Busoga University

Busoga University Ranking

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University Overview

Busoga University ranking, founded in 1999, is a non-profit private higher-education school located in the suburbs of Iganga, a small city in the Eastern Region with a population of 50,000-249,999 people. Jinja, Kamuli, Bugiri, Kaliro, and Pallisa are all localities where this university maintains a branch campus. Busoga University (BU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Ugandan higher education institution nominally linked with the Christian-Anglican religion, as recognized by Uganda’s National Council for Higher Education. Busoga University (BU) ranking 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 Ugandan higher-education school, which is 21 years old, has a selective admission criteria based on entrance exams and students’ 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. Students can use BU’s library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Busoga University Ranking

University Identity

Name Busoga University
Acronym BU
Founded 1999
Motto Center of Academic Excellence
Colours Blue, yellow and red

University Location

Address PO Box 154, Iganga - Iganga Campus Iganga Eastern Region Uganda
Tel +256 (43) 243 175
Fax +256 (43) 242 345
Other locations Jinja, Kamuli, Bugiri, Kaliro, Pallisa

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 154 Iganga (43) 243175

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Church of Uganda - www.churchofuganda.org

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) Uganda Vice-Chancellors Forum (UVCF)

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