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Application is made through filling an application form obtained at a non refundable application fee at the Main Campus, Bishop Barham University College, Kabale and the Regional Campuses of Mbale and Arua. Application forms may also be obatained from the Diocesan Education offices of Busoga, Soroti, Ankole, North Ankole and Bunyoro Kitara.You may also download the application form from here and pay for it on submission.

The application form must be fully filled and the relevant academic documents attached.It must be returned to the Admissions Office of the University according to the set deadline dates obtained from the Admissions office.

Application for Admission
Applications forms are available at a non-refundable fee of Uganda Shs. 50,000/= or $25.

The application form must be fully filled and the relevant academic documents attached.It must be returned to the Admissions Office of the University according to the set deadline dates obtained from the Admissions office.

Application Procedure

  1. Check with the Admissions office at the University or visit the faculty websites for the programs on offer.
  2. Buy an application form at the fee stated, or you may download the form fill it and return it to the University.
  3. On returning the application form you receive a coupon showing the date when the results of the application will be out.
  4. On the date results of the application are out, kindly check at the office or on the university and faculty websites; then proceed to pick your admission letter if admitted.
  5. After admission, one may be required to pay a non-refundable tuition fee deposit in order to confirm your vacancy.


Application forms are processed and shortlists made by the Admissions Office are forwarded to the University Admissions Committee. The board grants or denies the admission and forwards the decision to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor's (Academic Affairs) office.

The applicant's file is reviewed for completeness and a letter is given indicating admission, pending fulfillment of the requirements.

All documents received by the University in connection with an application for admission become the property of Uganda Christian University. Admission places of students who are admitted and fail to report are filed. However material will only be held for a period of only one year if the student notifies the Admissions Office in writing of postponement of enrollment.

 
All correspondence pertaining to admission should be sent to:

The Admissions Office,
Uganda Christian University,
P. O. BOX 4 Mukono, Uganda.
Tel: +256312350880/835
Mob. +256794770726
Email: admissions@ucu.ac.ug

Entry Requirements

If you have the minimum entry requirements listed below, then you may be admitted. However, the Admissions Board meets and decides on the applicants' admission status. Cut points are set by the Admissions Board at its meeting, depending on the program being applied for, the number of vacancies available and the number of applicants for a particular program.

Ugandan Applicants for Degree programs should hold either

  • UCE & UACE Certificate with 2 Principal Passes OR
  • Diploma from a recognized institution of Higher Learning OR
  • A Pass in Mature Age Examination.

Kenyan Applicants for Degree should hold either

  • KCSE holders must have a minimum grade of C+ and above. OR
  • KACE, 'GCE or A-levels' applicants must have at least 2 principal passes or its equivalent. OR
  • A Diploma in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution of Higher Learning

Tanzanian Applicants for Degree should hold at least either

  • TCE & TACE Certificate with at least 2 Principal Passes OR
  • Diploma from a recognized institution of Higher Learning

Post Graduate Programs applicants should hold at least

  • A good first degree from a recognized institution of higher learning relevant to the course applied for.

Other International Applicants

  • International applicants must have qualifications that are recognized for University entry in their respective countries.

Application Forms

 

 

For More Details, Contact Us
The Admissions Office,
Uganda Christian University,
P. O. BOX 4 Mukono, Uganda.
Tel: +256312350880/835
Mob. +256794770726
Email: admissions@ucu.ac.ug

We are delighted that you are planning to apply to UCU. We hope the information provided here will help you to make an informed decision.

There are three intakes in an academic year, in September, January and May. Each of the intakes might have a different set of programs offered. See programs offered or download application guide.

What do I need to apply?

  1. Ugandan Applicants
    • Applicants must have the minimum national entry requirements. For more information download the brochure
  2. International applicants
    • Applicants must have qualifications that are recognized for University entry in their respective countries. For more information download the brochure

What are the cut points?

If you have the minimum entry requirements, then you stand a chance of being admitted. Cut points are set by the Admissions Board at its meeting depending on the program being applied for, the number of vacancies available and the number of applicants for a particular program.

Cut points for the previous admission are available on request but there is no guarantee that they will be the same at the next intake.

How can I apply?

Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of Ush. 50,000/= at any Stanbic bank then proceed to the Admission Office and present a receipt at the front desk to obtain an application form.

What are the University Fees terms?

University fees may be paid in full at the opening of a semester or in two equal installments. Full Prompt Payment: EXEMPTS the student from payment of the Registration fee of 50,000/= (Fifty thousand Shillings). For details about fees email to admissions@ucu.ac.ug.

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P.O. Box 4, Mukono, Uganda

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