Who We Are

We are a leading national, regional and global hub for academic and professional excellence.
Nkumba University is one of the largest private universities in East Africa. It was granted a
Charter by the Government of Uganda in 2006. We are a non-profit, non-denominational institution
providing an enabling environment for students to achieve competence, creativity, confidence and
character so as to think critically and act responsibly in an increasingly competitive national and

global environment.

Applications for our next intake are currently open

The Academic Registrar, Nkumba University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, and all international students for Undergraduate programmes for this year’s August Intake.  Presently, there are three avenues of entry to the University. These are: The Direct Entry Scheme, The Diploma Holders Entry Scheme and the Mature Age

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What our alumni say

“My time at campus was a success – really. I was given a full scholarship because of my talent in sports. I also went on to discover more of my talents for instance in design and later professional modeling.”

Beatrice Aol | International Model
Bachelor of Fashion and Textile Design | Class of 2017

Recent News & Events

Farming journalist: A tale of Intertwining paths

    Chrispus Kamusiime, a third year Bs. Journalism student  at Nkumba University, grew up in Mitooma district – Western Uganda. He is the first... read more

Chasing a dream: The Inspirational Story of Beatrice Aol

My name is Beatrice Aol, an alumnus of Nkumba University - Class of 2017. I pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion and Textile Design,... read more

Call for Applications

The Academic Registrar, Nkumba University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, and all international students for Undergraduate programmes for this year’s August Intake.   Undergraduate Admission... read more

Nkumba University VC gives Preventive Measures to fight Covid-19

Our Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Wilson Muyinda Mande, gives some tips on how to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in a bit to fight COVID-19. 1.... read more

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