Mbarara University of Science and Technology: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#3434 of 14,131 In the World
#78 of 1,104 In Africa
#2 of 46 In Uganda
#1 of 2 In Mbarara
#563 of 1,597 For Public Health

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
5%
Enrollment
2,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.must.ac.ug
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate5%
Admissions RequirementsUganda Certificate of Education or equivalent and at least 2 principal passes of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education or its equivalent obtained at the same sitting
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Enrollment2,500
Full time employee150
Student:staff ratio17:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,662
Citations
39,717

Mbarara University of Science and Technology majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
1,108 / 28,537
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
422 / 11,951
Demography
327 / 10,569
Public Health
302 / 9,660
Biology
266 / 8,612
Psychology
179 / 6,066
Healthcare Management (MHA)
170 / 3,795
Environmental Science
153 / 7,865
Family medicine
146 / 3,836
Health Science
139 / 2,482
Pediatrics
126 / 2,665
Psychiatry
90 / 3,895
Nursing
83 / 2,973
Immunology
76 / 3,781
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
74 / 1,345
Business
71 / 1,799
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
69 / 1,013
Geography and Cartography
60 / 1,883
Surgery
57 / 2,782
Epidemiology
57 / 1,170
Ecology
54 / 4,375
Computer Science
51 / 633
Physics
47 / 613
Virology
36 / 1,031
Clinical Psychology
35 / 1,068
Chemistry
34 / 475
Engineering
34 / 1,558
Economics
34 / 663
Gerontology
30 / 1,378
Critical Care Nursing
30 / 1,522
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
29 / 856
Astrophysics and Astronomy
27 / 191
Communications and Public Relations
27 / 485
Political Science
27 / 71
Sexology
26 / 979
Microbiology
25 / 416
Forestry
24 / 2,282
Mathematics
23 / 95
Development Studies
21 / 612
Pharmacology
20 / 441

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1995 0 1
1996 0 0
1997 4 0
1998 5 1
1999 13 4
2000 7 5
2001 11 19
2002 11 36
2003 7 56
2004 13 70
2005 14 100
2006 25 207
2007 16 285
2008 24 430
2009 36 688
2010 45 1037
2011 53 1408
2012 50 1970
2013 80 2747
2014 102 3288
2015 143 3932
2016 130 3731
2017 159 4320
2018 200 4300
2019 203 5381
2020 281 6390
2021 323 7649

Tuition

International studetns Bachelor: 5,460 per annum for programmes in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Nursing, Laboratory Techniques, Physical Therapy; 3,180 per annum for programmes in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Development Studies, Agriculture and Farm Management, Gender Studies and Women Studies; 3,180 per annum for programme Education. Bachelor: 3,180 per annum for programmes in Business Administration, Accountancy and Finance, Transport Management. Diploma: 1,860 per annum for programme in Science Laboratory Technology. Postgraduate Diploma: 1,560 per annum for programme in Development Studies and 2,660 per annum for programme in Criminology. Master: 6,060/5,060 per annum for programmes in Public Health, Medicine , Information Sciences/Information Technology, Medicine, Business Administration. (USD)
Local studetns Bachelor: 3,271,000 per annum for programmes in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Science, Physical Therapy; 2,583,000 per annum for programmes in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Development Studies, Agriculture and Farm Management, Gender Studies and Women’s Studies; 1,983,000 per annum for programmes in Education; 2,543,000 per annum for programmes in Business Administration, Accountancy and Finance, Transport Management. Certificate: 1,303,000 per annum for programme in Laboratory Techniques. Diploma: 1,737,000 per annum for programme in Science Laboratory Technology. Postgraduate Diploma: 1,583,000 per annum for programme in Development Studies and 2,083,000 per annum for programme in Criminology. Master: 4,863,000 per annum for programmes in Public Health, Medicine, Information Sciences/Information Technology, Business Administration; 4,133,000 per annum for other Master programmes. Doctoral Degree: 9,332,000 per annum for programme in Medicine and Science; 8,332,000 per annum for programme Computer Science, Management and Education; 7,332,000 per annum for programme in Development Studies. (UGX)

The Mbarara University of Science and Technology has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences ++++
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Finance, Gender Studies, Information Technology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Surgery, Women's Studies
Postgraduate Diploma Development Studies
Master's Degree Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Curriculum, Dermatology, Development Studies, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Surgery
Doctor's Degree Biological and Life Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health

Notable alumni

  1. Yoweri Museveni

    Yoweri Museveni
    Born in
    Uganda Flag Uganda
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    dictatormilitary personnelwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Tibuhaburwa is a Ugandan politician and retired senior military officer who is the ninth and incumbent President of Uganda. Yoweri Museveni spearheaded rebellions that toppled Ugandan presidents Milton Obote and Idi Amin before he captured power in 1986.

General info

Alternative names MUST
Founded 1989
Accreditation National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

Location and Contacts

Address PO Box 1410
Mbarara, Western Region
Uganda
City population 195,000
Phone +256 (4854) 20 785
Fax +256 (4854) 20 782

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