National Accreditation Board (Ghana)

The National Accreditation Board (NAB) of Ghana is the Government of Ghana agency responsible for the regulation, supervision and accreditation of tertiary institutions in Ghana. It is an agency under the Ministry of Education.

National Accreditation Board, Ghana
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Agency overview
JurisdictionRepublic of Ghana
Headquarters Ghana
Minister responsible
Parent agencyMinistry of Education (Ghana)
WebsiteOfficial website


The board was formed in 1993.[1] Its formation was promoted by the 1991 Government white paper on Reforms to the Tertiary Education System of Ghana. The recommendation stated that the Board be formed to:[2]

  • contribute to the furtherance of better management of tertiary education
  • serve as the Quality Assurance body at the tertiary education level.


  • Accredit both public and private (tertiary) institutions with regard to the contents and standards of their programmes.
  • Determine, in consultation with the appropriate institution or body, the programme and requirements for the proper operation of that institution and the maintenance of acceptable levels of academic or professional standards
  • Determine the equivalences of diplomas, certificates and other qualifications awarded by institutions in Ghana or elsewhere.
  • Publish as it considers appropriate the list of accredited public and private institutions at the beginning of the calendar year.
  • Advise the President on the grant of a Charter to a private tertiary institution.
  • Perform any other functions determined by the Minister.[3]

Accredited Public and Private InstitutionsEdit

Public UniversitiesEdit

Private UniversitiesEdit

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "National Accreditation Board of Ghana". Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  2. ^ "National Accreditation Board". Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  3. ^ "About Us". National Accreditation Board Ghana. Archived from the original on 2014-05-30. Retrieved 2014-08-13.
  4. ^ "Public Universities". National Accreditation Board Ghana. Retrieved 2014-08-13.
  5. ^ "University of Applied Management, Ghana Campus".
  6. ^ "Private Tertiary Institutions Offering Degree Prog". National Accreditation Board Ghana. Archived from the original on 2014-08-13. Retrieved 2014-08-13.