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Cape Coast Technical University -CCTU


Cape Coast Technical University is a unique University that is committed to the training of highly skilled human resources in Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology, Applied Arts, and Business in close collaboration with the industries and commerce.

Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU), formerly Cape Coast Polytechnic, was established in 1984 as a second-cycle institution.

In 1986, it operated under the Ghana Education Service (GES) to offer intermediary courses leading to the award of non-tertiary certificates.

Following the enactment of the Polytechnic Law (PNDCL 321) in 1992, the University was upgraded to a tertiary level to run programs in various disciplines leading to the award of Higher National Diplomas (HND) in Engineering, Business and Applied Sciences and Arts awarded by the National Board for Professional and Technician Examination (NABPTEX).

Currently, as a Technical University, and per the Technical Universities Act, 2016 (Act 922), as amended, in 2018 Act (Act 974), Cape Coast Technical University is mandated to provide higher education in Engineering, Applied Sciences and Arts, Technical and Vocational Education and Training and other related disciplines.

The aim is to train students to be academically and technically balanced in order to match the challenges of the new century.

The University offers four (4) year Bachelor Degree, Bachelor of Technology (Top-Ups), Higher National Diploma, Professional Diploma, and other Diploma Programmes. The University has five (5) Schools which are made up of; School of Engineering, the School of Applied Arts, the School of Applied Sciences and Technology, the School of Built and Natural Environment, and School of Business and Management Studies.

The Schools are each headed by a Dean and sub-divided into eighteen (18) academic departments. There are plans to obtain the requisite accreditation for the running of Master of Technology and Doctor of Technology programmes in the near future.

The University also has Directorates, Sections and Units which contribute to the teaching and learning processes. The University now has as its focus to be a leading, innovative, and entrepreneurial Technical University with local, national and global influence.

It has a serene environment conducive to teaching and learning with beautiful sights. The University is located at Eyifua in the north constituency of the Cape Coast Metropolis, the capital city of the Central Region of Ghana.

Since its inception, the University has become an excellent academic centre for the training of manpower for the industries in Ghana and beyond.

Cape Coast Technical University Courses/Programmes

Courses offered at the Cape Coast Technical University are the approved programs to be run by technical universities in Ghana. These are programs accredited by the National Accreditation Board and the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX).

We have a dedicated page about all the courses offered by Cape Coast Technical University. You may use the link above to access the page.

Cape Coast Technical University Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements are the minimum criteria the school use when accepting a student into the college.

Since the technical universities are under the supervision of the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX), the agency in consultation with other stakeholders like the Ghana Education Service set the admission requirements for all technical universities in Ghana.

We have a dedicated page for the admission requirements for students who want to attend Cape Coast Technical University, you can access the admission requirements by using the highlighted link.

Cape Coast Technical University Admission Forms

Admission Form means the form provided by the School for parents/guidance to complete when accepting a place at the School. The admission forms for Cape Coast Technical University can be accessed by visiting our dedicated page.

The page also has other vital information like the price for the various forms on sale, the year of programs available for admission, and a bit of the admission requirements for program-specifics.

Cape Coast Technical University Portal

The admission and student portals accelerate the journey of a potential student until enrolment and graduation. The admission portal simplifies and streamlines the admission process, which is otherwise very long and consists of various stages.

The student portal was created to make it easy for students to easily access the school internet platform to perform some internet-based academic works.

All students and candidates of the University are to create an online account or log in to perform specific academic actions at ease. This portal also links to:

  • Course Registration
  • Fees Payment
  • Result Checking
  • Admission List/Status Checking
  • Academic Calendar Checking
  • Printing of Transcript, etc.

Cape Coast Technical University Admission List

The admission list of Cape Coast Technical University is the list of students who have successfully been offered a place to study in the university. Students who want to apply to this university use its dedicated admission portal to apply.

Successful students who met the admission requirements and the cut-off point of the university are admitted.

The list of successful applicants is published on the school’s website and notice boards. Most often, applicants are sent text messages confirming their acceptance into the institution.

The admission list may be accessed by using our dedicated page for the admission list of Cape Coast Technical University.

Cape Coast Technical University Fees Schedule

The fees schedule of the Cape Coast Technical University is the approved academic fees and other related charges by the University.

However, you may have noticed that some technical universities’ fees may be a bit higher compared to others. This is because there are some extra charges the Universities add to the approved fees.

You may visit our page for the fees schedule to determine the exact fees schedule of Cape Coast Technical University.

Applicants are advised to check the figures well to determine what they need to pay for and vice versa. All fees must be paid into the designated fees collection account of the university.

Cape Coast Technical University Cut Off Points

The Cut Off Point for Technical Universities in Ghana is any grade not more than an aggregate 30. SSSCE/WASSCE applicants with C6 passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science are eligible to apply.

Credit passes in three elective subjects (A1-C6) would also be considered in calculating the cut-off points.

So, in effect, three core subjects and three elective subjects would be used to calculate Cut off points for various Technical Universities, which is not more than an aggregate 30.

NB: The Cut Off Points for Cape Coast Technical University are revised on yearly basis. To stay up-to-date, you may visit our dedicated page for the Cut Off Point for Cape Coast Technical University via the highlighted link.


Cape Coast Technical University is one of the best technical universities in Ghana. This page has links to all the important pages about this university.

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