International students cost of living in Ghana


Do you want to study in Ghana? Are ready to make the move and study in one of the best university’s in West Africa? Some maybe be scared that they might not be able to afford the residential fees  in the country.

We took our time to outline what the cost of living is like in Ghana, is not all about registering and paying your school fees , you will still have to pay for accommodation, feed, and clothe yourself so we decided give you an insight on how it works .

Before we start 1gh cedi exchanges for 56 Naira

                                1 USD for 180 Naira

The following is the accommodation rate in the University of Ghana

LOCAL STUDENTS
Residential Facility Charge for the Year
Legon Hall GH¢ 510.00
Akuafo Hall GH¢ 510.00
Commonwealth Hall GH¢ 510.00
Volta Hall GH¢ 510.00
Mensah Sarbah Hall GH¢ 510.00
Akuafo Hall Annexes C & D GH¢ 510.00
Mensah Sarbah Hall Annexes C & D GH¢ 510.00
Elizabeth Frances Sey Hall GH¢ 814.00
Dr. Jean Akah Hall GH¢ 814.00
Professor Kwapong Hall GH¢ 814.00
Dr. Hilla Liman Hall GH¢ 814.00
International Students Hostel GH¢ 848.00
Jubilee Hall GH¢ 544.00
Valco Hostel * GH¢ 870.00
Legon Hall Annex C * GH¢ 565.00
FOREIGN STUDENTS
Residential Facility Charge for the Year
International Students Hostel $1, 852.00

To buy a good clothe in Ghana is about N1500 to N3000, if you decide to go for designers is more expensive than the figure you see.

Feeding in Ghana is affordable for a plate of food is about N100 – N250 for local dishes and international/Nigerian foods are more expensive ranging from 400 to 900 per plate.

Transport fare is also affordable for students ranging from N50 – N80 per trip. If you decide to take a private cab or charter is more expensive.

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International students kinda pay more in almost anything in Ghana so don’t be confused if your friend is not paying same fees with you.

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