Makerere University: Statistics
|#827 of 14,131||In the World|
|#8 of 1,104||In Africa|
|#1 of 46||In Uganda|
|#1 of 20||In Kampala|
|#125 of 1,008||For Veterinary|
|Top50%||For 42 other topics|
- Acceptance rate
- Highest Degree
Acceptance rate & Admissions
|Admissions Requirements||Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or equivalent with at least 6 passes in approved subjects, and 2 passes in approved subjects at the same sitting of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or equivalent|
|Academic Calendar||August to June|
We've calculated the 50% acceptance rate for Makerere University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.
Makerere University is a world-class research university with 11,197 scientific papers published and 374,760 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Medicine, Biology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Demography, Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA), Business, Psychology, and Immunology.
Makerere University majors
by publication & citation count
Annual publication & citation counts
Programs and Degrees
The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Makerere University.
Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.
|Art & Design||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Liberal Arts & Social Sciences||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Postgraduate Diploma||Animal Husbandry, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Data Processing, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Gender Studies, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Psychology, Software Engineering, Statistics|
|Master's Degree||Adult Education, African Languages, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Art Education, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Botany, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Continuing Education, Crop Production, Curriculum, Data Processing, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, Health Sciences, History, Human Rights, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Music, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parks and Recreation, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Radiology, Religious Studies, Rural Planning, Science Education, Sociology, Software Engineering, Soil Science, Statistics, Surgery, Theology, Tourism, Veterinary Science, Welfare and Protective Services, Wildlife, Zoology|
|Doctor's Degree||Biotechnology, Botany, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Software Engineering|
Makerere University alumni
- Born in
- 1957-.. (age 66)
Paul Kagame is a Rwandan politician and former military officer who is the fourth and current president of Rwanda since 2000. He previously served as a commander of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), a rebel armed force which invaded Rwanda in 1990. The RPF was one of the parties of the conflict during the Rwandan Civil War and the armed force which ended the Rwandan genocide. He was considered Rwanda's de facto leader when he served as Vice President and Minister of Defence under President Pasteur Bizimungu from 1994 to 2000 after which the "Vice President" post was abolished.
- Born in
- DR Congo
- 1971-.. (age 52)
- military personnelpolitician
Joseph Kabila Kabange is a Congolese politician who served as President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between January 2001 and January 2019. He took office ten days after the assassination of his father, President Laurent-Désiré Kabila in the context of the Second Congo War. He was allowed to remain in power after the 2003 Pretoria Accord ended the war as the president of the country's new transitional government. He was elected as president in 2006 and re-elected in 2011 for a second term. Since stepping down after the 2018 election, Kabila, as a former president, serves as a senator for life.
- Born in
- 1944-.. (age 79)
- writerdictatorinternational forum participantmilitary personnelpolitician
Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Tibuhaburwa is a Ugandan politician and retired senior military officer who has been the 9th and current President of Uganda since 26 January 1986. Museveni spearheaded rebellions with aid of then current military general Tito Okello and general Bale Travor that toppled Ugandan presidents Milton Obote and Idi Amin before he captured power in 1986.
- Born in
- 1922-1999 (aged 77)
- Enrolled in Makerere University
- In 1947 graduated with Diploma in Education
Julius Kambarage Nyerere was a Tanzanian anti-colonial activist, politician, and political theorist. He governed Tanganyika as prime minister from 1961 to 1962 and then as president from 1962 to 1964, after which he led its successor state, Tanzania, as president from 1964 to 1985. He was a founding member and chair of the Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) party, and of its successor Chama Cha Mapinduzi, from 1954 to 1990. Ideologically an African nationalist and African socialist, he promoted a political philosophy known as Ujamaa.
Makerere University faculties and divisions
|College : Agricultural and Environmental Sciences||Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Forestry, Geography, Horticulture, Meteorology, Nutrition, Soil Science, Technology, Tourism|
|College : Business and Management Sciences||Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Business and Commerce, Demography and Population, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Statistics|
|College : Computing and Information Sciences||Archiving, Computer Science, Information Technology, Library Science, Software Engineering|
|College : Education and External Studies||Curriculum, Education, Social Sciences, Technology Education, Vocational Education|
|College : Engineering, Design, Art and Technology||Architecture, Art History, Ceramic Art, Civil Engineering, Computer Graphics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Furniture Design, Industrial Design, Jewellery Art, Landscape Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Painting and Drawing, Printing and Printmaking, Sculpture, Textile Design, Weaving|
|College : Health Sciences||Biomedicine, Health Sciences, Medicine, Public Health|
|College : Humanities and Social Sciences||African Languages, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Dance, English, Ethics, Film, Fine Arts, French, Gender Studies, German, History, Human Rights, Information Sciences, Journalism, Literature, Mass Communication, Modern Languages, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Theatre, Women's Studies|
|College : Natural Sciences||Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics|
|College : Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Bio-security||Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pathology, Physiology, Veterinary Science|
|Faculty : Technology||Architecture, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Technology|
|Institute : Adult and Continuing Education||Communication Studies|
|Institute : Environment and Natural Resources||Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning|
|Institute : Psychology||Psychology|
|Institute : Public Health||Public Health|
|Institute : Social Research||Social Studies|
|Institute : Statistics and Applied Economics||Demography and Population, Economics, Statistics|
|School : Law||Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Human Rights, Law, Peace and Disarmament, Public Law|
|Accreditation||National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)|
|Motto||We build for the future|
Location and contacts
|Address|| PO Box 7062 |