Busitema University is the fifth public Universities in Uganda, established by Statutory Instrument No. 22, 2007 enacted by Parliament on 10th May 2007. The University is located at Busitema, along Jinja-Tororo highway, 25kms southwest of Tororo Municipality and has three other campuses at Nagongera, Arapai, and Namasagali.
The University holds a pivotal and challenging responsibility as the only public University in the Eastern region to play a major role in its development and offers over 16 programmes at both degree and diploma level under the following four faculties:
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science and Education
Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Sciences