The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is one of the most prestigious universities in Ghana.

Established in 1952, it has a long history of providing high-quality education and research opportunities to students from all over the world.

The application process for KNUST can seem daunting, but with the right guidance and preparation, it can be a smooth and straightforward experience.

Eligibility Criteria

Before you start filling out the application form, it is important to ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria. KNUST only accepts applications from students who meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Have a minimum 6 passsed in WASSCE
  • Meet the minimum English language proficiency requirements

How to Apply

The application process for KNUST is conducted online. To apply, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the KNUST Admissions website
  2. Register for an account
  3. Fill out the online application form
  4. Upload required documents
  5. Pay the application fee
  6. Submit your application

Required Documents

The following documents must be uploaded as part of your application:

  • High school transcripts
  • English language proficiency test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)
  • Passport-sized photo
  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation

Application Fee

The application fee for KNUST is 50 Ghanaian Cedis. The fee must be paid online as part of the application process.


The deadline for submitting a KNUST application form is typically in April for the fall semester and October for the spring semester. It is important to submit your application well before the deadline to ensure that it is processed in a timely manner.

Acceptance Decision

KNUST typically takes 4-6 weeks to process and review applications. Once a decision has been made, you will receive an email notification. If you are accepted, you will also receive instructions on how to enroll and register for classes.



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