African Rural University

country rank  26
world rank  11499

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University Overview

Established in 2011, African Rural University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Kagadi (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Western Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kibaale, Kampala. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, African Rural University (ARU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) women only higher education institution. African Rural University (ARU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees) in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 7 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Ugandan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ARU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ARU
Founded 2011
Motto Awakening the sleeping genius in each of us
Colours White, blue and red

University Location

Address PO Box 24
Kagadi (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Western Region
Uganda
T +256 (793) 150 990
F +256 (414) 342 270
Other locations Kibaale, Kampala

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 24
Kagadi 483
+256 793 150990

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to African Rural University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda


Year of first Accreditation
2011

Affiliations

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018