Private Higher Education, Faith-based Private Higher Educational Institutions


Education in developing nations faces numerous challenges. For most developing nations, a major challenge is to provide adequate number of universities and colleges to cater for the numerous students who qualify for such tertiary education. For long, the government has been the main supplier of such education and with the government facing financial constraints as a result of prevailing economic conditions it has been unable to ensure the expansion of tertiary higher institutions to meet the demand. It is in the prevalence of the above situation that the establishment of faith-based higher educational institutions (universities and colleges) have been embraced. These have opened up opportunities thus providing alternative choices for qualified students to attain the desired university education. In addressing the educational challenges of Ghana, faith-based private higher educational institutions have contributed immensely. The efforts of such institutions can only be commended.

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