Bugema University

country rank  10
world rank  9649

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University Overview

Established in 1948, Bugema University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Kampala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Central Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kasese, Arua, Kampala, Mbale, Eldoret. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, Bugema University (BUG) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Bugema University (BUG) 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 71 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 60-70% making this Ugandan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym BUG
Founded 1948

University Location

Address PO Box 6529, Kampala - Bugema Campus
Kampala (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Central Region
T +256 (312) 351 400
F +256 (312) 351 460
Other locations Kasese, Arua, Kampala, Mbale, Eldoret

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 6529
+256 (312) 354 400

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019