Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Courses and Fees

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana is among the top institutions of higher learning in the country. The university offers a wide array of courses for students in different fields, churning out millions of graduates in different colleges like Agriculture and Natural Recourses, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, Art and Built Environment, and many more.

Prospective students who wish to enroll for courses in the university’s different colleges ought to familiarize themselves with the fees payable by each of the colleges. While the application fees, accommodation fees, and examination fees remain the same for all colleges, there are slight differences in the fee for tuition. For instance, while tuition for College of Science is GH₵3,300.00 (GH₵1,650.00 payable per semester), students in the College of Agriculture and Natural resources are expected to pay GH₵3,100.00 (GH₵1,550.00 payable per semester).

A Comprehensive List of KNUST Courses

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology offers a plethora of courses at different levels. All their courses have been listed below;

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

  • BSc Agriculture
  • BSc Natural Resources Management
  • BSc Post Harvest Technology
  • BSc Dairy and Meat Science and Technology
  • BSc Landscape Design and Management
  • BSc Agricultural Biotechnology
  • BSc Agribusiness Management
  • BSc Forest Resources Technology
  • BSc Aquaculture & Water Resources Management

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • BA Economics
  • BA Geography and Rural Development
  • BA Sociology
  • BA Social Work
  • BA Religious Studies
  • BA History
  • BA Political Studies
  • BA French
  • BA Akan
  • BA Culture and Tourism
  • BA English
  • BSc. Business Administration
  • LLB (four years for holders of SSSCE/WASSE/GBCE and Equivalent Holders)
  • LLB Part-Time, (four years for Degree Holders only)
  • BA Economics (Parallel)
  • BSc. Business Administration (Parallel)
  • BA Geography and Rural Development (Parallel)
  • BA Sociology (Parallel)
  • BA Social Work (Parallel)
  • BA History (Parallel)
  • BA Political Studies (Parallel)
  • BA French (Parallel)
    BA Culture and Tourism (Parallel)
  • BA English (Parallel)
  • BA Religious Studies (Parallel)

College of Engineering

  • BSc Agricultural Engineering
  • BSc Chemical Engineering
  • BSc Civil Engineering
  • BSc Geomatic Engineering (Geodetic Engineering)
  • BSc Materials Engineering
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • BSc Computer Engineering
  • BSc Aerospace Engineering
  • BSc Petroleum Engineering
  • BSc Telecommunication Engineering
  • BSc Geological Engineering
  • BSc Biomedical Engineering
  • BSc Petrochemical Engineering
  • BSc Metallurgical Engineering

College of Art and Built Environment

  • BSc Architecture
  • BSc Construction Technology & Management (Building Technology)
  • BSc Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics (Building Technology)
  • BSc Development Planning
  • Human Settlement Planning
  • BSc Land Economy
  • BSc Real Estate
  • BFA Painting and Sculpture
  • BA Communication Design (Graphic Design)
  • BA Industrial Art (Ceramics, Textiles, Metal Work, and Fashion Design)
  • BA Integrated Rural Art and Industry
  • BA Publishing Studies (Book Industry)
  • BA Integrated Rural Art and Industry (Parallel)
  • BA Publishing Studies (Parallel)
  • BA Communication Design (Parallel)
  • BFA Painting and Sculpture (Parallel)

College of Science

  • BSc Biochemistry
  • BSc Food Science and Technology
  • BSc Biological Sciences
  • BSc Environmental Science
  • BSc Chemistry
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc Statistics
  • BSc Physics
  • BSc Actuarial Science Doctor of Optometry (OD), Six years
  • BSc Meteorology and Climate Science
  • BSc Computer Science (Parallel)

College of Health Sciences

  • Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) Six Years
  • BSc Herbal Medicine
  • BSc Human Biology (Medicine); this is to be followed by a three-year Clinical Programme and leading to MB ChB Degree)
  • BSc Medical Laboratory Technology
  • BSc Sports and Exercise Science
  • Nursing
  • BSc Midwifery
  • BSc Midwifery (Sandwich Programmes) *
  • BSc Emergency Nursing (for Fee-Paying only)*
  • BSc BDS Dental Surgery Three years of BSc Human Biology; this is to be followed by one-year Clinical studies and leading to a BDS Degree) (Fee Paying only)
  • DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) (Six years)
  • BSc Sonography (Fee-Paying only)
  • BSc Disability & Rehabilitation Studies (this is opened to Candidates who have a background in General Science; Business; General Arts; Visual Arts and Vocational/ Home Economics)
  • LLB (fee-paying only, for degree holders only, LLB is only on KNUST campus)

Top Up Programmes (HND Holders)

  • BSc Business Administration – ALL The TOP UP PROGRAMMES ARE FEE-PAYING ONLY

Undergraduate Programmes at KNUST Accra Kwabenya Campus

  • BSc. Quantity Surveying/Construction Economics (QSCE) (Fee-Paying Only)
  • BSc. Construction Technology/Management (CTM) (Fee-Paying Only)
  • BSc. Mechanical Engineering (Fee-Paying Only)
  • BSc. Actuarial Science (Fee-Paying Only)

Affiliate Institution and available Programme (s) (ALL THE PROGRAMMES AT THIS INSTITUTION ARE FEE-PAYING ONLY)

All Nations University College, (ANUC) Koforidua Campus

  • BSc. Nursing (Top-Up)
  • BSc. Nursing (Regular four Years)

Diploma in the Under Listed Programmes

  • Diploma In Registered General Nursing Top-Up (Sandwich)
  • Diploma In Community Health Nursing Top-Up (Sandwich)
  • Diploma In Midwifery Top-Up (Sandwich)

Fees Payable By The Students of KNUST

At the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, fees are paid according to the colleges of the university. Note, these are just estimated to serve as a guide to those who wish to enroll; the authorities of KNUST reserve the right to review the amount at any time. Students of KNUST (freshmen and returning) can easily check the fees payable for the courses they wish to study as the university authorities have officially uploaded all the fee payment schedules online for Regular, Sandwich, and Distance Sessions. Thus, to know their full fees, returning students are advised to go to their portals in the OSIS. The fees listed here are applicable to both indigenous and foreign students.

All campuses of KNUST have branches of banks indicated against them where the students can make payments. However, payments must be made through TRANSFLOW. Students of KNUST are advised to let the bank teller know that they need to make use of TRANSFLOW to pay their school fees.

KNUST Fees For College of Sciences

Students under the College of Sciences programmes studying for a Bachelor of Science in KNUST pay the under-listed fees. These fees are applicable to freshmen, returning students, undergraduates, and postgraduates (MSc/MPhil/Ph.D.).

The listed fees encompass courses like BSc. Chemistry, BSc. Meteorology And Climate Science, BSc. Physics, BSc. Mathematics, BSc. Statistics, BSc. Actuarial Science, BSc. Computer Science, BSc. Biological Sciences, BSc. Biochemistry, BSc. Environmental Science, Doctor Of Optometry (OD), BSc. Food Science And Technology, BSc. General Nursing and BSc. Midwifery.

KNUST BSC Fees for College Of Sciences

Fees Payable Amount
Programmes Application Fee GH₵ 220.00
Tuition Fee GH₵3,300.00 (GH₵1,650.00 payable per semester)
Examination Fee GH₵300.00 (GH₵150.00 payable per semester)
Accommodation Fee GH₵ 1,700.00 (GH₵850.50 payable per semester)
Total Fees for a Single Academic Year GH₵ 5,550.00

KNUST Fees For College of Engineering

Students under the College of Engineering Programmes studying for a BSC (Bachelor of Science) in KNUST pay the under-listed fees. These fees are applicable to freshmen, returning students (continuing students), undergraduates and postgraduates (MSc/MPhil/PhD).

The fees cover courses like; BSc. Civil Engineering, BSc. Geological Engineering, BSc. Petroleum Engineering, BSc. Geomatic (Geodetic) Engineering, BSc. Chemical Engineering, BSc. Agricultural Engineering, BSc. Materials Engineering, BSc. Electrical And Electronic Engineering, BSc. Mechanical Engineering, BSc. Computer Engineering, BSc. Biomedical Engineering, BSc. Telecommunication Engineering, Bsc. Petrochemical Engineering, Bsc. Aerospace Engineering, Bsc. Metallurgical Engineering, Bsc. Automobile Engineering, Bsc. Marine Engineering, Bsc. Industrial Engineering.

KNUST BSC fees Students in the College Of Engineering

Fees Payable Amount
Programmes Application Fee GH₵ 220.00
Tuition Fee GH₵3,500.00 (GH₵1,750.00 payable per semester)
Examination Fee GH₵300.00 (GH₵150.00 payable per semester)
Accommodation Fee GH₵ 1,700.00 (GH₵850.50 payable per semester)
Total Fees for a Single Academic Year GH₵ 5,750.00

KNUST Fees for College of Art and Built Environment

The following fees are for the student in the College Of Art And Built Environment and it is applicable to freshmen, continuing or returning students, undergraduates, and postgraduate (MSc/MPhil/PhD) programme students.

The concerned students are those studying; BSc. Architecture, BSc. Quantity, Surveying And Construction, Economics (Building Technology), BSc. Construction, Technology And Management (Building Technology), BSc. Development, Planning, BSc. Land Economy, BSc. Human, Settlement Planning, BSc. Real Estate, BA. Communication Design (Graphic Design), BFA. Painting & Sculpture, BA. Integrated Rural Art And Industry, BSC. Ceramic Design and Technology, BA. Publishing Studies, BSC. Metalsmithing and Jewellery Technology. BSC. Fashion Design, and BSC. Textile Design and Technology

KNUST BSC fees for College Of Art And Built Environment

Fees Payable Amount
Programmes Application Fee GH₵ 220.00
Tuition Fee GH₵3,500.00 (GH₵1,750.00 payable per semester)
Examination Fee GH₵300.00 (GH₵150.00 payable per semester)
Accommodation Fee GH₵ 1,700.00 (GH₵850.50 payable per semester)
Total Fees for a Single Academic Year GH₵ 5,750.00

KNUST Fee for College of Social Sciences

Under the College Of Social Sciences student studying for Bachelor’s degrees are expected to pay the under-listed school fees. The fees are applicable to freshmen, continuing or returning students, undergraduates, and postgraduate (MSc/MPhil/PhD).

The degrees covered here are; BA. History, BA. Geography and Rural Development, BA. Political Studies, BA Culture and Tourism, BA. French and Francophone Studies. BA. English, BA. Akan Language and Culture, BA. Communication Studies, BA. Linguistics,
BA. Sociology, BA. Religious Studies, BA. Social Work, BA. Economics and Bachelor of Law (LLB), BSc. Business Administration (Marketing/International Business), BSc. Business Administration (Human Resource Management, HRM), BSc. Hospitality And Tourism Management, BSc. Business Administration (Logistics And Supply Chain Management/Business Information Technology) BSc. Business Administration (Accounting/Banking and Finance)

KNUST BSC Fees for Students Undergoing Programmes in College Of Social Sciences

Fees Payable Amount
Programmes Application Fee GH₵ 220.00
Tuition Fee GH₵3,200.00 (GH₵1,600.00 payable per semester)
Examination Fee GH₵300.00 (GH₵150.00 payable per semester)
Accommodation Fee GH₵ 1,700.00 (GH₵850.50 payable per semester)
Total Fees for a Single Academic Year GH₵ 5,450.00

KNUST Fees for Students in College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Freshmen, continuing or returning students, undergraduate, and postgraduate (MSc/MPhil/PhD) students doing their various programmes under the College Of Agriculture and Natural Resources should pay the following fees.

The under-listed fees are applicable for the following disciplines, BSc. Agriculture, BSc. Natural Resource Management, BSc. Agribusiness Management, BSc. Forest Resource Technology, BSc. Landscape Design And Management BSc. Agricultural Biotechnology, as well as BSc. Aquaculture And Water Resource Management.

KNUST Fees for Students in College Of Agriculture And Natural Resources

Fees Payable Amount
Programmes Application Fee GH₵ 220.00
Tuition Fee GH₵3,100.00 (GH₵1,550.00 payable per semester)
Examination Fee GH₵300.00 (GH₵150.00 payable per semester)
Accommodation Fee GH₵ 1,700.00 (GH₵850.50 payable per semester)
Total Fees for a single Academic Year GH₵ 5,350.00

How To Pay My KNUST School Fees

Students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have two options for paying their school fees. They can either pay online or offline:

1. Procedure for Online Fee Payment in KNUST

  • Google KNUST’s online fee payment portal @ https://myghpay.com/
  • Move to the top right of the page and click “Login/Register”
  • Click “Sign Up”
  • Populate the displayed form with the required details and click “Get Started”
  • Click Ok after a successful registration
  • At the registration stage, you generated an email and password, use them to log in
  • Then Scroll down to the institution KNUST and select it
  • Populate the displayed form with details and Click on “Verify”
  • With verification done, Click “Choose Payment Mode”
  • A drop-down menu enables you to select your preferred payment mode
  • From there, proceed to click on the “Choose Card” option, then, select “Add New Card”
  • A message will be displayed, requesting you to key in your credit card (Visa or MasterCard) details
  • Click on “CVV” and proceed to key in the three-digit code on the card
  • Click “Save and Continue”
  • To proceed, click on ”Make Payment”
  • Your transaction details will be displayed
  • Click “Confirm Pay”
  • Once your transaction is successful, a message will be displayed alongside an option to print out your receipt

2. Procedure for Offline Fee Payment in KNUST

  • Visit one of the KNUST authorized banks
  • Ask for a KNUST TRANSFLOW form
  • Fill the TRANSFLOW form and
  • Make the required payment
  • Take your copy of the receipt

FAQs About KNUST Courses and Fees

  1. What is the current cost of Undergraduate Admission Application Forms in KNUST?

To fill the online application form on the KNUST portal, candidates need to purchase a scratch card and the costs are listed below;

  • Undergraduate Direct/Diploma/WASSCE/SSSCE applicants pay GHS 220.00
  • Post Diploma/Post Graduate/Mature Applicants pay GHS 230
  • International Applicants pay USD 150.00

2. What is the current cost of Distance Admission Application Forms in KNUST

Scratch cards are also required here and the costs are stated below;

  • Undergraduate Direct/Diploma/WASSCE/SSSCE/ applicants pay GHS 220.00
  • Post Diploma / Post-Graduate / Mature Applicants pay GHS 230
  • International Applicants pay USD 150.00

3. What is the current cost of Post Graduate Admission Application Forms in KNUST?

The prices of the scratch cards are as follows;

  • Undergraduate Direct/Diploma/ WASSCE /SSSCE applicants pay GHS 220.00
  • Post Diploma/Post Graduate/Mature Applicants pay GHS 230
  • International Applicants pay USD 150.00

4. Where can I purchase the Admission Application Forms (e-vouchers) for KNUST?

The under-listed banks have been authorized to sell KNUST online application VOUCHERS

  • Ecobank
  • Republic Bank
  • Ghana Commercial Bank
  • Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG)
  • Prudential Bank and Fidelity Bank

5. Are the school fees for KNUST students subject to reviews?

Yes, the fees listed above are not fixed as they may likely change at any point. It is the prerogative of the university authorities to announce an upward review without informing the students.

Chacha
Chacha is a writer with a wealth of experience who has contributed across several channels. Her specialty includes celebrity lifestyle including how top movie stars, musicians, and comedians live their lives.
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