Admission requirements for Valley View University


  • First degree, and professional degree holders are eligible to apply


  • Holders of SSSCE/WASSCE results or certificates with passes (A-D/A1-C6 respectively) in three Core subjects (English and Maths with either Integrated Science or Social Studies, and three Electives.
  • Mature students, aged 25 or over, with 5 ‘O’ Level credits including English & Maths
  • Matured students who do not meet the requirements will take entrance exams.
  • Professional certificate holders from accredited Institutions: City & Guilds, RSA, etc
  • Applicants with Baccalauréat from French-Speaking Countries
  • Applicants with Cert ‘A’ or Diploma in Education
  • Applicants with Diploma in Nursing
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) holders with Second Class Lower Division and above will pursue a two-year programme in their respective areas of specialization except nursing.
  • Students in accredited tertiary institutions wanting to transfer to VVU are welcome to send their transcript for admission.
  • American High School Diploma Holders.

Entry Requirements for Nursing:

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE): Six SSSCE passes with aggregate of 24 or better in three core subjects (Mathematics, Integrated Science, and English) with at least A-D plus three electives with at least A-D. The electives could be any of the following Sciences: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and elective Mathematics, General Arts, Home Economics (Food and Nutrition Option) and Agricultural Science
  • West African Senior Secondary Certificate Exam (WASSCE): Six WASSCE passes with agregate of 36 or better in three core subjects (mathematics, integrated Sceince, and English) with at least A1 – C6 WASSCE plus three pure science electives (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics) or General Arts, Home Economics (Food and Nutrition Option) and Agricultural Science electives with at least A1 – C6
  • Foreign students may be admitted on the basis of qualification from the home country for which the National Accreditation Board (NAB) and West African Examination Council shall determine equivalences.  Evidence of proficiency in English language for non english speaking countries. That is, foreign students’ requirements should be equivalent to a or b of the general entry requirement.
  • Diploma holders from recognized Institutions will be considered for admission on individual basis.
  • Applicants with RN certificate would also be considered for a three (3) year BSN.
  • The first year of the programme is considered primarily pre-clinical.
    Nursing students are only admitted in August and since most courses are sequential they are usually offered once a year.

It should be noted that these requirements satisfy both professional and academic entries.


(i) Bio-Medical Equipment Technology (Certificate/Diploma)

  • Certificate applicants must have Science background with passes in the core subjects and any 2 of the Sciences or Engineering Technician Certificate.
  • Non-Science applicants should have at least A1 – B2 in Core Maths and Integrated Science.
  • Diploma applicants must hold a Certificate in BMET.

(ii) Basic Courses in Computer Science for beginners and advanced learners.

(iii) American High Diploma certificate requirement: BECE


School of Business:

  • MBA in Human Resource Management
  • MBA Strategic Management
  • Short-courses: Marketing for Non-Marketing Managers; Contemporary issues in Marketing; Marketing for non-profit making Organizations; Managerial Communication; Organizations and People; Employee capacity building; Computer Applications in Accounting; Basic Accounting for NGOs; Financial Planning and Budgetary Control; Entrepreneurial Finance; Financial Management of Health Systems; and Rural Finance.

School of Theology and Missions:

Master’s Degree in Divinity

(jointly with Andrews University, USA)

Certificate courses in Biblical Languages and Chaplaincy.

Cutting Edge Programmes:

BSc. Actuarial Science (Insurance)

BSc Mathematics with Statistics

BSc Mathematics with Economics


Existing Basic Certificate & Professional Courses:

Basic Courses in Computer Studies

Computer Software Applications

Computer Hardware & Networking

Linux Administration & Support

Fundamentals of Software

Graphics & Web Design

Programming with C#.NET or VB.NET

CISCO Certified Network Administrator

System Administration & Support

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

NBShort courses are offered at Oyibi & Nyaniba Estate Campuses.


American High Diploma certificate

University Access Programme


Techiman – Regular, Distance, Sandwich as well as University Access Programme

Accra (Nyaniba Estate) – Regular or Evening programmes, certificate/undergraduate/ postgraduate

Kumasi (Kwadaso) – Centre for Distance Learning

Send your completed application form or enquiries to the campus of choice:

The Admissions & Records Office

Valley View University, P.O. Box AF 595,

ADENTA ACCRA GHANA. Tel: 0307011867


The Admissions & Records Office

Valley View University, Techiman Campus

Post Office Box TM 183 TECHIMAN B/A GHANA

Tel: 0352097025



The above are the general Admission requirements for Valley View University.

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