Catholic University of Kabgayi

country rank  12
world rank  12001

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Université Catholique de Kabgayi (Catholic University of Kabgayi) is a private higher education institution located in the large town of Gitarama (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Southern Province. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Rwanda, Université Catholique de Kabgayi (UCK) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Université Catholique de Kabgayi (UCK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education 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. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Catholic University of Kabgayi
Acronym UCK
Founded 2002
Motto Science, Conscience, Development

University Location

Address PO Box 62
Gitarama (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Southern Province
T +250 252 562 545
F +250 252 562 271

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 Not reported
Admission Office


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-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Rwanda

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Council HEC


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 10 February 2020