Kabale University

country rank  24
world rank  11796

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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 small city of Kabale (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Region. This institution also has a branch campus in Kabale. Officially recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education of Uganda, Kabale University (KAB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Ugandan 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 19 years old Ugandan 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. KAB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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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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
256 Western Region
Tel +256 782860259
Fax +256
Other locations Kabale

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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
(486) 426 463

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
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
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021