History


The College of Science is one of six Colleges of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Originally established as the Faculty of Science in 1961, the College assumed its current status, following the restructuring of the University into six colleges in December 2004. The College is made up of two main Faculties and one Research Centre. It has approximately 150 academic staff and a student population of nearly 3500.

The College has a huge alumni, many of whom are engaged in various sectors of the national economy and around the globe. The College has over the years built a high reputation as a centre of excellence for the training of basic and applied scientists and has produced a large number of graduates for various sectors of the national economy, and internationally.

Mission, Vision and Objectives

  • The Mission of the College is to provide high quality teaching, research, entrepreneurship training and service; and to develop programmes in the pure and applied sciences for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana and Africa.

  • The College offers students the opportunity to discover and fulfil their potential, and provides access to a first class education in science for people of diverse age, ethnicity, and academic preparation.

  • The Vision of the College is to produce high calibre science graduates to support and sustain the industrial and economic development of Ghana and Africa.

  • Our ultimate Goal is to become a centre of excellence for the training of high calibre science graduates, critical to the industrial and economic development of Ghana and Africa.

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