Established in 1962, University of Cape Coast is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Cape Coast (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Accreditation Board, Ghana (National Accreditation Board, Ghana), University of Cape Coast (UCC) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Cape Coast (UCC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.