Kabale University

country rank  24
world rank  11538

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University Overview

Established in 2001, Kabale University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Kabale (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Western Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kabale. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, Kabale University (KAB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kabale University (KAB) 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 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. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Ugandan higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym KAB
Founded 2001
Motto Knowledge is the future
Colours Blue, yellow, black, green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 317, Kabale - Kikungiri Campus
Kabale (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Western Region
T +256 (486) 426 463
F +256 (482) 22803
Other locations Kabale

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office PO Box 317
+256 (486) 426 463

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kabale University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Uganda Vice Chancellors' Forum

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019