A Constituent College of St. Augustine University of Tanzania

"Education with virtues"

About CUCoM

Catholic University College of Mbeya (CUCoM), A Constituent College of St. Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) is a private higher learning institution, which is owned by the Catholic Bishops of Tanzania (Tanzania Episcopal Conference-TEC). Its main campus is located in Mwanza, a port city on the shores of Lake Victoria, in Northern Tanzania. Following its philosophy to reach and render educational services to marginalized societies at places where such people are found, it extended its Colleges and Centres in different parts of Tanzania, Mbeya Region being among them.

SAUT-Mbeya Centre was established on 25th September, 2002 by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) as per the Provisional Education Act No. 10 of 1995. It is run according to the University Act 2005, CAP 346 that was amended in 2013, Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and SAUT University Charter (2010). On July 09, 2020 TCU approved upgrading SAUT-Mbeya Centre into a new college with a new name of The Catholic University College of Mbeya (CUCoM), being a Constituent College of St. Augustine University of Tanzania and the ceremony of officially launching SAUT-Mbeya Centre into a new College took place on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 at the same SAUT-Mbeya main Campus. The College has two faculties to date, namely, the Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS). CUCoM invites all aspirants of higher education regardless of their religious affiliations, race, ethnicity, gender, disability, or caste.
CUCoM is located in Mbeya Region with two extensions. Extension “A” of the University College is located at the Mwanjelwa-Forest area, Plot Number 1737, Block “M”, while extension “B” is located at Nzovwe-New Forest Area, Plot Number 143, Block “R”, both in Mbeya City.
The Vision
To become a University that fosters holistic development of a person and respect for human dignity.
The Mission
To instil to students the spirit of commitment, responsibility, and values which foster skills development and knowledge acquisition to the national and international standards.
Core Values
  • • Excellence in social and professional life;
  • • Respect for human dignity;
  • • Quality service delivery;
  • • Innovation and creativity in all facets;
  • • Integrity;
  • • Equal opportunities in all aspects of life;
  • • Equity.