Established in 1989, Mbarara University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Mbarara (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The National Council for Higher Education, Uganda, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Ugandan higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.