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NYU in Accra housing

Church Crescent

At NYU Accra, all students are required to reside in NYU-arranged housing as a condition of enrollment. NYU Accra utilizes Church Crescent, a housing facility located in a residential neighborhood and within walking distance to the NYU Accra academic center. The University of Ghana-Legon and other diverse parts of the city are all a short ride away.



Doubles or Triples within duplex units

Houses 7 students

Private bathroom

Full kitchen with everything you need to cook and eat



Duplexes face a common courtyard

Living room with TV/DVD player

Telephone for local calls

Hot water

Air conditioning

Safes and closet doors that lock

24-hour security

Free washers and dryers in each house

Things to Know

30 students and 2 CRAs (Community Resource Assistant)

Located near markets:

  • Makola Market
  • Koala Supermarket

Meal plan for dinner Monday through Friday included in housing fee

Costs - Fall 15/Spring 16

$5,481 - $5,912*

*  Approved fall 2015 and spring 2016 semester rates for the Accra study away site. Room rates are site specific and are generally determined by room type, rental costs, and associated support services.  The figures cited in NYU's Cost of Attendance are based on annual room and board rates at NYU's location in New York.

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Upcoming Application Deadlines

Spring Semester

Priority: September 15

Regular: October 15

Applications received after October 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Admission will be granted only when space is available and time allows for required travel documents to be attained.   

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