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Universities in Uganda

Higher Education in Uganda

2021 Ranking of Uganda Universities

What are Uganda’s most famous universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Ugandan University Ranking for 2021, which includes 47 Ugandan higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) delivered primarily in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education format and being chartered, certified, or approved by the relevant Ugandan higher education-related organization

Explore the 47 universities in Uganda that make up the Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

Uganda is divided into four administrative regions, each of which is subdivided into 134 districts, with Kampala as the capital. The Central Region, which includes the largest and capital city of Kampala, has the greatest number of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion. Both regions with at least two Ugandan higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist placement criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist sub-rankings or league tables.


Northern Region
Eastern Region (12)
Central Region