Gulu University

country rank  7
world rank  8015

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Established in 2002, Gulu University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Gulu (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northern Region. Officially recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education of Uganda, Gulu University (GU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Ugandan higher education institution. Gulu University (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. GU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym GU
Founded 2002
Motto For Community Transformation

University Location

Address PO Box 166
Northern Region
Tel +256 (471) 329 21
Fax +256

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
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Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Gulu University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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