The idea of trying to assess the academic performance of distance education students in Ghana was a subject of discussion. Institutions that undertake distance education programmes have different study centres. It was upon this note that the author decided to look at the academic performance of commonwealth excutive business administration students from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology who have different study centres. The author assessed the academic performance of students form Kumasi and Accra centres. A longitudinal data analysiswas used.