List of universities in Rwanda

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This is a list of universities in Rwanda.

Post-secondary institutions[edit]

As at December 2015, there are 34 institutions of higher education in Rwanda, 11 public and 23 private.[1] In 2013, the government of Rwanda merged all public universities, leading to one public university, University of Rwanda, with six colleges.[2][3]

Public university[edit]

  • University of Rwanda (UR)
    • College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM)
    • College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS)
    • College of Business and Economics (CBE)
    • College of Education (CE)
    • College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS)
    • College of Science and Technology (CST)

Public integrated polytechnics and colleges[edit]

  • Gishari Integrated Polytechnic (GIP)
  • Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD)
  • Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre East (IPRC-East)
  • Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre Kigali (IPRC Kigali)
  • Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre South (IPRC-South)
  • Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre West (IPRC-West)
  • Musanze Polytechnic (MP)
  • Rusizi International University
  • Rwanda Teachers College (RTC)
  • Tumba College of Technology (TCT)
  • Community Integrated Polytechnic (CIP)

Public nursing schools[edit]

  • Byumba School of Nursing And Midwifery
  • Kibungo School of Nursing And Midwifery
  • Nyagatare School of Nursing And Midwifery
  • Kabgayi School of Nursing And Midwifery
  • Rwamagana School of Nursing

Private universities[edit]

  • University of Lay Adventists of Kigali (UNILAK) http://www.unilak.ac.rw/
  • Adventist University of Central and East Africa (AUCA)
  • Akilah Institute for Women, Kigali (AIWK)[4]
  • Carnegie Mellon University Rwanda (CMUR)[5]
  • Catholic University of Kabgayi (ICK)[6]
  • Catholic University of Rwanda (CUR)[7]
  • Christian University of Rwanda (CHUR)[8]
  • Universite de Kibungo (UNIK)
  • Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri (INES)[9]
  • Institut Superirieur Pedagogiqe de Gitwe (ISPG)[10]
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT - Rwanda campus)[11]
  • Kenyatta University[11]
  • Kepler Kigali, degrees granted by Southern New Hampshire University, USA
  • Kibogora Polytechnic (KP) Website:kp.ac.rw,Rector Prof. David Hamblin, Faculties:Health Science,Business and Development Studies,Eduacation
  • Kigali Independent University (ULK)
  • KIM University formerly Kigali Institute of management (KIM) http://www.kimuniversity.ac.rw
  • Mount Kenya University Kigali Campus (MKU Kigali)[11]
  • Nile Source Polytechnic of Applied Arts (NSPA)
  • Protestant Institute of Arts & Social Sciences (PIASS)
  • Rwanda Tourism University College (RTUC)
  • Sinhgad Technical Education Society-Rwanda (STES-RWANDA)
  • University of Kigali (UOK)[12]
  • University of Technology and Arts of Byumba (UTAB)[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RMOED (29 December 2015). "List of Institutions of Higher Education In Rwanda". Rwanda Ministry of Education (RMOED). Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Rutayisire, Emmanuel (16 August 2015). "Institutes of higher learning to merge with University of Rwanda". The EastAfrican. Nairobi. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Kwizera, Charles (5 April 2013). "Rwanda moves on with One University plan". The Independent (Uganda). Kampala. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  4. ^ LSB (2015). "Elizabeth Dearborn Davis, CEO and Co-Founder of The Akilah Institute". London Speaker Bureau (LSB). Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  5. ^ Wilhelm, Ian (14 September 2011). "Carnegie Mellon University to Open Campus in Rwanda, a Milestone for Africa". Chronicle.com. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  6. ^ NTR (6 February 2007). "Rwanda: Catholic University Gets New Rector". New Times (Rwanda) via AllAfrica.com. Kigali. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  7. ^ Ntambara, Paul (10 July 2010). "New Catholic University opens". New Times (Rwanda). Kigali. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  8. ^ Ntambara, Paul (10 July 2010). "New Catholic University opens". New Times (Rwanda). Kigali. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  9. ^ Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri
  10. ^ Institut Superirieur Pedagogiqe de Gitwe
  11. ^ a b c Mutegi, Mugambi (28 December 2015). "Third Kenyan varsity to open Rwanda campus in 2016". The EastAfrican. Nairobi. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  12. ^ Editorial (March 2015). "Video: University of Kigali introduces post-graduate programmes". New Times (Rwanda). Kigali. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  13. ^ University of Technology and Arts of Byumba