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KAAF University College (KAAF)

Kaaf stands as a beacon of academic excellence in Ghana, distinguished as one of the premier private institutions dedicated to nurturing and shaping the intellectual landscape of the nation. Founded with a commitment to advancing education, Kaaf University has evolved into a respected institution with a rich history and a forward-thinking approach to learning.

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Established as a trailblazer in the realm of higher education, Kaaf University College holds the distinction of being the first private university in Ghana to offer engineering courses. This pioneering spirit reflects the institution's dedication to providing innovative and diverse educational opportunities that meet the evolving needs of the global job market.


Over the years, Kaaf University has expanded its academic offerings, broadening its spectrum to include a range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The institution’s commitment to holistic education is evident in its diverse curriculum, which spans health and allied sciences, business, and law. This comprehensive approach not only prepares students for successful careers but also fosters a well-rounded understanding of their chosen fields.

Kaaf University College places a strong emphasis on quality education, facilitated by a distinguished faculty that comprises experts and professionals dedicated to imparting knowledge and fostering critical thinking. The campus provides a conducive environment for learning, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and resources to support academic and extracurricular activities.



In the realm of health and allied sciences, Kaaf University has emerged as a hub for aspiring healthcare professionals, contributing significantly to the growth and development of the healthcare sector in Ghana and beyond. The business and law programs offered at the university equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to navigate the complexities of the modern corporate and legal landscapes.

As a private institution, Kaaf University College has consistently demonstrated a commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive community, where students are encouraged to explore their potential and pursue their passions. The institution’s contributions extend beyond the confines of the classroom, encompassing community engagement, research initiatives, and a commitment to societal development.



Our Vision to be a recognized leadear in applied learning and research that enables students to succeed in addressing complex and evolving workplace requirement. 


Our mission is to ensure our graduates integrate into the workforce with the most up-to-date skills, and expert knowledge of the highest standard, enabling them to carve out a rewarding career


The objectives, for which the University College is founded, carried through schools, centers, faculties, department and also through the central academic bodies and central activities, are for the public benefit, to promote education of a university standard and the advancement of knowledge and learning by teaching and research; and to encourage the achievement and maintenance of the highest academic standards. Specifically, the University College is to:

  1. provide for and promote university education, learning and research
  2. receive and to disseminate knowledge and information
  3. foster relationships with other institutions of higher learning, persons and bodies

The University College therefore collaborates and cooperates with other institutions of similar nature nationally or internationally, to be current and competitive in the globalized environment. The University College particularly engages the community in which it is located as a development agent.

KAAF University College was incorporated in 2006 under the Companies Code Act 179 of 1963. However, admissions started during the 2008/2009 Academic Year with a handful of pioneering students. The school started with the establishment of the Faculty of Engineering and later a Department of Business. Within 4 years, the number had risen to nearly 1000, with the Engineering  Faculty having the larger number of students. The school currently has a student population of around 1200 and offers courses in engineering, business, law, nursing and computer science. KNUST serve as our mentor institution and for Engineering and Business, GIMPA for our Law Programme and UDS for Computer Science and Nursing.

Kaaf University College, in its pursuit of academic excellence and diversity, has strategically forged affiliations with prominent institutions to enhance the quality and breadth of its programs. These collaborations serve as a testament to Kaaf University’s commitment to providing students with a well-rounded and comprehensive education. Here are the key affiliations:

  1. Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST): Kaaf University has established a partnership with KNUST, a renowned institution known for its expertise in science and technology. This collaboration allows Kaaf University to offer engineering and business programs, leveraging the expertise and resources of KNUST to provide students with a strong foundation in these fields.

  2. University for Development Studies (UDS): Recognizing the importance of healthcare in the nation’s development, Kaaf University has affiliated with UDS for programs in General Nursing and Midwifery. This collaboration ensures that students receive a comprehensive and reputable education in healthcare, preparing them for meaningful contributions to the field.

  3. Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA): For political science and law programs, Kaaf University has partnered with GIMPA, an institution known for its excellence in management, public administration, and law. This affiliation allows students to benefit from the expertise of GIMPA’s faculty and the comprehensive curriculum offered in these disciplines.

  4. University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS): The collaboration with UHAS underscores Kaaf University’s commitment to excellence in health and allied sciences. By affiliating with UHAS, Kaaf University ensures that its programs in health-related disciplines are aligned with industry standards and that students receive a rigorous and up-to-date education in these critical fields.

These affiliations not only expand the academic horizons for Kaaf University students but also enhance the overall quality of education by drawing on the strengths and expertise of partner institutions. The strategic partnerships contribute to the holistic development of students, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives needed to thrive in their chosen fields and make meaningful contributions to society.

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