13-year-old girl becomes youngest student to ever be admitted into a Ghanaian University

13-year-old girl becomes youngest student to ever be admitted into a Ghanaian University
Meet 13-year-old Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa who just got admitted to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana (KNUST).

At just 13 she becomes the youngest student to be admitted into a University in Ghana. She will be pursue a bachelor of science (Bsc) degree in mathematics.
Ruth, a student of Space Workers College, has become the youngest candidate ever to be admitted to KNUST, one of Ghana’s most prestigious government universities.
Ruth Darkwa was born on May 29, 2004 to Mr. and Mrs. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa. She hails from the town of Berekum, in the Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana.
According to a report by The Chronicle, teenage Ruth Darkwa lives in Prempeh College, in Kumasi, where her father is currently a senior tutor for the school. Prior to her record breaking admission into KNUST, Ruth is said to have attended the Christ Our Hope International school.
She later went on to attend junior high at Abraham Lincoln International School, where she ended up taking (and passing) the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) held at the Justice International School Asuafua, in the Ashanti Region.
Ruth’s father, Mr. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa, disclosed that his daughter received admission into St. Louis Senior High at the tender age of 10, having been offered General Science. He said she went on to complete her senior high school studies at the age of 12. It’s reported that 13 year old Ruth will be pursuing a bachelor of science in mathematics.


  1. let's pray she succeeds in there because maths department is not beans ooh

  2. Really?? Wow!
    She's way too young. She must be very clever.

  3. They are just denying her if her childhood, anyway congratulations

  4. She must be super intelligent!

  5. Quite young.I wish her the best

  6. She must be intelligent but what of maturity.


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