Makerere University Undergraduate Admissions 2023

Makerere University Undergraduate Admissions 2023-2024

Makerere University Undergraduate Admissions 2023- see details below to apply…

Applications for admission to Undergraduate Programmes 2023-2024

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, S. Sudan and international applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2023-2024 Academic year.

Before you proceed to application, click on the links below for information:

1 Makerere University Courses Offered

2 Makerere University Cut Off Points

3 Makerere University Fees Structure

4 Makerere University Admission Requirements

5 Makerere University Joining Instructions

6 Makerere University Weighting System

Each applicant should:


  1. have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five passes, or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Advanced Level (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. (For day programmes only candidates who sat A’ level in 2018, 2017 and 2016 are eligible to apply. For evening, afternoon, and external programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A’level. (Detailed weighting system for programmes to be offered by Makerere University for the 2023-2024 Academic Year can be viewed on the undergraduate admissions office noticeboard or Makerere University website;


  1. hold at least a Second Class/Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma or otherwise as specified in the Diploma Holders’ Requirements from a recognised chartered institution, relevant to the programme applied for. Certified copies of Academic Transcripts and certificates (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding institutions and one passport size photography must be submitted to Office 315 Level three (3) Senate Building after applying online. (Details of the Diploma Holders’ admission requirements for the 2023-2024 academic year can be viewed on the notice board of the undergraduate Admissions Office or on Makerere University website:


(c) be a graduate from a recognised chartered university. Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates (not photocopies of Certified copies) from the awarding institutions and one passport size photography must be submitted to office 315, Level three (3) Senate Building after applying online.

Check Out Undergraduate Programmes Fees Structure for 2023-2024 

NB: Note that each student shall be required to pay non-refundable functional fees in addition to

The tution fees as follows:

1. Makerere university (functional fees)(tuition fees per semester in UGX)

Ugandans, East Africans and S. Sudan internationals

(a) Semester one Shs.860,954/= Shs.1,516,253

(b) Semester two Shs.132,250/= Shs.132,250

  1. ) National Council For Higher Education fees (per year) shs.20,000/= (ALL STUDENTS)

Nb: Internship/field attachment fee of Shs.100,000/= per Semester is payable in Year I, Semester I and II for administrative costs.

2. Makerere university business school (functional fees)

  1. Semester one and two (paid once) shs.761,900/= usd.596
  2. National Council for Higher Education fees (per year) shs.20,000/=

3. Makerere university business school (up country study centres) – functional fees

(a) Semester I and II shs.761,900/= USD 596

  1. National Council For Higher Education Fees (per year) shs.20,000/=

How to apply

(i) (a) application is online for all applicants but diploma/degree holders and internationals will have to submit certified copies of their transcripts and certificates and a passport size photograph to Office 315, Level 3, Senate Building.

(b)Other relevant information can be obtained from undergraduate admissions office, Office 315, Level 3, Senate Building, Makerere University


ii) Non-refundable Application Fee of Shs.50,000/= for Ugandans, East African and S. Sudan applicants or $75 or equivalent for Internationals, UGX.281,250= plus bank charge of ugx2,750/= should be paid from the following banks:







(iii) Candidates who hold grades X, Y, Z, 7 AND 9 OF ‘O’LEVEL results should not apply because they are not eligible for admission.


Diploma Holder applicants who hold class three (3) Diploma certificates or pass diplomas are not eligible for admission and therefore should not apply, except where stated in the diploma holders requirements.

Makerere University Online Application Portal User Guide

1Applicants should access the Institution’s Admissions URL

Signup using full name, e-mail and Mobile No. Please note that your name must be similar to the one on your supporting academic documents for your application to be considered valid. If you changed your names please go to Senate Building Office 301 with an affidavit supporting the name change.

3 A password will be sent to both your e-mail and mobile number.

4 The system will prompt you to change the password to the one you can easily remember.

5 To fill a form the applicant clicks on the APPLY NOW button displayed on the running scheme..

6 Obtain a payment advice slip by clicking on “Pay for Form” button

7 Make a payment at any of the following Banks:

(a) Stanbic Bank

(b) Post Bank

(c) Centenary Bank

(d) DFCU Bank

(e ) UBA Bank


1. Dail *272*6# on either Mtn or Airtel

2. Select option 3-Admission

3. Select option 3-Pay Fees

4. Enter reference number obtained from Application portal

5. Details of Application form will be confirmed

6. Enter PIN to confirm payment

7. Enter PIN to confirm payment

THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING WILL BE Makerere University Application Deadline.


(i)Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission. The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.

(ii) Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office. Those who buy them do so at their own risk.

(iii) The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agents to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.

(iv)The University has made arrangements to assist applicants who may need help to be able to apply online at Senate Building and Senior Common Room (Main Building)





1 Makerere University Government Sponsorship Admissions 2023-2024

2 Makerere University Readvert Admissions 2023-2024

3 Makerere University Undergraduate Admission 2023-2024

4 Makerere University Postgraduate Admission 2023-2024

5 Makerere University Diploma Entry Scheme Admission 2023-2024

6 Makerere University Private Sponsorship Admission 2023-2024

7 Makerere University Re-advertised Undergraduate Admission 2023-2024

8 Makerere University Direct Entry Scheme Admission 2023-2024

9 Makerere University Bachelor of Laws Admission 2023-2024

10 Makerere University Business School Admission 2023-2024

11 Makerere University Business School Online Application

12 Makerere University Law School Admissions 2023-2024

13 Makerere University College of Health Sciences Admissions 2023-2024

14 Makerere University Application Deadline

15 Makerere University Application Form

16 Makerere University Online Application

17 Makerere University Online Application Deadline

18 Makerere University Admission Lists

19 Makerere University Courses Offered

20 Makerere University Cut Off Points

21 Makerere University Fees Structure

22 Makerere University Admission Requirements

23 Makerere University Joining Instructions

24 Makerere University Weighting System

25 Makerere University Bachelor of Law Pre Entry Exams

26 Makerere University Business School Courses

27 Makerere University Business School Fees Structure

28 Makerere University Anthem Lyrics

29 Makerere University Students Portal

30 Makerere University Opening Date

31 Makerere University Academic Calendar

32 Makerere University Important Dates

33 Makerere University Contact Address

34 Makerere University Business School Arua Campus

35 Makerere University Business School Jinja Campus

36 Makerere University Business School Mbale Campus

37 Makerere University Business School Mbarara Campus

38 Makerere University Business School Academic Calendar

39 Makerere University Business School Students Portal

40 Makerere University Business School Elearning Portal

41 Makerere University Mature Age Entry Scheme Examinations

42 Makerere University Business School Contact Address

43 Makerere University Colleges

44 Makerere University DRGT

25 thoughts on “Makerere University Undergraduate Admissions 2023

  1. Namboowa racheal

    I. Want to apply at makerere university of business


    I would like my daughter to apply online for Arts course.
    Specify the dates for both gov’t and private admission applications.
    Soliciting for your quick response.

  3. Igiraneza Harriet

    I want to pay for my application form but the system is down. Please help me

  4. Igiraneza Harriet

    I want to pay for my application form but the system is down please help me

  5. Mukiibi Lawrence

    I can’t access the admission letters for the year 2020/2021

  6. Kairu Joel

    Please let me know when is the deadline for the online applications for undergraduates

  7. Wesswa George

    I want to apply to makerere University jinja campus for business I have to apply on the same page

  8. Bukenya jarudi

    I would like to know whether admissions of 2020/2021 are out yet

  9. Sserubiri Daniel

    im requesting for my provision letter to be sent to my email please

  10. Okello Mathew

    Can I still apply for undergraduate diploma course at makerere University for academic year 2021/2022

  11. Nasasira Shallon

    I would like to apply on diploma entry scheme for bachelor of library and information science for academic year 2021/2022. When can I apply?


    Kindly iam requesting for the details on the date for applying for mature age entry please !

  13. Lozira Amuchu

    I want to apply for tge next intake 2021/2022 academic year.

  14. Mugahid Ahmed

    i would like to apply for undergraduate study. I am an international student from Sudan. how to apply ? should i go to apply in person ? when the next intak will start ?

  15. Ainembabazi Margret Mercy

    what can i do if i misspelled my school name on the online application form of undergraduate direct entry scheme 2021-2022 yet application is now invalid at Makerere university


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