To be a University with a worldwide acclaim that is strongly positioned for innovative teaching, research, outreach and professional development.
The University of Cape Coast is an equal opportunity University uniquely placed to provide quality education through the provision of comprehensive, liberal and professional programmes that challenge learners to be creative, innovative and responsible citizens.
Excellence: UCC seeks to pursue excellence through the creation of standards in teaching, intellectual inquiry, engagement and professional practice.
Empowerment: UCC offers opportunities to its employees and products in a manner that empowers them to be agents of change.
Equal Opportunities: UCC strives to provide equal opportunity and access to quality education and services to all categories of persons regardless of colour, creed, ethnicity, gender, social status and physical ability.
Ethical behaviour: UCC upholds acts of honesty and responsible behaviour and holds its members accountable for their actions and conduct in a way that promotes integrity of the person and the image of the University.