Regent University College ranked best privately-owned University in Ghana by Webometrics


Regent University College of Science & Technology is the best privately-owned tertiary institution in the country; according to the July 2020 edition of the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.

They overtake Ashesi University, which was ranked first in the January 2020 edition.

Regent University College of Science & Technology, based in Accra, however, is ranked the seventh best tertiary institution in the country.

Indicators for the ranking are presence (public knowledge shared), visibility (web contents impact), transparency or openness (top cited researchers) and excellence or scholar (top cited papers).

The objectives of the Webometrics Ranking of the World’s Universities is to promote web publication, supporting open access initiatives and electronic access to scientific publications and other academic materials.

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According to Webometrics, below are the top 10 privately-owned tertiary institutions in the country;

  1. Regent University College of Science & Technology
  2. Ashesi University
  3. Ghana Telecom University College
  4. Garden City University College
  5. Central University
  6. Valley View University
  7. Presbyterian University College
  8. African University College of Communications
  9. Regional Maritime University (
  10. Catholic University College of Ghana