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 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.

Samantha Ainembabazi, a 5th-year medical student at Uganda Christian University School of Medicine, wins a UGX 10 million grant after emerging as second runner-up in an Agri-Tech innovation contest, where her innovation triumphed over 186 others. (Click to Read more)

Renowned for its research excellence, the Uganda Christian University (UCU) Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, previously led by Prof. Elizabeth Kizito, proudly…

The Uganda Christian University (UCU) Faculty of Agricultural Sciences has teamed up with crickets – the insect and not the sport – in a successfully piloted food…

“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,”…

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Apply for Admission

Applications for the January 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.

Explore our JANUARY 2024 Programs