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Makerere University

Makerere University Kampala View map
#801-1000
<2K
Public
Medium
36,940
1,434
3,446

Overview

Established in 1922 as a humble technical school, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in Africa. In January of that year, the school, which was later renamed Uganda Technical College, opened its doors to 14 day students who began studying Carpentry, Building and Mechanics. The College soon began offering various other courses in Medical Care, Agriculture , Veterinary Sciences and Teacher Training. It expanded over the years to become a Center for Higher Education in East Africa in 1935. In 1937, the College started developing into an institution of higher education, offering post-school certificate courses.

University Highlights

Total students - 36,940

7%
93%

International students - 3,446

95%
5%

Total faculty staff - 1,434

104
1330

Total students - 36,940

7%
93%

International students - 3,446

95%
5%

Total faculty staff - 1,434

1330
104

Undergraduate Program

< 2,000
< 2,000

Postgraduate Program

< 2,000
2,000 - 4,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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