International Students

International students come to PentVars because of the benefits they gain — PentVars offers the opportunity to experience cultural diversity at its richest. Our learning environment is exceptional and students are able to fulfill their academic ambitions in a Christian ambiance.  

The International Community is fairly represented at Pentecost University College. We currently have students from Botswana, Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Lesotho, Madagascar, Nigeria, Togo, Seychelles, Sierra Leone and Zambia.

 

About Ghana

Ghana, a country on the West Coast of Africa, is one of the most thriving democracies on the continent. It has often been referred to as an "isle of peace" in one of the most unstable sub-regions in Africa. It shares boundaries with Togo to the east, la Cote d'Ivoire to the west, Burkina Faso to the north and the Gulf of Guinea, to the south.

Ghana has several tourist attractions such as history, culture, eco-tourism, recreation and events. Most of the major international airlines fly into and from the Kotoka International Airport in Accra. Domestic air travel is thriving and the country has a vibrant telecommunications sector, with five cellular phone operators and several internet service providers.

Land area

The country has a total land area of 239460 square kilometers.

 

Climate

Ghana has a tropical climate. There are two major seasons in Ghana, the dry season (harmattan) and the wet (rainy) season.

Population

The recent census of 2011 estimates the population of Ghana at 25 000 000.

 

Language

The official language in Ghana is English and is universally used in schools in addition to nine local dialects.

 

People

Ghanaians are probably one of the warmest, most welcoming and friendliest people you will come across. It is an observation most people who visit the country make.

Entry requirements

Qualifications acceptable for admissions include the following:
  • Senior Secondary School Certificates (SSSCE/WASSSCE)
  • NECO(must be verified at the National Accreditation Board, Ghana)
  • Baccalaureate (French)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • GCE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels
  • IGCSE (Cambridge) – ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels
  • American High School Grade – Grade 12 and 13 examinations
  • Other external qualifications which have equivalences to the WASSCE/SSSCE and the GCE (A Levels)
General Entry Requirements for SSSCE/WASSSCE Applicants

To be admitted to any Degree programme, Senior High School graduates must possess at least credits (A1 - C6 in WASSSCE and A – D in SSSCE) in English, Core Mathematics and Agricultural Science/Biology in addition to the specified requirements for various programmes.

General Entry Requirements for all other Applicants

IGCSE/IB - To be admitted to any Degree programme, IGCSE/IB graduates must possess at least Grades A*/A - C in English, Mathematics and Biology at the Standard (SL)/’O’ Level in addition to three Higher Level (HL – A to C)/’A’ Level (A to D)/IB 2 (A - C) grades in the specified requirements for various programmes.

All admissions will be to Level 100

 Certificate In English Proficiency 

Proficiency in English Language (For applicants from non-English speaking countries only)
Prospective applicants who are waiting for the declaration of their baccalaureate results may apply before the deadline otherwise they cannot be considered for admission. They need not wait for the declaration of their results before applying.

Application Process

The application process may start as early as a year before the start date of your programme of study. It is important that you understand clearly all the stages involved and that you ask the International Relations Office(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for assistance if you have any questions.

Steps to applying

 Foreign Applicants to the Bachelors Degree Programmes under the following categories;

  • Foreign Applicants
  • Ghanaians with Foreign Educational Background
  • Ghanaians from abroad

Kindly follow the instructions below:

International student application procedure for Nigerian Students

  • Please download the Admission Form from www.pentvars.edu.gh and fill.
  • Pay the cost of forms [USD100] into ECOBANK Account Number (3762021592) across all branches in Nigeria.
  • scan admission form, transcript, passport size photograph and the bank teller to the official international Student Office email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Successful Students shall receive their Admission letters through their emails within one month of application
  • Admitted Students must bring the originals of their Admission forms, transcripts, passport size photograph, and the bank teller, when they arrive on campus at the International Student Office. 

International student application procedure for Other Nationals

  • Please download the Admission Form from www.pentvars.edu.gh and fill.
  • Pay the cost of forms [USD100] into ECOBANK Account Number (0062104409179902). Please use the SWIFT CODE: ECOCGHAC
  • scan admission form, transcript, passport size photograph and the bank teller to the official international Student Office email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Successful Students shall receive their Admission letters through their emails within one month of application
  • Admitted Students must bring the originals of their Admission forms, transcripts, passport size photograph, and the bank teller, when they arrive on campus at the International Student Office. 

Bank details:
Name: Pentecost University College
Bank: ECOBANK
Account #: 3762021592
Currency: US Dollar

By post
  • Download application forms
  • Fill in the relevant details
  • Attach a scanned copy of your passport and other relevant notarized certificates
  • Send to the address given below with a non-refundable International Money Order of $100.
  • Applicants in the West African sub-region should pay the application fee through Ecobank. The original copy of the pay-in slip should be added to the downloaded form and other documents.  Completed documents are to be sent to:

The Academic Affairs Registrar

Pentecost University College

P.O. Box KN 1739

Kaneshie-Accra

Ghana

Passports

All international students must have passports from their governments before they can enter the country.

Visas

Students arriving in Ghana from ECOWAS Countries are not required to obtain visas since Ghana is a member of the ECOWAS and subscribes to the protocol on free movement.  Non-ECOWAS students require a visa.

 

Resident Permit

Residential permits (renewable annually) are processed by the Public Affairs Unit when International Students have fully registered.

Accommodation

 The accommodation available at PentVars is one of the great advantages of schooling here. Kindly follow this link to read more about lodging on Campus.

 

Fees

 Tuition fees vary depending on the course and level of study but range between $1,000 and $1,200 for the 2012/13academic year. Please follow this link for more information on tuition and other fees.

 

For further assistance, email the International Relations Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank" style="color: #428bca; text-decoration: none; background: transparent;"> or call and ask to speak to the manager on  on +233 302 41 70 57/8

GOOD NEWS FOR INTERNATIONAL (NIGERIA) STUDENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM NIGERIA ARE ADVISED TO PAY THEIR FEES IN ANY BRANCH OF ECOBANK AT NIGERIA. PEASE DON’T RISK CARRYING MONEY ON YOU TO PAY YOUR SCHOOL FEES IN GHANA.

GO TO ANY BRANCH OF ECOBANK IN YOUR COUNTRY OR STATE, AND INFORM THE TELLERS YOU ARE PAYING YOUR SCHOOL FEES.

PAY AND SUBMIT THE TELLER FORM UPON YOUR ARRIVAL AT PENTECOST UNIVERSITY CAMPUS – ACCOUNTS ANNEX.

THANK YOU.

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