Makerere University

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world rank  1863

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University Overview

Founded in 1922, Makerere University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Kampala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Central Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, Makerere University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Makerere University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. Makerere University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Founded
1922

Motto
We Build for the Future

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University Location

Address
PO Box 7062
Kampala (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Central Region Uganda

T +256 (41) 531 202

F +256 (41) 531 202

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Makerere University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Makerere University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
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Admission Rate
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Admission Office


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Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Makerere University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Makerere University's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Not reported

Distance Learning
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Makerere University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Makerere University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 10 December 2017