The University of Cape Coast
“Truth, Our Guide”

Established in 1962 as a University College, the institution has over 14,000 students. The university offers an environment that motivates individuals to respond effectively to the development needs of a changing world.


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 Campus
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 15th for Spring Semester.

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.


Contact Us

OIE Office Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Mailing Address: Office of International Education SUNY College at Oneonta 111 Schumacher Hall Oneonta, NY 13820
USA Tel: 607-436-3369 Fax: 607-436-2475

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Prospective Students

Our Location Founded in 1889 in “Honor and Good Faith,” the College is strategically located in beautiful upstate New York. Oneonta is home to the Foothills Performing Arts Center and just 30 minutes to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
The campus is surrounded by 360 degree mountain views and is close to the Catskill Mountains. Upstate NewYork is a four-season state with mild summers, cool nights, and beautiful spring foliage. Fall is colorful and winters offer plenty of snow, ideal for snowboarding and skiing. The campus is 4.5 hours to New York City (NYC) by bus and 1 hour from Albany, the capital of New York and a major shopping area.
Oneonta has a progressive, local and interstate bus system running 7 days per week with routine stops on campus. DowntownOneonta is walking distance from SUNY and has local shopping, unique gift shops, restaurants, farmer’s markets, and entertainment in this historic city. A nearby shopping mall is a short distance to the campus by bus.
The Albany International Airport is just over 1 hour away—The OIE office provides free airport pickup for new student arrivals. JFK International Airport is also within reach and has an Airtrack/railway/bus system direct to Oneonta.

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How to Apply

Starting Your Overseas Journey: Step-by-Step
Whether you choose one of SUNY Oneonta’s exchange programs or you find a venue among SUNY’s 500 programs, you’re sure to find a destination that meets your goals and objectives for studying abroad.
Click link below for more information on getting started on your journey:

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