List of Public Universities in Uganda

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Here is a list of public universities in Uganda

  1. Busitema University

P.O. Box 236,

Tororo

  • Website: www.busitema.ac.ug
  • District: Busia
  • Year: 2007
  1. Gulu University

P.O. Box 166,

Gulu

  • Website: www.gu.ac.ug/
  • District: Gulu
  • Year: 2002
  1. Kyambogo University

P.O. Box 1,

Kyambogo

  • Website: www.kyu.ac.ug
  • District: Kampala
  • Year: 2002
  1. Makerere University

Makerere University

P.O. Box 7062,

Kampala

 

  • Website: www.muk.ac.ug
  • District: Kampala
  • Year: 1922
  1. Mbarara University of Science and Technology

P.O. Box 1410,

Mbarara

  • Website: www.must.ac.ug
  • District: Mbarara
  • Year: 1989
  1. Muni University

P.O.Box 725 , Arua

Email: [email protected]

 

  • Website: www.muni.ac.ug
  • District: Arua
  • Year: 2013
  1. Soroti University

Plot 50 & 51 Arapai

P.O.Box 211, Soroti

Tel: 0454461605

www.sun.ac.ug

  • District: Soroti
  • Year: 2015

There are a total of 7 public universities in Uganda.Makerere University is the most popular and is ranked first in terms of the quality of education and number of degree programmes it offers.Kyambogo University ranks second, followed by Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

Most students prefer public universities because they are not only recognized internationally, but are also extremely cheap. It’s also believed that graduates from public universities secure jobs faster than those from private universities.