Location and Demographics
The University of Cape Coast is one of the rare sea front universities in the world. “It is represented by academic faculties, schools, institutions and centers, all focused on supporting and advancing specific areas of economic and social activity through learning, teaching, research and consultancy.”The campus is diversified, welcoming, and friendly. The Centre for International Education strives “to be a vibrant centre for coordinating activities of the University at the international level and thereby project the institution as a reputable centre of excellence of teaching, learning and research.”
The University of Cape Coast has 14,771 undergraduates, 900 post grads, and 195 international students from around the world
on study abroad.
Visit the UCC Ghana website for a view of the campus, its history, programs, courses, and facilities.
On campus housing, double occupancy.
Application & Deadline
Applications and inquiries should be directed to SUNY College at Oneonta Office of International Education only. A completed SUNY Overseas Academic Programs Application is due to the OIE by February 15th for Fall Semester; September 13th for
Download the Overseas Academic Programs Application form.
Duration and Cost
Study for the Fall or Spring semester. Cost for the program is affordable and value-added for in-state and out-of-state residents.
Semester Cost Sheet
A faculty-led program is periodically held and offers lectures from faculty at several Universities, the Cape Coast, Kumasi, and Legon, on African oral literatures, dance, film, poetry, and the history of Ghana, with a focus on the impact of the European slave trade on West Africa. Consult with the Department of Africana and Latino Studies for more details or visit their website.
Open to SUNY students from all campuses and all majors. Eligibility for studying at UCC Ghana includes sophomore status or above with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.