Facts and Figures

Facts & Figures That Uniquely Tell the ATU Story

Our Facts and Figures flyer gives you a digestible overview of the key information about our performance, our staff and students, and our impact so far. Here is ATU at a glance:

Establishment

1949
FOUNDED AS A TECHNICAL SCHOOL
1992
UPGRADED TO A HIGHER EDUCATION STATUS TO AWARD HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) BY PNDC LAW (PNDC L 321)
1957
COMMISSIONED AS ACCRA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
2007
FURTHER UPGRADED BY THE POLYTECHNICS ACT (ACT 745) TO AWARD BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY DEGREES
1963
NAME CHANGED TO ACCRA POLYTECHNIC
2016
CONVERTED TO ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY BY THE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITIES ACT (ACT 922)

Faculty

171
FACULTY MEMBERS
76
LECTURERS/RESEARCH FELLOWS
3
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
8
ASSISTANT LECTURERS
81
SENIOR LECTURERS
3
INSTRUCTORS

Student Enrollment

2,433
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
1,254
FACULTY OF APPLIED ARTS
291
FACULTY OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT
5,371
FACULTY OF BUSINESS
2,088
FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

Sports

2011
UPAC BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS
2013
GHAPSA GAMES CHAMPIONS
2015
GHAPSA GAMES CHAMPIONS
2015
WAPOGA GAMES CHAMPIONS
2017
GHAPSA GAMES CHAMPIONS
2019
GHATUSA GAMES CHAMPIONS