African Rural University

country rank  24
world rank  11018

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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 large town of Kagadi (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Western Region. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Kibaale, Kampala. Officially recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education of Uganda, African Rural University (ARU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) women only Ugandan 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) in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 9 years old Ugandan 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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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
Western Region
Uganda
Tel +256 (793) 150 990
Fax +256 (414) 342 270
Other locations Kibaale, Kampala

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to African Rural University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021