UCC is Ranked 52nd in the 2022 Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings


The University of Cape Coast, UCC is Ranked 52nd in the 2022 Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings.

Ghana’s University of Cape Coast (UCC) has been ranked the number one university in the world for research influence.

UCC has also been ranked the Number one University in Ghana.

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Top 100 universities in the Emerging Economies Ranking 2022

Click each institution to view its World University Rankings 2022 profile

Emerging Economies Rank 2022 World University Rank 2022 University Country/region
1 =16 Peking University China
2 =16 Tsinghua University China
3 =75 Zhejiang University China
4 60 Fudan University China
5 84 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
6 =158 Lomonosov Moscow State University Russian Federation
7 =88 University of Science and Technology of China China
8 =105 Nanjing University China
9 =113 National Taiwan University (NTU) Taiwan
10 201–250 Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) Russian Federation
11 157 Wuhan University China
12 =162 Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) China
13 181 Huazhong University of Science and Technology China
14 =190 King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia
15 251–300 University of the Witwatersrand South Africa
=16 =183 University of Cape Town South Africa
=16 201–250 Taipei Medical University Taiwan
18 301–350 Indian Institute of Science India
19 201–250 University of São Paulo Brazil
20 301–350 Tongji University China
21 351–400 Khalifa University United Arab Emirates
22 251–300 Beijing Normal University China
23 301–350 National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University Taiwan
24 251–300 Stellenbosch University South Africa
25 301–350 Central South University China
26 401–500 National Research Nuclear University MEPhI Russian Federation
27 301–350 China Medical University, Taiwan Taiwan
28 301–350 HSE University Russian Federation
=29 301–350 East China Normal University China
=29 351–400 King Saud University Saudi Arabia
=29 251–300 Sun Yat-sen University China
32 401–500 Tianjin University China
=33 201–250 Alfaisal University Saudi Arabia
=33 301–350 Qatar University Qatar
=33 251–300 Semmelweis University Hungary
=36 301–350 University of Malaya Malaysia
=36 351–400 National Tsing Hua University Taiwan
38 401–500 Sichuan University China
39 251–300 University of Tartu Estonia
40 351–400 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Saudi Arabia
41 301–350 Peter the Great St Petersburg Polytechnic University Russian Federation
42 401–500 Xi’an Jiaotong University China
43 351–400 United Arab Emirates University United Arab Emirates
44 501–600 Sabancı University Turkey
45 401–500 South China University of Technology China
=46 501–600 Beihang University China
=46 301–350 Nankai University China
=48 401–500 University of Campinas Brazil
=48 401–500 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Chile
50 401–500 University of Iceland Iceland
51 601–800 National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Taiwan
=52 301–350 University of Cape Coast Ghana
=52 501–600 Southeast University China
54 501–600 Asia University , Taiwan Taiwan
=55 501–600 Koç University Turkey
=55 301–350 Reykjavík University Iceland
57 351–400 University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
58 601–800 ITMO University Russian Federation
59 351–400 Shenzhen University China
60 501–600 Universiti Teknologi Petronas Malaysia
61 401–500 University of Sharjah United Arab Emirates
62 401–500 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece
63 501–600 Northwestern Polytechnical University China
=64 601–800 Beijing Institute of Technology China
=64 401–500 University of Cyprus Cyprus
=64 501–600 University of Electronic Science and Technology of China China
67 601–800 National Taiwan Normal University Taiwan
=68 351–400 University of Hail Saudi Arabia
=68 601–800 Middle East Technical University Turkey
=70 401–500 Southern Medical University China
=70 601–800 Tomsk State University Russian Federation
72 501–600 Harbin Institute of Technology China
73 351–400 JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research India
74 401–500 Xiamen University China
=75 351–400 Harokopio University Greece
=75 601–800 National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan Tech) Taiwan
=75 401–500 Saint-Petersburg Mining University Russian Federation
=78 501–600 Charles University in Prague Czech Republic
=78 401–500 University of Crete Greece
=78 401–500 Hunan University China
81 601–800 Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia
82 401–500 Ton Duc Thang University Vietnam
83 601–800 Istanbul Technical University Turkey
=84 401–500 Indian Institute of Technology Indore India
=84 401–500 Jordan University of Science and Technology Jordan
86 351–400 Indian Institute of Technology Ropar India
87 601–800 Mahidol University Thailand
88 601–800 National University of Science and Technology (MISiS) Russian Federation
=89 401–500 Cankaya University Turkey
=89 501–600 Cyprus University of Technology Cyprus
91 601–800 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Malaysia
=92 601–800 Chongqing University China
=92 801–1000 Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) Brazil
=94 401–500 An-Najah National University Palestine
=94 601–800 China Agricultural University China
=96 501–600 University of International Business and Economics China
=96 501–600 North-West University South Africa
=96 601–800 Soochow University China
=96 401–500 University of Tabuk Saudi Arabia
100 401–500 Durban University of Technology South Africa

About the University of Cape Coast, UCC

The University of Cape Coast is the topmost ranked University in Ghana and West Africa and it is among the top 5 Universities in Africa in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Cape Coast also ranks first globally for research influence.

The University of Cape Coast located within 500 metres of the Atlantic ocean. This makes it one of the rare sea front universities in the world. The university is located in the historic city of Cape Coast which is known to be one of the popular tourists destinations in West Africa to due to its historic sites, national park and beautiful and clean beaches.

The city houses the Cape Coast Castle which was the seat of governance for Swedish, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch and the British colonial administrators. It was also the centre for the infamous transatlantic slave trade.

We have several relevant undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes in the social sciences, arts and humanities, physical sciences, life sciences, formal sciences and education. The focus of our programmes is informed by the global trends in addressing complex challenges of today. Our University provides a serene environment for learning and recreation with facilities designed to ensure student’s comfort.

Academic programmes in the university are organised in five Colleges; the College of Health and Allied Sciences, Distance Education, Humanities and Legal Studies, Agriculture and Natural Sciences and Educational Studies. Our World class Centres of Excellence provide the requisite support for multi-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary teaching and research.

Our programmes are designed for both short stay students and those seeking degree admissions.

We have strong partners both in Ghana and on every continent. Our education, research and innovation partnerships are built on best practices, which ensure mutual benefits.

Join our community-the University of Competitive Choice.


All ranked institutions have an overall score and 4 pillar scores. However for each pillar, only institutions ranked in the top 500 overall or the top 500 in this pillar have a publicly visible score

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