University of Ghana has been ranked the best university in Ghana by the Webometrics ranking of world universities. Closely followed by Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and University of Cape Coast in 2nd and third place respectively. This is more 6 times University of Ghana has stayed on top. in fourth and 5 place  respectively are University for Development Studies and Garden City University College. Garden City made strides by jumping more than 20 places to the top 6 from the previous year and now has beat UEW to make it to the top 5 making them the best Private University in Ghana. To many the ranking is not much of a shock but to others, they cannot fathom how Garden City University could beat Ashesi University which for many years has been touted as the best private university in Ghana.

The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities ranks universities around the world with a methodology that depends on the Presence on the web, Openness, Impact and Excellence. Read full Ghana Universities Ranking Methodology HERE. Below are the full ranking of Ghanaian Universities for 2nd quarter of 2018.

ranking World Ranksort descending University Det. Presence Rank* Impact Rank* Openness Rank* Excellence Rank*
1
1509
University of Ghana
675
3296
1717
1312
2
1926
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology
251
4758
2173
1666
3
3085
University of Cape Coast
929
8616
2627
2712
4
3913
University for Development Studies
1170
10453
3492
3559
5
5688
Garden City University College
22897
1301
10604
5974
6
6181
University of Education Winneba
2725
10111
4570
5529
7
6508
Ashesi University
1113
7121
6812
5974
8
7502
Ghana Telecom University College
14876
8463
6402
5974
9
8257
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
1796
12258
4325
5974
10
8670
Presbyterian University College
9248
10631
6548
5974
11
8720
University of Mines & Technology Tarkwa
12195
13690
6134
5529
12
10145
African University College of Communications
17654
6927
10776
5974
13
11501
Valley View University
15012
13565
7323
5974
14
11792
University of Health and Allied Sciences
13201
18147
1671
5974
15
12866
Accra Polytechnic
27220
13609
7527
5974
16
13089
Central University
8034
16186
7431
5974
17
13209
University of Energy and Natural Resources
20877
16225
6386
5974
18
13370
Methodist University College Ghana
12357
16387
7344
5974
19
13924
Wisconsin International University College Ghana
15486
15740
8623
5974
20
14082
Christian Service University College
5534
18227
6727
5974
21
14118
All Nations University College
23487
15260
8695
5974
22
14696
Regional Maritime University
4682
17786
8329
5974
23
14728
Pentecost University College
19303
17625
7363
5974
24
14944
Regent University College of Science & Technology
2744
18538
8169
5974
25
15132
Koforidua Technical University
14776
18191
7771
5974
26
16651
University of Professional Studies Accra
12590
15717
10776
5974
27
17277
BlueCrest College
20143
18420
9671
5974
28
17580
Catholic University College of Ghana
20089
17683
10260
5974
29
17999
Accra Institute of Technology
20358
16800
10776
5974
30
18167
Takoradi Polytechnic
27045
19791
8489
5974
31
18525
Ho Technical University
23511
22222
6845
5974
32
18582
Knutsford University
22252
17382
10776
5974
33
19132
Data Link Institute
20518
21330
9048
5974
34
19519
Lancaster University Ghana
16529
18926
10776
5974
35
19665
Sunyani Technical University
19388
22349
8754
5974
36
19678
Kumasi Technical University
12772
22905
8611
5974
37
20113
National Film and Television Institute
25886
18748
10776
5974
38
20242
Ghana Institue of Journalism
24238
19146
10776
5974
39
20242
Accra Technical University
14437
20018
10776
5974
40
20516
Ghana Baptist University College
20684
19821
10776
5974
41
20701
Bolgatanga Polytechnic
25649
23403
8065
5974
42
21325
Radford University College
26551
20058
10776
5974
43
21429
Anglican University College of Technology
640
22706
10776
5974
44
21570
Evangelical Presbyterian University College
20089
22269
10363
5974
45
21743
Dominion University College
26318
22642
9853
5974
46
21799
Islamic University College Ghana
23858
21080
10776
5974
47
21894
Cape Coast Technical University
23216
23842
9282
5974
48
22014
Tamale Polytechnic
27220
23049
9470
5974
49
22627
University College of Managment Studies
25710
21828
10776
5974
50
22730
Kings University College
23941
22214
10776
5974
51
23213
Ghana Institute of Languages
25366
22610
10776
5974
52
23736
Marshalls University
19212
24205
10604
5974
53
24055
Jayee University College
24019
23773
10776
5974
54
24136
KAAF University College
25420
23707
10776
5974
55
24213
West End University College
25855
23731
10776
5974
56
24426
Christ Apostolic University College
26876
23727
10776
5974
57
24444
Laweh Open University College
2274
25334
10776
5974
58
24465
Advanced Business College
22601
24333
10776
5974
59
24755
University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies
24392
24503
10776
5974
60
24804
Concord Business College
26059
24404
10776
5974
61
26421
Kessben College
24498
26344
10776
5974
62
26583
Ghana Christian University College
24971
26510
10776
5974
63
26633
Mountcrest University College
27502
26125
10776
5974
64
27012
Perez University College (Pan African Christian University College)
26980
26829
10776
5974
65
27279
Zenith University College
25207
27266
10776
5974
66
27855
Maranatha University College
26515
27832
10776
5974

* Lower is better

credit: Webometrics Ranking of World Universities

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