Uganda Christian University: Statistics



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#5379 of 14,131 In the World
#180 of 1,104 In Africa
#5 of 46 In Uganda
#3688 of 3,732 For Nursing
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Acceptance rate

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsUganda Certificate of Education (UCE) and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 2 principal passes

We've calculated the 50% acceptance rate for Uganda Christian 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.

Research profile

Uganda Christian University has published 334 scientific papers with 1,682 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Political Science, Law, Medicine, Sociology, Environmental Science, Economics, Biology, Business, and Geography and Cartography.


Uganda Christian University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
279 / 1,359
Political Science
218 / 917
204 / 903
174 / 989
173 / 967
Environmental Science
170 / 759
137 / 852
134 / 816
124 / 772
Geography and Cartography
120 / 561
105 / 502
Development Studies
100 / 472
95 / 214
Computer Science
94 / 618
93 / 616
86 / 282
Public Health
83 / 417
80 / 300
80 / 448
78 / 203
76 / 491
69 / 386
67 / 415
62 / 286
60 / 237
58 / 358
57 / 450
52 / 420
48 / 164
Social Psychology
46 / 342
45 / 266
44 / 468
42 / 155
42 / 137
Family medicine
41 / 234
41 / 201
Communications and Public Relations
38 / 328
Healthcare Management (MHA)
37 / 123
36 / 271
Quantum and Particle physics
35 / 265

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2004 1 0
2005 0 0
2006 1 0
2007 4 0
2008 2 3
2009 5 2
2010 7 2
2011 7 6
2012 12 15
2013 21 31
2014 17 54
2015 14 155
2016 28 62
2017 24 73
2018 23 93
2019 32 160
2020 37 214
2021 33 317
2022 52 366
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Uganda Christian University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (UGX)
Bachelor of Arts in Education 3,500,000
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science 4,000,000
Bachelor of Business Administration 3,800,000
Bachelor of Laws 5,000,000
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 4,500,000

The currency used is Ugandan Shillings (UGX).

Uganda Christian University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 Uganda Christian 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.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology Yes Yes No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes No No
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes No No
Environmental Science Yes Yes No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics Yes No No
Medicine Yes Yes No
Physics Yes No No
Psychology Yes Yes No
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, Business Administration, Business Computing, Child Care and Development, Computer Science, Dentistry, Education, Environmental Studies, Human Resources, Mass Communication
Postgraduate Diploma Christian Religious Studies, Development Studies, Management, Public Administration
Master's Degree Agriculture, Child Care and Development, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Health Administration, Information Technology, Islamic Theology, Journalism, Leadership, Management, Media Studies, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Religion, Sanitary Engineering, Social Policy, Theology, Water Science
Doctor's Degree Religious Practice, Theology

Notable alumni

  1. Evelyn Anite

    Evelyn Anite
    1984-.. (age 39)

    Evelyn Anite Kajik, commonly known as Evelyn Anite, is a Ugandan journalist and politician. She is the State Minister of Finance for Investment and Privatization in the Ugandan Cabinet since 6 June 2016. Previously, she served as State Minister for Youth. She was appointed to that position on 1 March 2015, replacing Ronald Kibuule, who was appointed State Minister for Water Resources. She also served as the elected Member of Parliament for Koboko Municipality, in the West Nile sub-region, in the Northern Region of Uganda, a position she occupied from 2011 until 2021. In the 2020 National Resistance Movement primary elections, Anite lost to Dr Charles Ayume, the son of former speaker of the Ugandan Parliament, the late Francis Ayume.

  2. Joel Okuyo Atiku

    Joel Okuyo Atiku
    Born in
    Uganda Flag Uganda
    1983-.. (age 40)

    Okuyo Joel Atiku Prynce is a Ugandan actor, model, photographer and lecturer at Uganda Christian University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration plus Makerere University, the Best Two Campuses in Uganda. His film acting breakthrough came when he was cast as the Devil's reincarnation in Ugandan director Matt Bish's 2007 Film Battle of the Souls, a popular Ugawood Movie. It was based on the real-life story of the director's brother, KFM Radio Presenter Roger Mugisha. Prynce is also the President of his own company The Lhynnq-X, Inc. Born in Arua on 4 December 1983 to a Lugbara couple, the late Lt.Colonel Gabriel Francis Atiku and Yema Drakuru Atiku, his debut villain role won him over five international accolades including Best Supporting Actor at the Balafon Film Festival in Bari, Italy (2008) and 2009's Best Actor in Supporting Role at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in Lagos, Nigeria. Other awards include Best Actor at both Ubuntu Village, Colorado (USA) in 2010 and the 2011 Zanzibar International Film Festival in Tanzania. Ugandan newspaper The Observer labelled Okuyo Africa's Brad Pitt.

  3. Lydia Wanyoto Mutende

    Lydia Wanyoto Mutende
    Born in
    Uganda Flag Uganda
    1974-.. (age 49)

    Lydia Wanyoto Mutende, is a Ugandan lawyer, politician and diplomat, who served as the Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of African Union Commission (DSRCC), based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From July 2014 until August 2014, she temporarily served as Head of the African Union Mission to Somalia.

Uganda Christian University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Business Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Management
Faculty : Education and Arts Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Fine Arts, Library Science, Literature, Mass Communication, Primary Education
Faculty : Journalism, Media and Communication Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Science and Technology Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences
Faculty : Social Sciences Development Studies, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work
School : Divinity and Theology Religion, Theology
School : Medicine Medicine

General information

Alternative names UCU
Founded 1913
Accreditation National Council for Higher Education (NCHE); Ministry of Education and Sports
Motto Alpha and Omega, God the Beginning and the End

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 4
Mukono, Central
City population 162,000

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