Complete Your Degree with Us

Whether you’re finishing your undergraduate, seeking a career change, or pursuing an advanced degree, we’re here to help you achieve your academic goals. As a fully American-accredited university in Africa, we offer transferable credits from other recognized universities in the U.S., U.K., Canada or Europe.

Transferring to Webster Ghana is a simple process starting with our rolling admissions policy. That means prospective transfer students who have accumulated more than 30 credit hours from another accredited establishment can submit their application at any time during the year.

To learn more about transferring credit email our Admissions team, so we can help you stay on track.

Admissions

Ghana Transfer

Visas & Permits

Ghana Transfer

All students from outside Ghana must request a Student Visa from the Ghanaian Embassy or consulate in their country of residence before entering Ghana.  

Keep in mind that you should apply 10-12 weeks before the start of the semester, but don’t worry: we’ll guide you through the visa application process.

Our Undergraduate Transfer Application Process

Apply online and prepare to submit the following documents:

  • Original high school transcripts that document at least the last three years of academic work to date (normally 1st year, 2nd year, and 3rd year grades of 1st semester), as well as your graduation date. Transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours or more of coursework at another university do not need to submit their secondary school transcript.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, documenting all coursework attempted
  • Certified true copy of high school diploma or External exams certificate
  • Literal English translations of the diploma and transcripts (if they are not in English). Translations must be official: certified by an accredited translator or notarized by a competent legal authority. We do not accept photocopies of translations English proficiency results from either a TOEFL or IELTS test
  • A 300-word essay to discuss the following:
    1. Your education and life experience
    2. How have these experiences shaped your life goals
    3. How do you expect this program to help you achieve your goal
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Official ID - A photocopy of a national identity card or passport biographical page

Each application is reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Primary consideration is given to your academic performance, the rigor and content of your coursework, your documented English language proficiency, your motivation, commitment and readiness for university life, as demonstrated in your application essay and discussed in your academic recommendations.

Transfer credits are not automatically awarded as institutions and credit system differ from country to country. Consequently, during the application process, an applicant may request a preliminary evaluation as to how many credits might be transferable. The official final evaluation of transfer credit is made once all original documents are submitted and the student is officially enrolled. Course equivalency requirements are determined by the appropriate academic department and/or Advisors.

  • Original high school transcripts that document at least the last three years of academic work to date (normally 1st year, 2nd year, and 3rd year grades of 1st semester), as well as your graduation date. Transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours or more of coursework at another university do not need to submit their secondary school transcript.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, documenting all coursework attempted.
  • Certified true copy of high school diploma or External exams certificate
  • Literal English translations of the diploma and transcripts (if they are not in English). Translations must be official: certified by an accredited translator or notarized by a competent legal authority. We do not accept photocopies of translations
  • English proficiency results from either a TOEFL or IELTS test
  • A 300-word essay to discuss the following:
    1. Your education and life experience 
    2. How have these experiences shaped your life goals?
    3. How do you expect this program to help you achieve your goal?
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Official ID - A photocopy of a national identity card or passport biographical page

The English language proficiency minimum requirement is a TOEFL score of 575 points on the Paper-based test (PBT) or 89 points Internet-based test (iBT) or an IELTS score Overall band 6.5

Our Graduate Transfer Application Process

Apply online and prepare to submit the following documents:

  • Official transcripts indicating all undergraduate courses attended and the award of the bachelor’s degree
  • Explanation of the grading system and scale, if not the American 4-point GPA scale
  • Literal English translations of the diploma and transcripts (if they are not in English). Translations must be official: certified by an accredited translator or notarized by a competent legal authority. We do not accept photocopies of translations
  • English proficiency results from either a TOEFL or IELTS test
  • A 500-word essay on one of the following two topics:
    1. Your past experiences that may have helped you shape your future goals and why.  
    2. How you expect this graduate program to help you achieve your future career or personal goals.
  • A letter of recommendation. These can be professional colleagues, supervisors, and/or professors who are able to comment on your ability to be a successful graduate student
  • An updated résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Official ID - A photocopy of a national identity card or passport biographical page

 

Each application is reviewed by the Admissions Committee. We look for evidence of your potential to be successful at Webster University. Primary consideration is given to your academic performance, the rigor and content of your coursework, your documented English language proficiency, your motivation, commitment and readiness for university life, as demonstrated in your application essay and discussed in your academic recommendations

The minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4-point scale, or its equivalent. Academic achievement in programs that use a different assessment scale is evaluated in the context of the relevant academic system.

The English language proficiency minimum requirement is a TOEFL score of 550 points on the Paper-based test (PBT) or 80 points Internet-based test (iBT) or an IELTS score Overall band 6.0. If you score between 510 and 550 on the paper-based TOEFL (64-80 on the iBT) or between a 5.5 and 6.0 on the IELTS and your GPA is equivalent to 2.5 or higher on a 4 point scale, you may be admitted on the condition that you take English as a Second Language (ESL) course(s) when you first enroll at Webster. You will need to meet the University’s required English proficiency level before enrolling in non-ESL courses. ESL courses at Webster will count towards your bachelor degree.

Transfer credits are not automatically awarded as institutions and credit system differ from country to country. Consequently, during the application process, an applicant may request a preliminary evaluation as to how many credits might be transferable. The official final evaluation of transfer credit is made once all original documents are submitted and the student is officially enrolled. Course equivalency requirements are determined by the appropriate academic department and/or Advisors.

Credits must:

 

  • Be relevant to the specific master’s degree discipline the student is pursuing
  • Be acquired from other accredited graduate institutions
  • Be limited to a total of 12 credit hours for an MA degree or 9 credits for a 36-hour MBA degree
  • Have grade of B- or above
  • Not have been applied toward the completion of another degree

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