Law Schools In Ghana And Their Fees

Becoming a lawyer is one of the most admired professions that people sought after in Ghana and even most parts of the world. Notwithstanding, there is a higher demand for lawyers in Ghana. There are not less than 12 accredited law schools in Ghana. However, anyone who wants to become a lawyer in Ghana should first take note that, it takes a duration of three to four years to obtain a first degree from any of the accredited or recognized law schools in Ghana.

If you are curious to know about the law schools in Ghana and their fees, keep reading to grasp every detail.

How To Become A Lawyer In Ghana

After a Law Student has obtained his or her first degree (LLB), he/she may further to gain an admission into any of the accredited law schools to study for a law degree, post LLB which takes a duration of about two years in most cases. 

Subsequently, LLB graduates are expected sit for an entrance exams that is conducted by The General Legal Council (GLC) and, students who will pass, will be able to gain admission to study the Professional Law Course at the Ghana School Of Law for a duration of two years.

Law Schools In Ghana And Their Fees

Below is the list of Law schools in Ghana and their fees. 

1. Wisconsin International University College Faculty Of Law

A. Ghanaian Students

Freshers will pay an amount of GH¢ 4,535.00 but an initial amount of Gh¢ 3,401.25 can be paid. Again, continuing students will pay an amount of GH¢ 4,410.00 however, an initial amount of GH¢ 2,205.00 can be paid.

B. International/Foreign Students

Freshers will pay an amount of US$ 3,687.00 however, an initial amount of US$ 2,765.25 can be paid. Again, continuing students will pay an amount of US$ 3,632.00 however, an initial amount of US$ 1,816.00 be paid.

For further details, visit the institution’s website at wiuc-ghana.edu.gh

2. University of Ghana School Of Law

University of Ghana is one of the oldest law schools in Ghana.

The fees for University Of Ghana School Of Law, is currently unavailable. However, you can visit the faculty’s website at: law.ug.edu.gh for further details. Alternatively, contact them via +233-(0)303-963750 or yet again, email them at [email protected]

3. UPSA Bachelor Of Law LLB

A. Ghanaian Students: Ghanaian applicants are expected to pay an amount of GH¢ 5,376.00 for a 4-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) annually. However, an initial amount of GH¢ 2,688.00 can be paid. Again, for a 3-Year Post 1st Degree Bachelor of Laws (LLB), students are expected to pay an amount of GH¢ 10,206.00 annually however, an initial amount of GH¢ 5,103.00 can be paid.

B. International Students: Foreign or International applicants are expected to pay an amount of US$ 4,000.00 for a 4-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) annually. However, an initial amount of US$ 2,000.00 can be paid. Again, for a 3-Year Post 1st Degree Bachelor of Laws (LLB), students are expected to pay an amount of US$ 5,000.00 annually however, an initial amount of US$ 2,500.00 can be paid.

For further details, visit the institution’s website at: upsa.edu.gh

4. Mountcrest University College Faculty Of Law

An estimated amount of GH¢10, 200 is expected to be paid by anyone who wants to study a 4-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at The Mountcrest University College Faculty Of Law. This is an estimated amount, the actual amount might vary slightly.

5. Gimpa Faculty OF Law

A. Undergraduate – Continuing Ghanaian Students

Category(1)- Day Students: Students in Level 200 (LLB) will pay an amount of GH¢ 5,790. Those in Level 300 and 400(LLB) will also pay an amount of GH¢ 5,290.

Category(2)- Evening Students: Students in Level 200 will pay an amount of GH¢ 7,165 and those in Level 300 and 400 will also pay an amount of GH¢ 6,540.

B. Undergraduate – Continuing Foreign Students ( Day)

At Level 200 (LLB-Day), students will pay an amount of US$ 2,510 and then, those in Level 300 and 400 will also pay an amount of US$ 2,285.

For further details, visit the institution’s website at: gimpa.edu.gh

6. University Of Cape Coast Faculty Of Law

An estimated amount of GH¢ 1,313 is expected to be paid annually by anyone who wants to study a 4-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at UCC. This is an estimated amount, the actual amount might vary a bit. Go to law.ucc.edu.gh for further details.

7. Knust Faculty Of Law

Approximately, an amount of GH¢ 9,348 is expected to be paid annually by anyone who wants to study a 4-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at KNUST Faculty Of Law. Note; this is an estimate, the actual amount might vary a slightly.

8. Central University College Faculty Of Law

Fees are currently not available.

9. Zenith University College Faculty Of Law

An amount between £5,000 and £6,000 is expected to be paid by applicants for the two or three-year LLB programme at the Zenith University College Faculty Of Law. Visit the institution’s website at: zucghana.org for further details.

10. Kings University College Faculty Of Law

The fees for Kings University College Faculty Of Law, are currently not available. However, you can visit the faculty’s website at: kuc.edu.gh for further details. 

11. Lancaster University Ghana Faculty Of Law

The fees are currently not available however, you can visit their website at lancaster.edu.gh for further details.

12. Ghana Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Fees are currently not available.

Ghana School Of Law 

Ghana School Of Law is the only law school accredited to undertake professional law programme in Ghana. For this reason, only post LLB graduates who will pass their entrance exams organized by the GLC will gain admission into the institution.

Ghana School Of Law Fees

Students are expected to pay an amount of GH$ 13,200 however, the fees can be paid in installments. First installment (acceptance of admission) is GH¢ 8,200.00. Again, second installment (to be paid before first term) is GH¢ 3,000.00. Lastly, third installment (to be paid before second term) is GH ¢ 2,000.00.

For further details, visit the institution’s website at: gslaw.edu.gh.

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The above law schools in Ghana are also known as law faculties. 

 

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