Discover everything you need to know about the admissions process and fees for studying at Makerere University, Uganda’s champion university.

Makerere University, located in Kampala, Uganda, is one of Africa’s oldest and best-known universities. Whether you’re looking to pursue a degree in law, engineering, business, or the arts, get an inside look at the admissions process and fees of studying at Makerere University.

How do I Apply?

Makerere University uses a variety of methods for admissions, including the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) results and international qualifications. Prospective students are encouraged to review their local admission requirements prior to applying. Applicants must fill out all relevant forms and submit them to the Admissions Office with all required documents, such as transcripts and test scores. An in-person interview may also be required for some programs, so please check your eligibility criteria carefully before submitting your application.


Makerere University online programs Step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

You will need

  1. A valid Email address – You MUST have access to this email address
  2. A valid Phone Number
  3. A stable Internet connection to complete your application form

How to create your account

  1. Visit
  2. Click on the REGISTER NOW Button from the Login Page; it will open a Register Page where you will fill the form with your details as they appear on your Academic Documents.
  3. During Registration, we will ask for your First NameLast NameOther NamesEmail addressTelephone Number and Gender.
  4. The Email address and Telephone Number MUST be unique.
  5. After Successful Registration, you will be redirected back to Login Page. An OTP will be sent to both your Email address and Phone Number.
  6. Check your Email and SMS for your login password. (For the Email option, please check the Spam folder as well)
  7. On the Login Page, choose either the LOGIN WITH EMAIL or LOGIN WITH PHONE option and enter your Email/Phone number and the OTP you received.
  8. Enter a new password. Please follow the rules on password creation as shown on the page and click Change Password when done. You will receive a confirmation that your password has been changed.

Makerere Payment & Fees Structure


Please note that applications open in Mid-May and close by the End of July each year.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Charles Sentongo
  Deputy Registrar (Undergraduate Admissions and Records) Room 303, Senate Building
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 534343
Fax: +256 414 534125/541771

OR (For International Students)

Martha Muwanguzi
International Office
33 Edge Road
Makerere University.
P.O. Box 7062,
Kampala, Uganda.