The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has received its most prestigious ranking since it was founded in 1962.
It has also been ranked the number one university in Ghana, the top university in West Africa, and part of the top 5 universities in Africa.
In terms of the overall global rankings, UCC was ranked 350.
It was also ranked number globally for research influence and number one out of 138 new entrant universities in the ranking.
The announcement was contained in the 2022 Times Higher Education annual rankings. This was the first time UCC was being ranked in the annual Times Higher Education rankings.
The 2022 World University Rankings include more than 1,600 universities across 99 countries and territories, making them the largest and most diverse university rankings to date.
The table is based on 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
This year’s ranking analyzed more than 108 million citations across over 14.4 million research publications and included survey responses from almost 22,000 scholars globally. Overall, about 430,000 data points from more than 2,100 institutions were collected.
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