Bishop Stuart University

country rank  22
world rank  11320

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Bishop Stuart University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Mbarara (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ruharo, Mbarara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, Bishop Stuart University (BSU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Anglican religion. Bishop Stuart University (BSU) 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, doctorate 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 60-70% making this Ugandan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym BSU
Founded 2002
Motto Our God Reigns
Colours Blue, yellow and purple

University Location

Address PO Box 9
Mbarara (population range: 50,000-249,999)
256 Western Region
T +256 707 200 700
F +256 707 200 700
Other locations Ruharo, Mbarara

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 60-70%
Admission Office Academic Registrar's office
Mbarara 256
+256 (+256) 707200700

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Anglican Christian-Anglican Church of Uganda -

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Uganda Nurses And Midwives Examination Board UNMEB
  • Uganda Law Council

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
  • The Netherlands Senior Experts PUM
  • Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA)
  • Trinity Western University of Canada
  • NARO
  • National Agricultural Research Organisation

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020