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Enrolment in Higher Institution of Learning in 2011

Enrolment in Higher Institution of Learning in 2011

The liberalisation of the education sector has encouraged public private partnership in the education sector. Many private higher learning institutions have opened in Uganda resulting in the rapid increase in the of universities/tertiary institutions.  The new institutions of higher learning have introduced many demand driven courses leading to more students accessing higher education. The table below shows that 71.3 percent of the tertiary enrolment in 2011 was from universities. It further shows that more than half of those enrolled in the higher institutions in 2011 were males.

Institutions

Number of Institutions

Male

Female

Total

Universities

32

78817

61270

140096

Business Institutions

58

12260

12724

25084

NTC

7

4989

2853

7842

Health Institutions

21

3924

3564

7459

Management Institutions

12

2293

3179

5472

Technical Colleges

5

2914

336

3250

Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

3

1169

456

1625

Media Institutes

4

967

653

1620

Theology

111

1326

271

1597

Law Institute

1

500

300

800

Cooperative Colleges

2

204

144

448

Tourism institutions

3

137

89

226

Art Institutions

1

134

61

195

Aviation Institution

1

127

20

147

Meteorological Institution

1

15

24

39

Survey Institution

1

27

3

30

Others

1

452

188

640

Total

164

110255

86135

196570

Source: Statistical Abstract, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, 2012