New Student: We are very pleased that you have chosen JACCD as the place to further your education with a degree in the creative arts and design.
Have a question about orientation? Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
What programs are available?
We currently offer a 1-year fashion design certificate and a 1-year graphic design certificate. We offer a 2-year diploma program in fashion design and entrepreneurship as well as a 4-year degree program in fashion design and entrepreneurship early starting February.
What are the admission requirements for the degree program?
For admission requirements for the degree and diploma programs please visit our website at www.jaccd.edu.gh
What are the fees for the degree programs?
The Tuition for the Degree per semester is GHC4000, for Nationals and GHC6000 for International Students. The Admission Fee is GHC100 and GHC200 for and international students respectively. the Hostel is GHC2000 per semester.
Insurance: Insurance is optional for Nationals however International students must obtain insurance or provide proof of coverage for the academic year.
How do I apply for the degree program? Where do I get an application form?
Fill out our application with necessary documents attached. Forms can be purchased from the school or downloaded online ahead of time from school website
Are there hostels available?
Yes, we do offer accommodation at North Legon. The JACCD Hostels are located in a private residential area away from the hustle and bustle of the city center. It is a great area to live and study quietly in comfort. All residences come fully furnished and staffed with professional caretakers. We provide 24-hour security coverage with staff on site trained to handle any emergencies. We are located only 25 minutes from the Airport, and a short 10 minutes or less from hospitals in the area such as Lister Hospital, 37 Military Hospital, Legon Hospital or North Legon Hospital. We are a short 1-minute walk from local bus stops, restaurants, hair salons, and local stores.
Please see a list of additional items provided by the hostel:
- Lounging area with TV
- Tables provided for Sewing Machines
- Cutting/ Drafting tables
- Garden Lounge chairs
- Laundry Facilities
- Ironing Tables
- Catered food (provided at a fee)
How long is the certificate program? Are there any holidays?
The certificate programs are for a period of one year. Sessions are typically in August and in January.
How do I apply for the certificate programs? Where do I get an application form?
Please buy a form from the school, or download an application on the school website at www.jaccd.edu.gh. Complete this application form and submit it along with a copy of your high school diploma and a passport picture. You will need to make a payment for your admission fee of 100gh in a bank draft form.
Do I need to have fashion or graphic design experience to apply?
No you do not need prior experience to apply for the certificate programs. You only need to have a high school diploma.
I graduated from JSS can I apply?
You can apply for the certificate program after successfully completing a written and oral test.
What is the school admissions schedule?
Programs run on a semester basis with admission in August and January
How do I make payments? Can I pay in installments?
We do not accept cash payments for tuition. All tuition payments should be made by bank draft. Any bank can provide you with a bank draft. Just provide them with the name of the school. You can pay in installment. (Total 3000ghc):
100gh when submitting the application form
1700ghc on the first day of classes
1,300ghc before the end of your second month (October or March)
- Bank Draft (Please list Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design as “Pay to” name)
- Direct Deposit to JACCD account (Contact Finance Department for account details)
- Bank Transfer (Contact Finance Department for account details)
Does the school offer a weekend class? What times?
We no longer offer a weekend program, however we have an evening class program. You can pick up an application for the evening class. This is only for the certificate program.
How much is the tuition in my home country currency?
Check Forex Bureaux or Online Foreign exchange rate for the current rates.
How much are the application forms?
Certificate- 50gh, diploma/degree- 80ghc
Do I have to take an entry exam?
You do not need to take an entry exam for a certificate program unless you do not have a high school diploma. Please see website www.jaccd.edu.gh for admission requirements for the degree programs.
Is your school affiliated with any other institution?
Yes, our school is currently affiliated with the University of Cape Coast
Is your school accredited?
Yes, our school is accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Ghana.
What certificates are awarded after completion of the program?
Certificate in Fashion Design
Certificate in Graphic Design
Diploma in Fashion Design
Diploma in Entrepreneurship
Degree in Fashion Design
Degree in Entrepreneurship
Where is the school located?
The school is located on the switchback road before 37 Military Hospital. Please call 0235682600 for further directions.
Do you offer a three-month or summer program?
We currently do have a three-month program, but we will have summer programs in the future. Please leave your contact information so we can contact you as soon as this program begins.
Based on your financial aid request, you are placed into one of three discount categories: Extreme Need (up to 50%), High Need (between 25-50%), Medium Need (between 20-30%) or Low Need (less than 20%).
Students in each category are ranked based on the competitiveness of their admissions application. Students who receive scholarships typically achieve mostly A’s and B’s on their transcripts and national exam results.
Who Is Eligible?
To be eligible for the scholarship program, you must:
- Be a Ghanaian citizen or eligible non-citizen
- Be a legal resident of Ghana
- Be enrolled as a full-time student taking 15 or more credits (applicable toward your degree program) per semester
- Be enrolled in a diploma or degree program be in good academic standing
- Be charged at least 4000GHC tuition per year
- Download the JACCD scholarship application form
- Complete form
- Attach a letter of why you are applying for the scholarship
- Attach necessary documents such as passport picture, copy of ID, bank statements, copy of relevant awards or honors, copy of SSCE or University transcripts etc.
Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design
P. O. Box CT 1097
26 W Cantonments - Accra
+233 23-5682600 / +233 302-797471
26 W Cantonments (Switchback Road)
Cantonments, Accra, Ghana
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