now!
Currently, the university has accommodation in eight halls of residence. Students may also live in accommodation around campus.
Safety & Security
During pre-departure orientations, students will receive information on health considerations, travel safety, money matters abroad, cultural adjustment, cross-cultural immersion and sensibility, student responsibilities and course requirements.
The U.S Department of State offers excellent travel, health and safety information for specific countries. For up-to-date information on Ghana, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Ghana.html
The Center for Disease Control also provides useful information for travelers and a list of vaccinations and/or health concerns for specific countries:
Students participating in the University of Cape Coast Exchange Program are required to register for a minimum of 12 credit hours, and no more than 15 credit hours.
If you are interested in the program, contact Nicole Meanor (email@example.com) to set up an appointment to discuss preparing your application and registering for courses.
For a list of courses available through University of Cape Coast, click here: Courses.pdf
Fall: April 15
Spring: September 15
NOTE: All undergraduate students must have and maintain at least a 2.75 GPA to be eligible for this program.
Senior Education Abroad Program Coordinator
EDUCATION ABROAD REFUND POLICY & PROCEDURES
All application fees are non-refundable, except in the case of:
*Program cancellation by Kennesaw State University
*A wait-listed student who is not added into the program
*A student who has applied to one education abroad program and clearly notifies the Education Abroad Office--in writing and prior to the application deadline--of his/her desire change the application to an alternate KSU program
Refunds for application fees will be issued in the same form of payment originally used for purchase.
Please be sure to retain all account information used for purchase and notify the Education Abroad Office (EAO) in advance if there is a problem with your account.
The EAO will not be responsible for refunds sent to closed accounts.
All program fees are non-refundable. In all cases, the student will only receive recoverable fees, subject to the rules/policies of external service providers.
Any such refund will not include the initial application fee and will not be issued until after the education abroad program is completed.
Payment and refund of tuition will follow the normal processes establish by the Offices of the Registrar and Bursar.
Students wishing to withdraw from any study abroad program or course must submit their request in writing through the Education Abroad Office.