How to Apply for UCC Distance Education Admission for 2022/2023

UCC Distance Education Admission Forms for 2022/2023 Academic Year are released applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for admission. Below you will find How to Apply for UCC Distance Education Admission for 2022/2023.

The distance education admission at University of Cape Coast, for the 2022/2023 academic year via direct entry or through the mature applicants’ route.

How to Apply for UCC Distance Education Admission for 2022/2023

The cost of an Application Form is as follows:

Direct Applicant (Diploma and Degree Programmes)

The cost of an Application Form is Two Hundred and Twenty-Five Ghana Cedis (GH¢225.00)

Mature Entrance Examination Applicants

The cost of an Application Form is Two Hundred and Twenty-Five Ghana Cedis (GH¢225.00).

Applicants are required to pay an additional Two Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢250.00) into

  • Account Name: CCE,
  • Account Number: 30211030002394 at any branch of GCB Bank Ltd.


Applicants who do not meet the specified requirements for Direct Entry into the above programmes can gain admission to the programmes after applicant is successful in the Mature Entrance Examination (MEE) to be organized by the College in October, 2022, at Selected Study Centres throughout the country.

Applicants seeking admission as Mature Candidates must have any one of the following:

  1. Minimum of WASSCE/SSSCE (i.e. D7, E8 or E) or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level Certificate
  2. NVTI Certificate
  3. Holders of NABPTEX Certificate or Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) Certificate awarded by the Technical Examination Unit of GES.
  4. Applicants should have a background in the preferred programme.
  5. Applicants should be at least 25 years old by January, 2023. Applicants should attach copy of birth certificate that are at least five years old at the time of the application.


Main Papers

The main examinations for candidates will comprise;

  1. Aptitude Test
  2. General Paper

 Special Papers

Special examinations in Mathematics and English Language for candidates who do not have credit passes at G.C.E. ‘O’ Level (grade 6 or better) or WASSCE/SSSCE (grade C6/D or better).

NB: Applicants are to note that the preparatory classes in the lead up to the Mature Entrance Examination shall take place at the designated examination centres in October, 2022.


  • Two copies of completed online Application forms accompanied by two copies of result slips, certificates and transcripts should be sent to the nearest College of Distance Education (CoDE) Study Centres or to the Ghana Post
  • Hard Copies of the completed online application forms should reach the Admissions Unit, College of Distance Education not later than 7th October, 2022 for MEE Applicants and 9th December, 2022 for DIRECT Applicants.
  • Application forms received without application reference numbers, photocopies of certificates, results slips/final GPA of transcripts will not be processed.
  • Keep photocopies of the confirmation page and receipt with pin and serial numbers for reference purposes.
  • Application reference numbers should be quoted when communicating with the College.
  • Foreign applicants will pay their fees in US Dollars.
  • For enquires, call us on 0556950944.

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