Applications are invited from suitably qualified SCHOOL LEAVERS, NON SCHOOL LEAVERS and SPECIAL CASES.
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST ADMISSION GUIDELINES AND FORMS
to UCC is basically online OR offline depending on your preference by
following the following steps stated below. To become a student at the
University of Cape Coast, UCC, you have to note the following:
Applicants should visit www.ucc.edu.gh then go to Admissions and click on Apply Now for further instructions. Alternatively, applicants should visit https://apply.ucc.edu.gh and proceed with the application.
All applicants are required to provide the following information at the back of the large EMS envelope:
- application reference number
- full name
- postal address
- first choice programme and
- application category which should be one of the following: SSSCE/WASSCE or Post-Diploma or Post First Degree or OTHER (to be specified by applicant).
are advised to read application instructions as well as the contents of
the admissions brochure very carefully before completing the online
application form. Applications on which APPLICATION REFERENCE NUMBERS
are not indicated will not be processed.
Applicants are to buy scratch cards which will enable them to apply online. The scratch cards are up for sale at the Centres listed below:
- Cashier’s Office, University of Cape Coast (Mode of payment – CASH)
- Ghana Post Offices at the Regional Capitals – (Mode of payment – POSTAL ORDER)
- University of Cape Coast – Accra Office, Tesano – Accra (Mode of payment – CASH)
- Kumasi Workers’ College, Kumasi (Mode of payment – CASH)
- I-J Consult, Apostle Dr. Baidoo Avenue (Off Pentecost Convention Centre Road), Millennium City, Kasoa (Mode of payment – CASH)
- All UCC College of Distance Education (CoDE) Study Centres (Mode of payment: GCB Bankers Draft in the name of The Registrar, University of Cape Coast)
Note that no application will be processed without proof of payment of the fee.
Check the University of Cape Coast, UCC Prospectus below for further information.
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST APPLICATION FEE
COST OF SCRATCH CARDS:
- Post-SSSCE/WASSCE – GH¢220.00
- Post-Diploma – GH¢230.00
- International Applicants – USD$120.00
applicants and Ghanaian applicants abroad can make payment by VISA Card
and have their Scratch Card PIN sent to their e-mail addresses to
enable them to complete their applications online.
facilities are available for candidates/applicants who are unable to
meet the competitive cut-off points determined by the Joint Admissions
Applicants who wish to be considered may complete and
attach the fee-paying forms (available at the sales centres or
downloaded from the university’s admissions portal) to their printed
online application forms. Such candidates shall be required to meet the
minimum admission requirements. Copies of last year’s cut-off points
for the various programmes are available at the sales centres and the
University’s website for applicants’ guidance.
SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Applicants who are applying into School of Medical Sciences should note that the programme is strictly fee-paying. Applicants are also to note that the Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) programme for First Degree holders will be advertised July, 2021.
SUBMISSION OF COPIES OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS
Two copies of completed online application forms accompanied by two
copies of results slips should be sent by POST and NOT delivered by
Copies of the completed online application forms should reach the Director, Directorate of Academic Affairs (DAA), University of Cape Coast not later than 2021.
are to ensure that application forms are posted early enough to be
received before the deadline for submission as forms received after the
deadline will not be processed.
(b) No additional documents will be accepted after submission of completed application forms. Applicants are to note that only photocopies of certificates or result slips should
accompany completed application forms. Original certificates/result
slips of applicants offered admission will be inspected before
registration. The documents accompanying the application forms are not
(c) Persons awaiting 2020 WASSCE results MUST select the “Awaiting Results” option before providing their examination details. Those who already have results SHOULD NOT select the “Awaiting Results” option but rather go ahead to verify their results
forms received without Application Reference Numbers, two (2) copies
each of WASSCE/SSSCE results slips or transcripts, in the case of
Post-Diploma and other applicants, will not be processed (this does not apply to persons awaiting results).
A change of programme after the submission of application forms will NOT be allowed.
University of Cape Coast, UCC Application Deadline
The deadlines for the sale of Application scratch cards and the submission of completed application forms are May, 2021 respectively.
University of Cape Coast, UCC Application Portal
Visit our online application webpage. You can apply using any device