Ghana National College

Gender – Mixed
Housing status – Day & Boarding
Year of Establishment – 1948



To be a place of education of the highest possible quality, which will assist individuals in the formation of a culture that will endure and is worthy of the African tradition, in order to make a meaningful contribution to the development of the nation.


To realise the College’s vision by making appropriate use of the existing human and material resources in order to establish an environment that is conducive to teaching, learning, and the development of moral character; this will allow the College to fulfil its mission.


Ghana National College was founded on 20th July 1948, staffed by dismissed teachers from St Augustine’s College and Mfantsipim School. The college was founded by the first Ghanaian President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah using his own funds, for eight students who had been expelled by the British colonial administration from St Augustine’s College. The expulsion resulted from a protest march, held in solidarity with Nkrumah, who was then imprisoned



  • No. of Students (SHS 1): 914
  • No. of Students (SHS 2): 1305
  • No. of Students (SHS 3): 930


  • 60 Classrooms
  • 3 Science Labs
  • Library
  • 2 ICT Labs


  • First in the National History Contest 2016.

Notable alumni

In 2014 the college created a Hall of Fame to honour alumni. The first inductees were Francis AlloteySamuel Sefa-Dedeh, Jophus Anamuah-Mensah, Anthony Annan-Prah, David Taylor, Lee Tandoh-Ocran and Kobby A. Koomson.Other notable alumni include:


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