Makerere University

University Overview

Founded in 1922, Makerere University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Kampala (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Central Region. Officially recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education of Uganda, Makerere University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Ugandan higher education institution. Makerere University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study.

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment  40,000-44,999
Academic Staff  1,000-1,499
Control Type  Public
Entity Type  Non-Profit
Academic Calendar  Semesters
Campus Setting  Urban
Religious Affiliation None

See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. Makerere University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, as well as administrative services.

University Admissions


Gender  Men and Women (coed)
International Students  Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office
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