Université Lumière de Bujumbura

country rank  3
world rank  11313

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University Overview

Established in 2000, Université Lumière de Bujumbura (Light University of Bujumbura) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Bujumbura (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Bujumbura Mairie. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Burundi (Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Burundi), Université Lumière de Bujumbura (ULBU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Lumière de Bujumbura (ULBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 18 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. ULBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Light University of Bujumbura
Acronym ULBU
Founded 2000
Motto Pepiniere des cadres reponsables et competents

University Location

Address BP 1368
Bujumbura (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Bujumbura Mairie
Burundi
T +257 (22) 235 549
F +257

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Université Lumière de Bujumbura's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Burundi


Year of first Accreditation
2000

Affiliations

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018