|Location||CAPE COAST, Ghana||Funding Type||Public|
|No of Students||NA||Establishment||University|
|Founded In||1962||Estimated Cost of Living||NA|
|Address||UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST, PMB, CAPE COAST, GHANA , WEST AFRICA|
The University of Cape Coast 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 - The University of Cape Coast Act, 1971 [Act 390] and subsequently the University of Cape Coast Law, 1992 [PNDC Law 278],
To be a University with a worldwide acclaim that is strongly positioned for innovative teaching, research, outreach and professional development.
The University of Cape Coast is an equal opportunity University uniquely placed to provide quality education through the provision of comprehensive, liberal and professional programmes that challenge learners to be creative, innovative and responsible citizens.