Located in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea, Ghana stands out as one of the most politically and economically stable as well as culturally vibrant countries on the continent. The capital city of Accra is an intriguing blend of successful modernity and rich colonial history.
Students can take courses in journalism, global public health, applied psychology, and food and nutrition studies.
"I loved how much we were encouraged to explore outside the classroom and truly immerse ourselves in the Ghanaian culture."
General Deadline: February 1
This chart uses undergraduate tuition and fees for the College of Arts and Science.
|Program Tuition and Fees||2023|
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Double Room - 6 weeks (length of course)
Triple Room - 6 weeks (length of course)
Double Room - 10 weeks (internship program)
Triple Room - 10 weeks (internship program)
Double Room - 12 weeks (internship program)
Triple Room - 12 weeks (internship program)
PLEASE NOTE: Students are responsible for purchase of transportation to/from program location. All students participating in the program are required to live in NYU-provided housing.
Students are encouraged to budget for summer abroad programs based on individual needs. Additional resources for planning are available on the Additional Costs and Financial Assistance pages.
Students must register for a minimum of 4 credits.
Classes are taught at the NYU Accra Academic Center, where students have access to a well-equipped computer laboratory. Before traveling to Ghana, students are expected to attend a pre-departure orientation to learn more about Ghana, the local culture, and the program's requirements, including the material to bring along and be aware of.
All students participating in the program are required to live in NYU-provided housing. Students live in NYU housing located in the Labone residential neighborhood and in close proximity to the NYU Accra academic center. Shuttle service is provided. A weeknight only meal plan is included in the housing for summer and is not optional.
Planning Travel to Accra, Ghana
Students are encouraged to consult internal and external resources to prepare for their summer program. The following links may be used for general destination information, immigration needs and travel medicine planning:
- U.S. State Department Travel Information for Ghana
- All admitted and confirmed students should consult The NYU Office of Global Services for immigration support
- CDC Health Information for Travelers to Ghana
- NYU students may consult the NYU Student Health Center for Travel Medicine information and appointments
Students are considered for a Summer 2023 program by submitting a brief online interest form. Start by reviewing eligibility information on the Applying page.