University of Gitwe

country rank  20
world rank  12855

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University Overview

Established in 2011, University of Gitwe is a private higher education institution located in the small city of Nyanza (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Southern Province. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Rwanda, University of Gitwe (UG) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. University of Gitwe (UG) 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 UG
Founded 2011

University Location

Address PO Box 1
Nyanza (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Southern Province
T +250 727 151 520
F +250

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
Admission Office

+250 727 151067
727 151520

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-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh-day Adventist Church

Facilities and Services

Library Not reported
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
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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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019