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 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.