Students who are interested in studying in the Congo will find reason information that will help them to navigate this country. From the official language to others languages routinely spoken throughout the country, to what to expect for a month-to-month rent living situation.
We will even cover what universities are currently open to the public and private institutions that are still open. There are a few universities that some students will find within their internet search that have closed down in the Congo. But we have the currently open universities list below.
Along with living costs, we have provided an annual tuition cost section that will detail a bit about what a student can expect to spend in tuition per academic year. There is an average cost along with a maximum amount that can be expected with more needed resources topics such as medical.
We always suggest that within the student’s study search, or where to study and at what university to look through each university website and utilize the contact information to gain more insight.
Universities in the Congo:
- Protestant University in the Congo
- University of Kinshasa
- University of Lubumbashi
- University of Kisangani
- University of Goma
- Kongo University
- University Shalom of Bunia
- University of Bandundu
- Catholic University of Bukavu
- University in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
- University of Mbuji Mayi
- Christian Bilingual University of Congo
- University of Kamina
- University of Kalemie
- University of Kikwit
- Cardinal Malula University
- Eben-Ezer University of Minembwe
- School in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
- William Booth University
- University of Kindu
- Faculty of Evangelical Theology of Boma
- National Institute of Arts, Kinshasa
- University of Kolwezi
- Lovanium University
- National University of Zaire
- Adventist University of Lukanga
- Loyola University of Congo
Annual Estimate Cost for Tuition
Now tuition fees in the Congo do change annually. However, in the last 5 years, there is a general estimate that is about $300 USD a year for public institutions. While for private higher education centers will charge around $650 USD for their annual tuition. Here are few estimates in different cities:
- Kisangani – $222
- Kananga – $1,000
- Mbanza-Ngungu – $610
- Uvira – $580
- Kalemie – $592
- Bukavu – $1,000
- Bunia – $500
- Butembo – $630
- Beni – $586
- Kikwit- $600
These are the estimates for annual tuition in these cities
Living Cost for Students
Most people may not know that living in the Congo, but the Congo has expenses that are at least 30% higher than the United States. An estimated cost for a single student is at least around $1,380 USD. That means that rent is quite higher here and necessity goods and clothing is higher in price. This is based on the import taxes associated with the ingredients that are imported into the Congo.
Main Languages Spoken Throughout the Congo
What main languages will be spoken throughout the Congo? There are four main languages spoken in the Congo that are Kituba (Kikongo), Lingala, Swahili, and Tshiluba. Other languages spoken in the Congo are French, Congolese, and some dialects derived from Latin are spoken throughout the country.