Students at teacher at an outdoor food market in Accra

2024 Program Dates

Student Arrival: Monday, May 20, 2024
Student Departure: Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Student Departure (10 week internship): Friday, August 2, 2024

*Please note that housing is provided for the exact dates of the program. If a student wishes to arrive earlier or depart later, the student will need to find their own accommodations.

Program Summary

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."

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Application Deadlines

General Deadline: February 1

Contact Info

NYU Global Programs


t: (212) 998-4433

f: (212) 995-4103


Tuition, Housing, and International Insurance are required, and these rates are set by NYU.

This chart uses undergraduate tuition and fees for the College of Arts and Science.

Program Tuition 2024
8 credits $14,752
7 credits

6 credits

5 credits
4 credits

GeoBlue International Health Insurance

covers the duration of the academic program, including internship commitments

Housing Costs 2024

Single Room - 6 weeks (length of course)

Double Room - 6 weeks (length of course)

Triple Room - 6 weeks (length of course)




Single Room - 10 weeks (internship program)

Double Room - 10 weeks (internship program)

Triple Room - 10 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.

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Academics and Internship

Students must register for a minimum of 4 credits. For information on the internship see Experiential Learning Seminar" on the courses page.

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.

Housing and Meals

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, walking distance to the NYU Accra academic center. A weeknight only meal plan is included in the housing for summer and is not optional.

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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:

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Students are considered for a Summer 2024 program by submitting a brief online interest form. Start by reviewing eligibility information on the Applying page.

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