Fees and payment

Virtual University of Uganda
Fee Settlement Policy
as per April 1st 2017

All payments by students should be made either by e-banking or deposited at Bank of Africa, Jinja Road, Kampala, Uganda or Kenya Commercial Bank, Kampala, Uganda
Tuition settlement policy
To be eligible for registration to any course at the Virtual University of Uganda (VUU), the student should:
1. Sent in an application to be downloaded from the website of VUU
2. Sit and pass the Graduate Admission Test (GAT)
3. Pass the selection process
4. Have received an offer to study at VUU
5. Pay the non-refundable Administration Fee

Administration / Admission Fee
All students pay a fee of 200.000/= (two hundred thousand) shillings, equivalent to USD 80 or Euro 70.
This non-refundable fee is paid prior to admission and covers the application form, admission test, exam fees, transcripts, and certificates.

Fees
(Registry fees are adjusted from time to time with the approval of Governing Council)

Acceptance fee, non-refundable: UGX200,000/=, US$ 80, Euro 70
Fees per module for ID and PH for EAC citizens: UGX730,000/=, US$ 200, Euro 190
Fees per module for ID and PH for non-EAC citizens: US$ 300, Euro 280
Fees per module for ICT4D and eMBA for EAC citizens: UGX 830,000/=, US$ 230, Euro 215
Fees per module for ICT4D and eMBA for non-EAC citizens : US$ 350, Euro 300

Late Fee Clearance of fees: UGX, 70,000/=, US$ 20, Euro 18
Special examination: UGX70,000/=, US$ 20, Euro 18
Supplementary examination: UGX 50,000/=, US$ 15, Euro 13

Research Paper for PGD fee: IGX 750,000/=, US$ 205, Euro 190
EMBA Practicum fee: UGX 500,000/=, US$ 140, Euro 130
Masters Dissertation fee: UGX 1,500,000/=, US$ 410, Euro 385

Re-issuing documents
Transcript (Certificate): UGX 30,000/=, US$ 8, Euro 7
Transcript (Diploma): UGX 35,000/=, US$ 10, Euro 9
Transcript Master's: UGX 100,000/=, US$ 30, Euro 25
Result letter: UGX 20,000/=, US$ 5, Euro 4
Diploma/Degree Certificate: UGX 70,00/=, US$ 20, Euro 18
Certifying documents per page: UGX 7,500/=, US$ 2, Euro 1

Late submission and re-submission of Dissertations)
Master's resubmission: UGX 1,000,000/=, US$ 300, Euro 255
Master's late submission: UGX 1,000,000/=, US$ 300, Euro 255

*EAC means East Africa Community.

The taught courses can be completed in two calendar years; the dissertation takes a further six months to complete.

Additional information about fees
All payments by students should be made either by e-banking or deposited at Bank of Africa, Jinja Road, Kampala, Uganda or Kenya Commercial Bank, Kampala, Uganda

VUU Bank Accounts
Bank of Africa (U) Limited, Jinja Road, P.O. Box 2750, Kampala – Uganda
Account name: Virtual University of Uganda
Account number: UGX: 03577770000; USD: 03577770013; Euro: 03577770025
SWIFT Code: AFRIUGKA

or Kenya Commercial Bank (U) Limited
6th Street Kampala - Uganda
Account name: Virtual University of Uganda
Account number: UGX: 2203014741; USD: 2203014768
SWIFT Code: KCBLUGKA

NOTE: All payments made carry a bank fee as follows: for Uganda Shillings, 2500 UGX for each bank transaction, for USD, 12 USD for each bank transaction and for Euro, 9 Euro for each bank transaction. So be careful not to make too small payments as the bank charges increase when payment decreases.
Remember that you are responsible for all bank charges.

Non-payment of fees on the set date, a fine of 70.000/= (seventy thousand shillings), or USD 25 or Euro 20, shall be added to the scheduled fee.
To the best student completing the GAT test at one given session, the university offers the first module free. To the best student completing a module, the university offers the next module free. Failure to abide by the deadlines for settlement of fees shall result in the automatic shut down of the Moodle account.

Installment schedule
For students originating from the East African Community* a monthly installment of 365.000/= or 415,000/= depending on the programme UGX, has to be paid at the beginning of each month and per module. Payment should be made to one of the above banks either through e-banking or
direct transfer not later than the 5th of each month.
For students originating outside the East African Community a monthly installment of USD 150 or 175 or Euro 140 or 150, depending on the course taken, has to be paid at the beginning of each month and per module. Payment should be made to the above bank either through e-banking or direct transfer not later than the 5th of each month.
NOTE:
– Non-payment of fees on the set date, a fine of 70.000/= (seventy thousand shillings), or USD 25 or Euro 20, shall be added to the scheduled fee. Every student can consult his/her statement of account at www.virtualuni.ac.ug on the student information page.
– To the best student completing the GAT test at one given session, the university offers a free first module.
– To the best student completing a module, the university offers one free next module.
Failure to abide by the deadlines for settlement of fees shall result in the automatic shut down of the Moodle account.
* Note: - This Fee Settlement Policy may be reviewed from time to time.
- All fees for Ugandans and citizens originating from the East African Community are equal at the request of the Ministers of the EAC.

Download the bank payment slip
Use this form if you are an EAC citizen via Bank of Africa.
Use this form if you are an EAC citizen via Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB).
Use this form if you are not an EAC citizen and wish to pay in EUR.
Use this form if you are not an EAC citizen and wish to pay in USD via Bank of Africa.
Use this form if you are not an EAC citizen and wish to pay in USD via Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB).

Payment instructions
Download the appropriate bank payment slip, fill it in carefully, then submit the completed form to your bank. Be sure to have all three parts (A,B,C) stamped by the bank. The bank will keep part (A). You must keep parts (B) and (C). Part (B) must be submitted to us (VUU) in order to complete the payment process. You should scan this and send it by email.

If you have any questions about fees or payments that are not answered here, please contact us.


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