Ashesi Universiby, a private university located in Ghana, West Africa founded by Patrick Awuah Jr in the year 2002 with a enrollment of 1174 places 1st in Ghana and 9th in Africa and part of the top 400 universities rankings world wide.
Ashesi moved up in the rankings, despite an additional 299 universities joining the list, breaking into Africa’s top 10 (from 2019’s joint ranking of 14th place with the University of Ghana and the University of Professional Studies, Accra), and ranked within the top 400 universities on the list of 766 universities from 85 countries. Ashesi’s strongest contributions were to the SDG 1 Goal of No Poverty, with the University being ranked 24th globally in our work to end poverty. Other areas of strength for Ashesi, were in contributions to Gender Equality (SDG 5), Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG 7) and Partnerships for the Goals (SDG 17).
The ranking was done by Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings according to actions taken by universities to advance the UN’s sustainable development goals(SDGs) and contributions to the world’s economic and social well-being. Other Ghanaian universities accepted to the 2020 rankings list, were the University of Ghana and the University of Professional Studies, Accra.