Ashesi University School Fees Structure – 2020/2021 Session

Ashesi University ( school fees / tuition fees structure schedule for the 2020/2021 academic year.


Ashesi University fees fees: Below is the official  Ashesi University fees schedule to be paid by each student respectively for the 2020/2021 academic year.

The following policies and procedures are applicable to all students who officially register for programmes at  Ashesi University. The Institute reserves the right to change fees without prior notice to the student. However, fee changes are subject to approval by the Governing Council.

Here is the Regular Students fees regime of the Ashesi University for 2020/2021.


The Ashesi University fees schedule has been successfully uploaded online, the schedule is available as follows:

Ashesi’s academic year consist of two semesters. Commencing August/September 2020, students and their families can expect the following expenses each semester.

Nationals     Internationals
Tuition and Books

Medical insurance (fee can be waived
with proof of other private medical insurance)


On-campus housing(optional)

Early payment discount
Additional charge (per semester) for
“Two Installments” payment plan

Additional charge (per semester) for
“Four Installments” payment plan







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In addition to the above expenses, we encourage parents to budget an additional $300 per semester to cover personal expenses and incidentals.

Ashesi has very flexible payment plans for families who cannot pay the balance in full at the start of the semester. For a nominal fee, families have the option of making payments twice a semester or four times a semester. Families who pay the balance due in full before the due date will receive a tuition discount. Be sure to apply for financial support if you need it.

Procedures For Paying Ashesi University Tuition Fees

A. Payment by direct deposit to the bank

(1) Pay fees at the bank (Ghana & ECOWAS Region)
For payments within Ghana or the West Africa (ECOWAS) region, students can deposit fees directly to either our Ghana Cedi or US Dollar account with any ECOBANK branch as follows:

  • Cedi Account Number : 0200014411600902
  • Dollar Account Number : 0202034411600901

(2) Fill deposit slip
Complete a deposit slip in triplicate as follows:

  • Original for the bank
  • Duplicate to be submitted to Ashesi (photo copy is acceptable). The duplicate can be handed in at the Finance Office on submission of application forms.
  • Triplicate should be kept by student as evidence of payment.

(3) Confirm information required on the deposit slip

  • Full name and contact number(s).
  • A valid Bank Stamp

(4) Submit deposit slip to Ashesi, and get an official Ashesi Receipt

Submit a copy of the deposit slip to the Finance Office at Ashesi, and keep your receipt with you.

B. Payment by International Wire Transfer

West Africa | Other parts of Africa | The Americas | UK & Europe
*Please note geographical location corresponding to each bank account listed below

(1) West Africa Rapid Transfers
(can be conducted from any ECOBANK location in the West African region using the following account information):

(2) Africa Wire Transfer Payment Information
(transfer can be made from banks located in Africa. This applies to both tuition and application fees):

(3) The Americas (USA, Canada, South America) Wire Transfer Payment Information

a. Transfer from:

b. Transfer to:


(4) United Kingdom and Europe Wire Transfer Payment Information

a. Transfer from:
Ghana International Bank PLC, 69 Cheapside, London EC2P2BB, United Kingdom

b. Transfer to:


(1) Please contact the Finance Office if you need further payment instructions.
(2) Deposits are non-refundable.
(3) Students must review all official receipts to ensure the following information reflect on the receipt:

  1. Date of receipt
  2. Date of deposit slip or payment order
  3. Full name
  4. Deposit amount and exchange rate if applicable
  5. Payment description, e.g. application fees
  6. Signature of the Admin Assistant
  7. Phone number

Ashesi University Tuition Fees Credit Policies

The university’s credit policy is designed to facilitate fees payment for parents and students. The highlights of our credit policy are as follows:

  1. Maximum credit amount: students are allowed a maximum credit amount equivalent to one semesters’ tuition fees. This means that student indebtedness to the university should not exceed his or her tuition fee billing for one semester.
  2. Credit terms: students are allowed a minimum of 14 days credit and a maximum of 90 days to pay their bills. The university has five payment options available to students:
    • Early payment: Students who make prompt payment of tuition fees before the standard payment deadline are entitled to 3.5{508970d6e0416f36a2d25fd83ae6be1077af983407cd2381e4e8f36ae7e6a82e} cash discount.
    • Standard Payment: students who pay their tuition fees in full by the standard payment deadline will have neither a discount nor a surcharge.
    • Two Installment Payments: Students who opt to pay their tuition fees by two installments will be allowed a maximum of 60 days credit, and pay a surcharge of 3{508970d6e0416f36a2d25fd83ae6be1077af983407cd2381e4e8f36ae7e6a82e} per semester on the amount due for the semester.
    • Three & Four Installment Payment: Students opting for this payment method will be allowed not more than 90 days to pay their fees in full. This payment options attract a surcharge of 6{508970d6e0416f36a2d25fd83ae6be1077af983407cd2381e4e8f36ae7e6a82e} per semester on the amount due.
  3. Penalty for overdue debts/late fee payment: Students who do not meet their payment deadlines will be made to pay a penalty for the late payment of the overdue debt or fees. The following penalties shall apply:
    • Twenty Dollars(US$20.00) per week for late fee payment
    • Total withdrawal of credit privileges if bills are overdue by 45 days or more
    • Withholding of exam results and transcripts, and possible suspension from the university until all financial obligations have been met
  4. Collection Procedures: As part of the account receivable management process, the finance office will communicate regularly to students on their account status. The following procedure will be followed:
    • Friendly reminder after 14 days of overdue payment
    • Formal reminder after 30 days of overdue payment
    • Demand notice after 45 days of overdue payment.
  5. Signing onto the installment agreement: students who cannot make full payment on the invoice due date must sign onto the Ashesi Standard Installment Agreement Plan. Students or debtors who do not sign onto either the installment plan or make full payment on the due date shall be automatically rolled onto the installment plan or be made to pay the $20.00 per week as indicated in section 3 above.
  6. Currencies and exchange rate: the university currently accepts payments in either Ghana Cedis or US Dollars. Prevailing exchange rates are fixed per semester.

Scholarships at Ashesi University

Through Ashesi’s generous Scholarship Program, we make a great education available to those who otherwise could not afford it. 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.

Study Abroad

Study abroad student administration fee (full-time students)
Study abroad housing
Study abroad tuition fee per course (part-time students)



  • All fees are subject to review each semester, and semester expenses may vary.
  • When making housing decisions, the university gives priority to students living outside Accra.
  • Scholarship awards vary depending on proven need, academic potential and availability of funds.

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