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Uganda Christian University

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3

world rank

5573

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Overview

Founded in 1913, Uganda Christian University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Mukono (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kabale, Arua, Mbale, Kampala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, Uganda Christian University (UCU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Anglican (Church of Uganda - www.churchofuganda.org) religion. Uganda Christian University (UCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 104 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UCU
Founded 1913
Motto Alpha and Omega God the Beginning and the End
Colours Blue, yellow, red and green
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Location


Address PO Box 4, Mukono - Mukono Campus
Mukono
Central Region
Uganda
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +256 (31) 235 0800
Fax +256 (41) 429 0800
Other locations Kabale, Arua, Mbale, Kampala
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Uganda Christian University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Uganda Christian University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Uganda Christian University
Mukono
Phone +256 (31) 235 0800 / 826

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Uganda Christian University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Anglican Christian-Anglican (Church of Uganda - www.churchofuganda.org)
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Uganda Christian University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda


Year of first Accreditation

2004



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Uganda Christian University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (UK)
  • The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)
  • Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC)
  • Council fo


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