Gulu University

country rank  8
world rank  9237

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University Overview

Established in 2002, Gulu University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Gulu (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northern Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, Gulu University (GU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational 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.

University Identity

Acronym GU
Founded 2002
Motto For Community Transformation

University Location

Address PO Box 166
Gulu (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Northern Region
T +256 (471) 329 21
F +256

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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


Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019