Université Shalom de Bunia

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world rank  11023

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University Overview

Founded in 1961, Université Shalom de Bunia (Shalom University of Bunia) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bunia (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ituri. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et Universitaire, République Démocratique du Congo (Ministry of Higher Education, Democratic Republic of the Congo), Université Shalom de Bunia (USB) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Université Shalom de Bunia (USB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 58 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 90-100% making this Congolese higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Shalom University of Bunia
Acronym USB
Founded 1961
Motto Excellence Spirituelle et Académique pour la Transformation de la Société par Christ
Spiritual and Academic Exellence
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Boîte Postale 304
Bunia (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Congo DR
T +243 9707 47510
F +243

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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office BP 304
+243 812720955

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université Shalom de Bunia's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et Universitaire, République Démocratique du Congo

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediting Council for Theological Education in Africa ACTEA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conseil pour l'Homologation des Établissements Théologiques en Afrique (COHETA)
  • Conseil des Institutions Théologiques en Afrique Francophone (CITAF)
  • Consortium des Bibliothèques Académiques du Congo (COBAC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019