December 8, 2019
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Study Abroad in Ghana

Ghana is a English speaking country located in West Africa. Approximately 2,000 American students study abroad in Ghana each year, making it the most popular study abroad destination in West Africa, second most popular on the continent. Ghana is known as a middle-income economy, although it is one of the world’s largest gold producers. It is over to over 100 different ethnic groups and although the official language is English, most residents also speak at least one other local language. It is a popular destination for students looking for a unique and culturally rich study abroad experience.

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Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. Accra 205 reviews
2. Traveling 160 reviews
3. Multiple locations in Ghana 147 reviews
4. Takoradi 128 reviews
5. Legon 63 reviews
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Study Abroad in Ghana - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus
Semester at Sea Study Abroad: Make the World Your Campus
Hamburg, Germany: Busan, South Korea: Takoradi, Ghana plus 26 other locations
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Semester at Sea is the only study abroad program of its kind in the world. Using a ship as our floating campus, Semester at Sea's around-the-world and regional itineraries...

4.9

12 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for ThisWorldMusic: Traveling - Study in Ghana: Music, Arts, Culture
ThisWorldMusic: Traveling - Study in Ghana: Music, Arts, Culture

ThisWorldMusic's Study in Ghana program offers academic or professional credit from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Participants live at the world renowned Dagbe ...

4.8

22 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE: Legon - Arts + Sciences
CIEE: Legon - Arts + Sciences

Interested in the political and economic challenges facing Sub-Saharan Africa and developing nations? Is learning about West African musical and dance forms more your styl...

4.3

8 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Ghana: Africa in the 21st Century
SIT Study Abroad: Ghana: Africa in the 21st Century

Develop a critical perspective on mainstream representations of Africa and gain knowledge, attitudes, and skills to productively work in “marginal” places such as Africa....

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Missouri Africa Program (MAP)
Missouri Africa Program (MAP)

The Missouri Africa Program is fall semester program at the University of Ghana, Legon. The program enables students to enroll in regular courses at the University of Ghan...

4.7

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for University of Cape Coast: Cape Coast - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
University of Cape Coast: Cape Coast - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Occasional Students:  The University of Cape Coast (UCC) welcomes applications from both undergraduate and postgraduate Occasional Students who wish to study specific cour...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Assessing the Impact of Social Policies in Communities in Ghana
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Assessing the Impact of Social Policies in Communities in Ghana
Accra, Ghana: Akosombo, Ghana: Kumasi, Ghana plus 1 other location

This program will provide students with an opportunity to identify international governmental policy and cultural aspects in Ghana. Students will be lectured by social wor...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC Ghana: Accra - African Studies, International Development Studies, and courses offered directly by the University of Ghana
USAC Ghana: Accra - African Studies, International Development Studies, and courses offered directly by the University of Ghana

The Accra program offers a unique opportunity for students to live and study in the heart of West Africa. It is the perfect destination for those who want to learn about t...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for GLA: Global Leadership Adventures: Volunteer Abroad Experience
GLA: Global Leadership Adventures: Volunteer Abroad Experience
Indonesia: Dominican Republic: Costa Rica plus 8 other locations

It wouldn’t be an adventure without exciting destinations. We have some great places for teen community se...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
Senegal: Belgium: Paraguay plus 18 other locations

InterFuture Scholars typically travel abroad during the second semester of their junior year. During an eight-month preparatory period, students design a cross-cultural re...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for AFS: High School Year and Semester Study Abroad
AFS: High School Year and Semester Study Abroad
Panama: Belgium: Paraguay plus 38 other locations

Choose a high school year or semester program and get the complete AFS immersion experience. As you attend high school and live with your host family for 5-11 months, AFS ...

5.0

1 review