The Mount Mary College of Education is one of the 46 Colleges of Education in the country.
Mount Mary College of Education is situated north-east of Somanya, on a hill overlooking the Somanya and Odumase townships. The institution was founded by American Catholic SVD Missionaries at Agormanya in 1947.
Mount Mary College was opened with 23 male students to pursue two-year Post Middle Teacher’s Certificate ‘B’ course. The college was moved to its present location in December 1951.
The motto of the college is VIRTUS ET SCIENTIA (Character and Knowledge). Mt. Mary College has had the occasion to offer several courses at different levels of attainment in line with government policy on teacher education, in addition to the initial Certificate ‘B’ course.
Certificate ‘A’ Post ‘B’ was started in January 1953. In January 1954, the college added a third variety of students – Teachers’ External Certificate holders, who were admitted to do a two-year course for the award of the Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ Post ‘B’ External. In 1963, Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ 4-year was started.
These two courses remained till 1974 when the status of the college changed to 2-year Post Secondary College. A year later, the first batch of French students was admitted for a 3-year Post Secondary course.
The course in French received support from the French government in the areas of equipment, personnel, teaching, and learning materials. Students go for proficiency courses in neighbouring Francophone countries.
In addition to French, Agricultural Science, Basic Science, Mathematics, Ghanaian Languages, Music, Religious and Physical Education are offered by the students.
The college remained a male institution until September 1974 when it became co-educational with the admission of 20 female students.
Mount Mary College of Education Courses
Courses offered at the Mount Mary College of Education are the approved programs to be run by the colleges in Ghana. These are programs accredited by the National Accreditation Board and supervised by the Ministry of Education.
We have a dedicated page about all the courses offered by the Mount Mary College of Education. You may use the link above to access the page.
Mount Mary College of Education Admission Requirements
Admission Requirements are the minimum criteria the school use when accepting a student into the college.
Since the colleges of education in Ghana are under the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Education in consultation with other stakeholders like the Ghana Education Service set the admission requirements for all colleges of education in Ghana.
We have a dedicated page for the admission requirements for students who want to attend the Mount Mary College of Education, you can access the admission requirements by using the highlighted link.
Mount Mary College of Education 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 Mount Mary College of Education 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.
Mount Mary College of Education Admission List
The admission list of Mount Mary College of Education is the list of students who have successfully been offered a place to study in the college. Students who want to apply to this college use the common platform used to apply to all the teacher training colleges in Ghana.
Successful students who met the admission requirements and the cut-off point of the college 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 Mount Mary College of Education.
Mount Mary College of Education Fees Schedule
The fees schedule of the Mount Mary College of Education is the approved academic fees and other related charges by the Ministry of Education.
Fees and most charges are determined by the Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service.
However, you may have noticed that some colleges’ fees may be a bit higher compared to other colleges. This is because there are some extra charges the colleges of education are permitted to add to the approved fees.
You may visit our page for the fees schedule to determine the exact fees schedule of the Mount Mary College of Education.
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 college.
Mount Mary College of Education Cut Off Points
The Cut-Off Point for Teacher Training Colleges in Ghana is aggregate 30. Applicants are to have credit passes (A1-C6) in three core subjects, including Core mathematics and English. Credit passes in two elective subjects (A1-C6) would also be considered in calculating the cut-off points.
So, in effect, three core subjects and two elective subjects would be used to calculate Cut off points for various Colleges of Education, which is aggregate 30.
NB: Cut Off Points of various colleges of education are revised on yearly basis. To stay up-to-date, you may visit our dedicated page for the Cut Off Point for Mount Mary College of Education via the highlighted link.
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