Bugema University (BUG) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Uganda. BUG was founded in 1948. In order to get the students away from distractions and temptations of cities Bugema University constructed its campus outside Kampala where students can focus solely on their studies. Bugema University is known to be a prestigious place to study in Uganda.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. The chances of successful admission are very high as 70 percent of applicants get enrolled but that number may vary depending on the faculty. Bugema University divides its academic year into semesters. 2,500 USD/год. BUG is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 2,500 USD per year of study. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. On the official website of the university (http://www.bugemauniv.ac.ug) you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Bugema University belongs to small universities, with a capacity of only 5000 students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. At Bugema University about 199 teachers and professors share their professional expertise. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Twitter, Facebook, which might tell you more about the day to day life of BUG.

Infrastructure of BUG. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1948
Abbreviation BUG
Teachers 199
Students 4,999
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Rural
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Excellence in Service
• The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda
World ranking 8009
Country ranking 10
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 8009
Cost of living in Kampala
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 71 115
Food 127 210
Transportation 31 115
Communications and utilities 100 84
Clothing 9 32
Sports and leisure 32 84
Total 370 640
Accommodation in Kampala USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 71
Shared room in city centre 117
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 96
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 164
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