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Bishop Stuart University offers PhDs, Masters, Post-Graduate Diplomas, Degree and Diploma programmes. In addition, the University runs short courses which are all designed to impart skills and develop professionals on entrepreneurship, leadership, critical thinking, innovations, academic excellence, integrity, Christian values and outstanding academic training that transform communities.

The institution has a Directorate of Graduate Studies, Research and Innovations and five faculties namely which are Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance, Faculty of Agriculture, Environmental Sciences and Technology, Faculty of Education, Arts and Media Studies, Faculty of Law, and Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Bishop Stuart University offers a wide range of study opportunities at different levels of your career and admits students in three in-takes of May, July and August every academic year. Learn More

Not for Profit and Chartered by the Government of Uganda.

Founded in 2002 by Ankole Diocese of the Province of the Anglican Church of Uganda, Bishop Stuart University is a private, not-for-profit University, chartered in 2014 by the Government of the Republic of Uganda.

Located in the urban setting of the large city of Mbarara (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Region.

We are up there with the best universities in Uganda.

The University is one of the best and fastest growing universities in Uganda ranked 10th by Webometrics (Ranking Web of Universities)- [July 2020 Edition].

The University offers programs accredited by the National Council for Higher Education including Pre-Bachelor Degrees (Certificates, Diplomas, associate or foundation Degrees), Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, Doctorate Degrees in several areas of study. These are designed to stretch your intellect and develop your skills of analysis and problem solving tailored to prepare you for your career wherever it takes you.

In a summary: 4 PhDs, 14 Masters, 9 PDG, 39 Bachelors, 26 Diplomas, 16 Certificates, 6 UBTEB Learn More


We are investing much than ever before to ensure that the application and admission processes are simplified for applicants. Apply now in a convenient way through our online admissions portal or

Visit the admissions office for any inquiries and assistance or call +256 707 200 700/+256 485 433 468 or email Learn more