Fees and Scholarships

Ashesi’s academic year consist of two semesters. The first semester of every academic year begins late August to December, and the second semester runs from January to May. For the 2016/2017 academic year, tuition fees are $3,758, which also covers textbooks. Students who do not already have medical insurance, will be required to sign on for one upon enrolment into Ashesi.

  Ghanaians Non-Ghanaians
Tuition $3,758 $3,758
Other Fees     
Medical insurance (not required with proof of other medical insurance) $240 $240
On-campus housing (optional) $895 $1,163


In addition to the above expenses, we recommend that students budget an additional minimum of $300 per semester to cover personal expenses and incidentals.

Ashesi has very flexible payment plans for families who cannot pay fees in full at the start of the semester. Families have the option of making payments twice a semester or four times a semester. Families who pay full tuition fees before the due date for each semester, will receive discount.


Early Payment Discount  3.5%
Additional Charge for Paying in Two Instalments 3% fee
Additional Charge for Paying in four instalments 6% fee

Scholarships at Ashesi
We are committed to granting equal opportunities to students who qualify to attend Ashesi, regardless of their financial resources. Thanks to The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Ashesi, and grants from generous individuals and organisations, Ashesi is awarding significant need-based financial support to qualified students. Students who win scholarships will be eligible for full or partial financial support to cover their tuition fees, text books, housing, and meals. Do note that scholarships are awarded to students prior to their enrolment into Ashesi. We only offer highly limited financial aid to students already enrolled. 

Study Abroad Fees
(For students applying independently to study abroad at Ashesi)

Administrative Fee $1,106
Housing $2,063
Tuition Fee $1,584
Total $4753



  • All fees are subject to review each semester, and semester expenses may vary.
  • Scholarship awards vary depending on proven need, leadership and academic potential, and availability of funds.