Kampala International University

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world rank  3164

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University Overview

Founded in 2001, Kampala International University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kampala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Central Region. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Ishaka, Dar-es-Salaam, Nairobi. Officially recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education of Uganda, Kampala International University (KIU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Ugandan higher education institution. Kampala International University (KIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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. This 19 years old Ugandan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Ugandan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KIU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym KIU
Founded 2001
Motto Exploring the Heights
Colours Green, white and gold

University Location

Address PO Box 20000, Kampala - Kansanga Campus
Kampala
Central Region
Uganda
Tel +256 (414) 266 813
Fax +256 (414) 501 974
Other locations Ishaka, Dar-es-Salaam, Nairobi

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 20000 Kansanga
Kampala Box 20000
(41) 501707

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Kampala International University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Inter-University Council for East Africa
  • East African Quality Assurance Network

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020