Uganda Christian University (UCU) is a private, Christian university whose main campus is located in Mukono, Uganda. Founded in 1997, it is one of the top-ranked universities in Uganda, and is accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education. Through our vibrant Schools and Faculties, UCU offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programmes across various disciplines, including business; computer science; education; law; medicine; dentistry; engineering; visual arts and design; nursing; agricultural sciences; social sciences; journalism, media and communication; and theology, among others.

UCU has various Diploma and Bachelors programmes
spanning over 3 intakes; Easter (January), Trinity (May)
and Advent (September).
The University offers a number of Postgraduate
Diplomas, Masters and Doctorate programmes
throughout the year.

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Hello and welcome to Uganda Christian University! We are thrilled that you are considering joining our academic community.

Explore our research

As Uganda Christian University, we are committed to strengthening our position as one of the world’s leading institutions for inspirational and transformational research.

Our research is focused around seven themes which align our academic strengths to best meet the grand scientific, technological, socio-cultural, economic and environmental challenges of our time.


A recent study by Faith Mbabazi, Wilson Eduan, and Mary Kagoire Ocheng from Uganda Christian University (UCU) delved into a significant challenge confronting administrators: role conflict and burnout. Click to read more


Dartmouth College, of Hanover, New Hampshire, USA, has announced that it will award Richard Ranger, missionary lecturer in Business and Law at Uganda Christian University (UCU), an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters at the College’s 253rd Commencement on June 9. Click to read more


Winnie Namutosi, a Uganda Christian University (UCU) lecturer, and her co-researchers are currently in the laboratory in a bid to micropropagate bamboo, using a growth medium that has nutrients and hormones. Click to read more


For the sixth year in a row, Uganda Christian University (UCU) has emerged as the overall “Best Exhibitor” among both public and private universities in Uganda. Click to read more

UCU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi MESSAGE to all UCU Stakeholders

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Applications for the MAY 2024 Intake are now open!

We don’t just give students an education and experiences that set them up for success in a career, we help them succeed in their career.

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