Kampala International University

country rank  7
world rank  8778

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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 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): Ishaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, Kampala International University (KIU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational 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 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 18 years old 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym KIU
Founded 2001
Motto Exploring the Heights

University Location

Address PO Box 20000, Kampala - Kansanga Campus
Kampala (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Central Region
Uganda
T +256 (41) 266 813
F +256 (41) 501 974
Other locations Ishaka

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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 Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 20000 Kansanga
Kampala
+256 (41) 501707

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kampala International University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda


Year of first Accreditation

2010

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019