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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology

knust The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) was established in 1951, and located in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital of Ghana as the Kumasi College of Technology.

It is Ghana’s foremost institution for Science and Technology education and one of the finest in Africa.

The University has a student capacity of nearly 50,000 comprising undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over the world, especially, from the African continent, offering courses ranging from Art, Business, Law, Science and Technology.

The KNUST presents an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in science and technology for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana and the whole of the African continent and offers service to the community. 

The main university campus, which is about seven square miles in area, is located about eight miles (13 km) to the east of Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital.


General Information on the University

The Registrar
Tel:   +233 -3220- 60331
Fax: +233-3220- 60137


Academic Matters including Admissions, Examinations and Student Affairs

The Deputy Registrar (Academic & Student Affairs) 
Tel:   +233 -3220- 60444
 +233-3220- 61831
Fax: +233 -3220- 60137

General Administration and Municipal Services

The Deputy Registrar (General Administration)
Tel:   +233-3220- 60438
Fax: +233-3220- 60137


Staff Training/Continuous Professional Development Programmes, Liaison/Industrial Attachments, and Scholarships

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource Development)
Tel:   +233 -3220- 60352
Fax: +233-3220- 60137

General Personnel and Staff Welfare, including Appointments and Promotions

The Deputy Registrar (Personnel & Welfare)
Tel:   +233 -3220- 60333
Fax: +233-3220- 60137

Matters concerning University Properties including Land Lease, etc

The Estate Officer 
Tel:   +233-3220- 60316
Fax: +233-3220- 60137

Alumni Affairs

The University Alumni Officer, University Alumni Centre
Tel:   +233-3220- 60021
Fax: +233 -3220- 60137

University Relations including External Linkages and Visits to the University

The University Relations Officer, University Relations Office
Tel:   +233-3220- 60021
Fax: +233 -3220- 60137

All Correspondence to the University must be addressed to

The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology
Private Mail Bag
University Post Office
KNUST - Kumasi