Institut d'Enséignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri

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world rank  10576

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University Overview

Founded in 2003, Institut d'Enséignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri (Ruhengeri Institute of Higher Education) is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Musanze (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northern Province. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Rwanda, Institut d'Enséignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri (INES-Ruhengeri) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Institut d'Enséignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri (INES-Ruhengeri) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Rwandan higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Ruhengeri Institute of Higher Education
Acronym INES-Ruhengeri
Founded 2003
Motto Scientia et Lux
Science and Light

University Location

Address PO Box 155
Musanze (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Northern Province
T +250 788 903 032
F +250 783 312 869

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office INES-Ruhengeri
Musanze 155 Ruhengeri
+250 788 828 673

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Institut d'Enséignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Rwanda

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Council HEC
  • Workforce Development Authority WDA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • The Eastern African Land Administration Network (EALAN)
  • Regional Centre For Mapping Resource For Development (RCMRD)
  • Inter-University Council for East Africa
  • International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
  • Organisation Rwandaise des Institions Privees d’Ensegnement Suprieurs (ORIPES)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019