We are delighted that you are planning to apply to UCU. We hope the information provided on this website 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.

Who can apply?

Ugandan Applicants

Applicants must have the minimum national entry requirements. For more information download the brochure

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 one 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?

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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .