Bugema University

Bugema University Ranking

country rank: 12
world rank: 10010

University Overview

Bugema University ranking, founded in 1948, is a non-profit private higher-education institution in the Central Region’s rural environment of Kampala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 residents). Kasese, Arua, Kampala, Mbale, and Eldoret are all localities where this university maintains a branch campus. Bugema University (BUG) ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Ugandan higher education institution nominally linked with the Christian-Adventist church, as recognized by Uganda’s National Council for Higher Education. Bugema University (BUG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 72-year-old Ugandan university has a strict admission procedure based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admittance rate for this Ugandan higher education institution is 60-70 percent, making it a somewhat selective university. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. BUG also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Bugema University Ranking

University Identity

Name Bugema University
Acronym BUG
Founded 1948

University Location

Address PO Box 6529, Kampala - Bugema Campus Kampala Central Region Uganda
Tel +256 (312) 351 400
Fax +256 (312) 351 460
Other locations Kasese, Arua, Kampala, Mbale, Eldoret

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
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 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 6529 Kampala (312) 354 400

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

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