University of Kigali

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world rank  9448

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University Overview

Established in 2013, University of Kigali is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kigali (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Kigali Province. This institution also has a branch campus in Musanze. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Rwanda, University of Kigali (UOK) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Rwandan higher education institution. University of Kigali (UOK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 6 years old Rwandan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Rwandan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UOK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UOK
Founded 2013
Motto Labour for the Future

University Location

Address KN 3 Road, PO Box 2611
Kigali
Kigali Province
Rwanda
Tel +250 788 303 385
Fax +250
Other locations Musanze

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 70-80%
Admission Office KN 5 Road, Boulevard de l'Umuganda
Kigali 00100
788687110

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education of Rwanda


Year of first Accreditation

2013


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Council (HEC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021