Public universities in Uganda are funded by the government through the ministry of education. The government subsidizes the cost of education making it cheaper than the private universities.
Public universities in Uganda also admit privately sponsored students who pay all educational costs by themselves.
There are Eight public universities in Uganda.
- Busitema University
- Gulu University
- Kyambogo University
- Makerere University
- Metropolitan University Business School
- Mbarara University of Science & Technology
- Muni University
- Soroti University of Science and Technology