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Ashesi University is a coeducational institution whose mission is to educate African leaders of exceptional integrity and professional ability.  By raising the bar for higher education in Ghana we aim to make a significant contribution towards a renaissance in Africa.

The university, which began instruction in March 2002 with a pioneer class of 30 students, has quickly gained a reputation for innovation and quality education in Ghana.

Ashesi is the first university in Ghana to adopt and blend the Liberal Arts method of education with majors in Computer Science, Management Information Systems and Business Administration. The university is an independent, private, not-for-profit institution.

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Student Enrolment 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
2009
Full Time Students (Aug-Dec) 30 60 136 218 280 365 352 424
Male 73% 68% 65% 65% 60% 58% 56% 54%
Female 27% 32% 35% 35% 40% 42% 44% 46%
Study Abroad Students - - - - 16 23 24 29 44 38
Countries Represented Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia,
Ghana, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Nigeria, Palestine, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, United States of America
Ghanaian Students 87%
International Students 13%
Full Time Students Receiving Financial Aid 34%
Study Abroad Institutions CIEE, NYU In Ghana
   
Instructional Faculty 38 full time equivalents
Administrative Staff 30

 


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