African Rural University

African Rural University Ranking

country rank: 25
world rank: 11539

University Overview

African Rural University ranking, founded in 2011, is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural environment of Kagadi (population range of 10,000-49,999 people), Western Region. There are other branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Kampala, Kibaale. African Rural University (ARU) ranking, which is officially accredited by Uganda’s National Council for Higher Education, is a tiny (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: under-250 students) women-only Ugandan higher education institution. African Rural University (ARU) offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees). For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 9-year-old Ugandan higher-education school offers a selective admission process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 50-60%, this Ugandan higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. ARU also provides students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

African Rural University Ranking

University Identity

Name African Rural University
Acronym ARU
Founded 2011
Motto Awakening the sleeping genius in each of us
Colours White, blue and red

University Location

Address PO Box 24 Kagadi Western Region Uganda
Tel +256 (793) 150 990
Fax +256 (414) 342 270
Other locations Kibaale, Kampala

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) Not reported
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 24 Kagadi 483 793 150990

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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