About Pentecost University College

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The Pentecost University College (PentVars) is a corporate body registered with the Office of the Registrar General, Accra. The University is a non-profit co-educational institution founded by the Church of Pentecost (COP) to provide sound Christian-based tertiary/higher education to raise upright leaders to serve the Church and the nation.

Brief History About Pentecost University College

Pentecost University College is a Mission University established by the Church of Pentecost. It evolved from The Pentecost Bible College which initially trained only Lay Leaders and full time Ministers for the Church.

The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency, Mr. J. A. Kuffour, inaugurated the Pentecost University College on May 22, 2003, during the 34th Session of the General Council meeting held at the Sowutuom College campus.

The Pentecost University College Council was inducted on May 6, 2004 at the 10th Session of the Extraordinary Council meeting held at the College campus, Sowutuom. Apostle Dr. M.K. Ntumy, the then Chairman of The Church of Pentecost, chaired the ceremony.

Accreditation and Affiliation

The Pentecost University College was accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB), Ghana in November 2004. The first batch of students were enrolled in February, 2005.

The College is affiliated to the University of Ghana, Legon.

Campuses of Pentecost University College

Pentecost University College currently has three campuses. They are:

  • Main Campus
  • City Campus
  • Agogo Campus

Main Campus

The main campus of Pentecost University College is sited at Sowutuom, away from the hustle and bustle and inner city traffic of Accra. Sowutuom (which literally translates “hold your gun”) is within the western parts of Accra. The main PentVars campus is located in a quiet and serene area off the Kwashieman-Ofankor highway.  The main campus is the hub of our undergraduate programmes.

City Campus

The city campus has been designated for our graduate and executive school. It is located at the plush Kama Conference Centre in Labone, a suburb of Accra. This prime location is to enable executives who are hard pressed with time easily access graduate and executive programmes.

Agogo Campus

The Agogo campus is situated at Agogo near Konongo in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Located outside Accra, this Campus is purposely for group getaway seminars, conferences and retreats.

Courses offered At Pentecost University college

Bachelor of Science in Administration (Accounting Option)(Administration )
B. Commerce with Computing(Computing)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Banking and Finance option)(Banking and Finance)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Insurance option)(Insurance)
BSc. Business Administration (Insurance with Actuarial)(Administration )
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Marketing Option)(Marketing)
BSc. Business Administration (Logistics & Supply Chain)(Logistics & Supply)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (HRM option)(Human Resources)
BSc. Business Administration (Corporate & Business Development Studies)(Development Studies)
B.A. Communication Studies(Communication Studies)
B.Sc. Applied Mathematics (Mathematics)
BSc Actuarial Science(Actuarial Science)
B.Sc. Information Technology(Information Technology)
BA Pastoral Studies(Pastoral Studies)
B A Theology(Theology)
Diploma in Theology(Theology)
Certificate in Theology(Theology)
BA Mission Studies(Mission Studies)
BEd. Arts: Religious Studies(Religious Studies)
Bachelor of Science in Administration (Accounting Option)(Administration )
B. Commerce with Computing(Computing)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Banking and Finance option)(Banking and Finance)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Insurance option)(Insurance)
BSc. Business Administration (Insurance with Actuarial)(Administration )
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Marketing Option)(Marketing)
BSc. Business Administration (Logistics & Supply Chain)(Logistics & Supply)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (HRM option)(Human Resources)
BSc. Business Administration (Corporate & Business Development Studies)(Development Studies)
B.A. Communication Studies(Communication Studies)
B.Sc. Applied Mathematics (Mathematics)
BSc Actuarial Science(Actuarial Science)
B.Sc. Information Technology(Information Technology)
BA Pastoral Studies(Pastoral Studies)
B A Theology(Theology)
Diploma in Theology(Theology)
Certificate in Theology(Theology)
BA Mission Studies(Mission Studies)
BEd. Arts: Religious Studies(Religious Studies)


List Of Other Private Universities In Ghana

Valley View University, Oyibi, Dodowa
Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre, Sunyani
Christian Service University College, Kumasi
Islamic University College, Ghana, East Legon
Methodist University College Ghana, Dansoman, Accra
Pentecost University College, Sowutuom, Accra
Presbyterian University College, Abetifi-Kwahu
African University College of Communications, Accra
Wisconsin International University College, Accra
Regent University College of Science and Technology, Accra
All Nations University, Koforidua
Accra Institute Of Technology (AIT)
Ashesi University College, Labone, Accra
Baptist University College, Abuakwa, Kumasi
Central University College, Mataheko, Accra
EP University, Ho
Garden City University College, Kumasi
Pan African Christian University College
Ghana Christian University College
BlueCrest College (formerly NIIT Ghana College)
Anglican University College of Technology, Accra
Data Link University College, Tema
Ghana Telecom University College, Tesano, Accra
Knutsford (University)College, East Legon, Accra.
Premier Institute of Law Enforcement Management and Administration
University College of Management Studies, Accra


 Public universities in Ghana.

University of Ghana, legon
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi
University of Cape Coast , Cape Coast
University of Education , Winneba
University for Development Studies, Tamale
University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa
university of health and allied science, Ho
university of energy and natural resouce, sunyani
university of professional studies, Accra
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL)