List of 20 best universities in Kampala

We ranked 20 best universities in Kampala based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 382K citations received by 12.2K publications made by 20 universities in Kampala, measured the popularity of 115 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Kampala
#1 in Uganda
#8 in Africa
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1922
#2 in Kampala
#3 in Uganda
#151 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
9,656
Founded
2001
#3 in Kampala
#4 in Uganda
#162 in Africa
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2002
#4 in Kampala
#6 in Uganda
#181 in Africa
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1989
#5 in Kampala
#13 in Uganda
#466 in Africa
Founded
2011
#6 in Kampala
#15 in Uganda
#495 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2010
#7 in Kampala
#16 in Uganda
#509 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2008
#9 in Kampala
#19 in Uganda
#563 in Africa
Founded
2011
#10 in Kampala
#23 in Uganda
#657 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1948
#11 in Kampala
#24 in Uganda
#658 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
980
Founded
2008
#12 in Kampala
#25 in Uganda
#683 in Africa
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2000
#13 in Kampala
#29 in Uganda
#727 in Africa
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2006
#14 in Kampala
#31 in Uganda
#756 in Africa
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2007
#15 in Kampala
#32 in Uganda
#805 in Africa
Enrollment
600
Founded
2013
#16 in Kampala
#39 in Uganda
#939 in Africa
Founded
2015
#17 in Kampala
#40 in Uganda
#954 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2006
#18 in Kampala
#41 in Uganda
#965 in Africa
Founded
2016
#19 in Kampala
#43 in Uganda
#1024 in Africa
Founded
2015
#20 in Kampala
#44 in Uganda
#1033 in Africa
Founded
2015

Universities near Kampala

Distance, km
📏
km
University
Country rank
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City
15 African Bible University 35
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Wakiso
19 Uganda Christian University 5
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Mukono
26 Nkumba University 12
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Entebbe
35 Ndejje University 14
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Ndejje
60 Mityana Agro-Vet Institute 46
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Mityana
103 Busoga University 27
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Iganga
163 Busitema University 9
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Busitema
188 Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology 19
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Bondo
191 Soroti University 37
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Soroti
192 Kumi University 33
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Kumi