Kampala is the education hub of Uganda and it is where first class schools and institutions of higher learning are located. Some of them have headquarters in Kampala and then branches in the up country areas.
The universities in Kampala include; Makerere University Kampala, Kyambogo University, Kampala International University, Makerere University Business School, Nkumba University, Ndejje University, Mutesa Royal University, International University of East Africa, Cavendish University, Kampala University, Bugema University, St. Augustine International University, St. Lawrence University, Uganda Martyrs University, Victoria University and Virtual University of Uganda.
There are other institutions of higher learning including; Makerere Business Institute, Makerere Biz Tech, Makerere Institute for Social Development, Makerere Metropolitan Institute, Makerere Integrated Institute, Mulago Paramedical School, YMCA Wandegeya, Uganda Management Institute and Makerere Institute for Social Research.
Kampala city also has a range of secondary schools including; Kololo SS, Mengo SS, Makerere College School, Namirembe Hill Side, St. Mary’s Kisubi, St. Michael International School, Kawempe Muslim High School, Ahmdiya Muslim School, Kitante SS, Kibuli SS and Old Kampala SS
Kampala Parents School
Kampala also has International Primary Schools including; Acacia Classical Academy, Aga Khan Primary School, Ambrosoli International School, American International School Kampala, British School of Kampala, GEMS Cambridge International School, Heritage International School, International School of Uganda, Diplomatic School, Kampala International School Uganda and Rainbow International School Uganda. There are Ugandan traditional Primary Schools like Kampala Parents School, Buganda Road Primary School, Namirembe Parents Primary School, and City Parents School among others.
Kampala also has infant or pre-primary schools including; Aga Khan Nursery School, Dolphins International Preschool, Honey-Tree Montessori Pre-School, Lady Bird Day Care, Petals Child Center, Spring Dales, The Acorns School, The Ark International Pre-School, The English Pre-School, The Green Pine Pre-School and the Little Swans.