TOP 20 BEST UNIVERSITIES IN UGANDA 2018

TOP 20 BEST UNIVERSITIES IN UGANDA 2018

There are numerous universities in Uganda, there are over forty of them. These universities have been ranked by various ranking bodies and agencies. The top twenty listed below are rated to be part of the first top 20 best universities in Uganda 2018 by at least two of the ranking bodies

The following are some of the criteria used in ranking the universities:

  • Accreditation by appropriate authorities especially the Ugandan higher education regulating body,
  • Availability of at least a four-year undergraduate degree program and postgraduate degrees
  • Regular face-to-face method of delivering course lectures
  • And More

TOP 20 BEST UNIVERSITIES IN UGANDA 2018

  • 1. MAKERERE UNIVERSITY 
    • (Ranked No 1  in Uganda and 2182 in the World)

Founded in 1922, Located at Kampala with contact details: Box 7062 Kampala, Tel. +256(41)531202. Makerere Uni. is affiliated with Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). It has the following faculties: Agric and environmental sciences, Business and management sciences, Computing and Information Services, Education and external studies, Engineering, design, arts and technology, Health Sciences, Humanities, Social sciences and veterinary medicine.

Best Universities In Uganda - Makarere Uni

Best Universities In Uganda – Makarere Uni

  • 2. UGANDAN CHRISTIAN VARSITY 
    • (Ranked No 2, second best universities in Uganda 2018 and 5412 in the World)

Founded in 1913 and located at Mukono with branches at Kabale, Arua, Mbale, and Kampala. It is also affiliated with Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC), Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA).Faculties/colleges are Bishop Tucker School of divinity and theology, faculties of Business and administration, Education and Arts, Law, Science and technology, social sciences, and school of research and postgraduate studies.

  • 3. MBARARA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    • (Ranked No 3 in Uganda and in the World)

It was founded in 1989 and located at Mbarara and has the faculties of Medicine, Science, Developmental Studies, and Institutes of computer and Tropical Forest Conservation.

  • 4. UGANDAN MARTYRS VARSITY, Kampala
    • Ranked No 4 in Uganda   and 7374 in the World

The university was founded in 1989 and is situated in Kampala. It could be reached via mail and telephone at  Box 5498 Kampala – Nkozi campus, +256 (38)410611.The faculties are African Research and Documentation Centre, faculties of Agriculture, business administration {{and management, center for distance learning studies, fraud detection study and eradication and Good governance and peace studies.

  • 5. THE UNIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SCIENCES, Kampala  
    • Ranked No 5 in Uganda and 7475 in the World

The University has the following faculties:  Faculties of Nursing Sciences, Allied health sciences and Institute of Health Policy and Management.

  • 6. THE KYAMBOGO UNIVERSITY, Kampala 
    • (Ranked No 6 in Uganda   and 7786 in the World)

The faculties of the school are: Faculties Arts and Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Science, special needs and rehabilitation and Vocational studies

  • 7. UGANDA TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY 
    • ( Ranked No7 in Uganda and 8035 in the World)

This university could be contacted with the following details:  Box 1410 Mbarara. It has faculties of Medicine, Science, Developmental Studies, and Institutes of computer and Tropical Forest Conservation.

  • 8. THE NDEJJE   UNIVERSITY, NDEJJE  
    • (Ranked No 8 in Uganda   and World 8347)

Year founded: 1992. Location: Mbarara
Contact details:  Box 7088 NDEJJE, +256(39)2730321

  • 9. KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 
    • (Ranked No 9 in Uganda   and 8570 in the World)

Year founded: 2001. Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: KAMPALA
Contact details:  Box 20,000 KAMPALA, +256(41)266813

Faculties/colleges: Faculties of Education, Law, Social Sciences and schools of computer science, health sciences and postgraduate studies

  • 10. GULU UNIVERSITY 
    • (Ranked No 10 in Uganda   and 9117 in the World)

Year founded: 2002
Location: GULU
Contact details:  Box 166 GULU, +256 (471)32921

Faculties/colleges: Faculties of Agriculture and Environment, Business and Development, Education and Humanities, Medicine, Science, Institute of peace and strategic studies and institute of research and graduate studies

  • 11. BUGEMA UNIVERSITY 
    • (Ranked No 11, in Uganda and 9507 in the World)

Year founded: 1948
Location: BUGEMA, OTHER CAMPUSES AT KASESE, ARUA, MBALE, KAMPALA
Contact details:  Box 6529 KAMPALA, +256(312)351400

Faculties/colleges: Schools of Social Sciences, Education, Business and Graduate studies.

  • 12. INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF EAST AFRICA 
    • (Ranked No 12 in Uganda   and 9903 in the World)

Year founded: 2010
Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: KAMPALA

Contact details:  PLOT NO 1112/1121, KASANGA, GGABAROAD KAMPALA, +256(417)722300

  • 13. MOUNTAIN OF THE MOON UNIVERSITY, FORT PORTAL  
    • (Ranked No 13 in Uganda and 9910 in the World)

Year founded: 2005
Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: Fort Portal

Contact details:  Box 837 FORT PORTAL, +256(483)660390

  • 14. ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY IN UGANDA, MBALE
    • (Ranked No 14 among the top 20 best universities in Uganda 2018 and 9982 in the World)

Year founded: 1988
Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: Mbale, Kampala
Contact details:  Box 255 MBALE

Faculties/colleges: Faculties of Law, Science, Education, Management Studies, Social Sciences, Arabic and Islamic Studies and centre for Post Graduate studies

 

  • 15. VICTORIA UNIVERSITY, KAMPALA
    • (Ranked No 15 in Uganda   and 10327 in the World)

Year founded: 2011
Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: KAMPALA
Contact details:  Box 30866 KAMPALA, +256(417)727000

Faculties/colleges: Faculties of Business Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology and Health Sciences

  • 16. BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY, BUSITEMA 
    • (Ranked No. 9982 in the World)

Year founded: 2007
Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: BUSITEMA
Contact details:  Box 236 BUSITEMA, +256(454)448813

Faculties/colleges: Faculties of Science and Education, Agriculture, and Animal Sciences, Engineering, Natural resources and Health Sciences.

  • 17. CAVENDISH UNIVERSITY UGANDA 
    • (Ranked No. 10468 in the World)

Year founded: 2007
Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: MBALE, KAMPALA

Contact details:  PLOT 1469 GGABA ROAD OPPOSITE AMERICAN EMBASSY, KAMPALA

  • 18. NKUMBA UNIVERSITY, ENTEBBE   
    • (Ranked No.10525 in the World)

Year founded: 1994
Location: ENTEBBE
Contact details:  Box 237 ENTEBBE

Faculties/colleges: Schools of Business Administration, Commercial/Industrial Art and Design, Education, Sciences, Law and Social Sciences

 

  • 19. MUNI UNIVERSITY, ARUA
    • (Ranked No. 10611 in the World)

Year founded: 2013
Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: ARUA
Contact details:  Box 725 ARUA DISTRICT

  • 20. KAMPALA UNIVERSITY, KAMPALA
    • (Ranked No 20 in Uganda   and10767 in the World)

Year founded: 2000
Accredited /accrediting body: The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
Location: Mbale, Kampala

Contact details:  Box 25454 KAMPALA

That’s all about the top 20 best universities in Uganda 2018.

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