Uganda Christian University (UCU) is a private, Christian university 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. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, including business, computer science, education, law, medicine, and theology.

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.

How to Apply

Hello and welcome to Uganda Christian University! We are thrilled that you are considering joining our academic community. Here are the steps you need to follow to apply:

Explore our research

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

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

After grappling with raising school fees for years, it is every parent’s dream for their son or daughter to find a good job after university graduation. However,..

“One time I took a patient to Mulago hospital, and I couldn’t get a bed for him because most of the beds were occupied by patients from motorcycle accidents,”…

Uganda Christian University (UCU) Prof. Peter Nyende’s first love was football. In the 1980s, as a young boy at Kenya’s Jamhuri High School in Nairobi, he was…

The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 2020 created substantial fear among communities and countries about the future. It seemed to have come from ‘nowhere’…

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Apply for Admission

Applications for the September 2023 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.