UCU is owned by the Province of the Church of Uganda, and has campuses in Eastern, Western and Northern Uganda.
The University was born out of Bishop Tucker Theological College. The college was founded in 1913 in response to a growing need for pastors in the Church.
Uganda Christian University has all the necessities for an excellent education. It is recognised internationally and nationally. The Most Rev. Henry Luke Orombi, Archbishop of the Church of Uganda is Chancellor, and the Rt. Rev. Dr George Carey is our Patron.
Uganda Christian University is the first African affiliate member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities in the United States, and a member of the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion.
MottoAlpha and Omega: God the Beginning and the End
VisionA Centre of Excellence in the Heart of Africa
MissionUganda Christian University is dedicated, through teaching, scholarship, service, spiritual formation, student development and social involvement, to preparing students for thoughtful, productive lives of Christian faith and service in their respective professions and places.
Directions to UCU
From Kampala, take the Jinja Highway (which leads straight from the main Kampala road east). Mukono is 23 kilometres away. As you enter Mukono, indicate right as you drive over the first set of speed bumps, and you’ll see the sign for UCU. Drive up the hill for approximately a kilometre. The main campus entrance is on your left. For more information about Uganda Christian University click here: