Ghana | Webster University

Accra, Ghana



Ghana is a presidential constitutional democracy located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in West Africa. The word Ghana means "Warrior King". Ghana has a population of about 27 million. Its varied geography includes savannas, woodlands, forests, a coastal line, springs, cave systems, mountains, estuaries, wildfire parks, and nature reserves. It coast has a rich assortment of culturally significant castles, forts, ports, and harbors.

Ghana was the first African nation to declare independence from European colonization, and this made Ghana a symbol of black achievement and helped to inspire other African independence movements. It is a relatively peaceful country and home to Lake Volta, the largest artificial lake in the world by surface area.


Webster Accra Portrait

The campus opened in March 2014 and is located in Accra, the capital of Ghana and a major metropolitan area with a population of 2.3 million. The city claims splendid beaches, monumental buildings, libraries, galleries, museums, traditional markets and lively nightlife. Accra's architecture reflects its colonial history, with 17th century castles standing alongside modern skyscrapers. The city is a veritable melting pot of cultures. 

Located in the heart of East Legon, a suburb of the capital city Accra, Webster Ghana is surrounded by a host of businesses, health centers, banks and relaxation spaces that showcase the immense economic development of the country as well as serve the everyday needs of students. The Ghana campus is also situated a few minutes away from Kotoka International Airport which is a modern and important hub for air traffic in the West African sub-region with constant local, regional and international flights from African countries and the world as a whole.

On campus, students enjoy 24/7 security, ultra-modern classrooms, on-site accommodation, a well-stocked library, 24/7 internet and power access, a recreation room, student lounge as well as an active and dedicated staff and faculty, all in a gated and easily accessible location off Lagos Avenue.

Note: If you are a student wishing to apply for a full degree program at the Ghana campus, you must apply directly through Ghana's admissions.