Rwanda’s education system is based on a 6-3-3-4 system where a kid will undertake a six-year study for elementary education, three-year junior secondary school, three-year senior level of senior secondary education, and a four-year program for higher education in the university (USA Study Abroad). Its education system is ranked number 120 globally, making it one of the best for its students and those who study in other countries in Africa. The country has some of the best universities for its students and will prepare them for further studies within the country and abroad. Some of the best universities in the country are located in Kigali, its capital, and include the University of Rwanda, University of Kigali, University of Libre de Kigali, and an unending list.
Rwanda has fourteen universities that offer study programs offering more than one hundred bachelor’s programs and more than fifty master’s programs to offer. According to the United States Study Abroad, about 139 students during the 2019-2020 academic year went to study in Rwanda for academic credit. Some Rwandan students went to study in other countries abroad. KT Press notes that in the 2019/2020 academic year, about 1444 students from Rwanda were hosted in the United States’ universities. The number shows an increase in the number of Rwanda compared to the mid-sixties when only two individuals studied in the United States.