Central University has reduced its fees for the 2020-2021 academic year for as much as 55% in some programmes in order to provide support to parents and students post COVID-19.
Being the foremost private Christian tertiary institution in Ghana, the University Council has approved varying percentage reduction of fees for programmes in its eight schools. International freshmen and women will be enjoying comprehensive fee reductions ranging between 6% to 55%.
Ghanaian students will also enjoy fee reduction for most programmes and general freezing of last academic year’s fees for the rest of the programmes.
Central University has over 7000 students studying various Graduate and Undergraduate programmes on its campuses at Miotso, Accra, and Kumasi.
University students across the country have been calling for the reduction of fees and canceling of online lectures. The University of Ghana students have taken it a step further, the students have called for a refund of half of their fees.
University authorities have not responded yet although the Student Representative Council has backed the claims of the students.
Central University, owned by renowned pastor and public speaker, Pastor Mensah Otabil, is the first to give university students any cushioning of this kind.