Catholic University of Rwanda

country rank  18
world rank  12683

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University Overview

Founded in 2010, Catholic University of Rwanda is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Butare (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Southern Province. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Rwanda, Catholic University of Rwanda (CUR) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Catholic University of Rwanda (CUR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym CUR
Founded 2010
Motto Audi et Aude

University Location

Address PO Box 49
Butare (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Southern Province
T +250 252 530 893
F +250 252 530 627

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Rwanda

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Council (HEC)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019