Catholic University Institute of Buea (CUIB)

The Growth Mindset Entrepreneurial University

Start Application


Start New Application Now
Continue an Application

Dear applicant, thank you for being interested to study at the Catholic University Institute of Buea. The 2019/2020 Admission Season is now OPEN. Application is done online, in three basic steps. Application can be done on a regular Personal Computer, a Mobile Phone, a Tablet, or any computing device which supports Internet.

Undergraduate Applicant must have passed in at least Four (4) subjects at the GCE Ordinary Level or Probatoire and in addition at least Two (2) subjects at the GCE Advanced Level or Passed in Baccalaureate (General or Technical). Other certificates recognized by MINESUP will also be considered.

Post Graduate Applicant must have obtained a Bachelor's Degree or its equivalence from an accredited University or Higher Institution of Learning.

If you experience any technical issue during application, send an email to Specify the error message clearly, and possibly upload a screenshot of the error page.

To complete an application on our platform you must fill a Signup Form. This entails filling in your Personal Biodata, Contact Information and Login Information. This helps for easier followup, and also to help us maintain sessions, when you will be completing your application. Applicants can log In and Out of the system as many times as they may choose.

On the start page you will use the [Create an Account] link to start the signup process. If you already signed up, you will provide your Login Credentials, and then click the [LOGIN] button. If you forget your password, you can also recover it, by using the [Forget Password] link next to the [LOGIN] button.

Note that when signing up, you must provide the correct information because part of this information will be used to constitute your final application file. You may not be able to change certain information after the signup process. Ensure you have a valid telephone number when you signup.

After creating an account, you will be expected to make a non-refundable applicant processing fee of 15,000 FCFA for an Undergraduate Applicant and 25,000FCFA for a Postgraduate Applicant, to permit you proceed with the application process. You can login at any time to make payment or register payment details. There are three (3) main ways of paying your application processing fee: Online MTN Mobile Money, Online Visa/Mastercard Payment and Offline Bank Payment via one of our University Bank Accounts (Ecobank, SGC, NFC or BICEC). Click HERE to view account details of our banks.

MTN Mobile Money Payment

We strongly recommend that the applicant uses our online MTN Mobile Money option for payments. This will permit him/her to get instant account activation to enable them complete their applications. You are required to have your mobile phone close by to authorize a Mobile Money transaction.

If you do not have a Mobile Money account, you could always use that of any Mobile Money Sale Point agent or a relative or simply register for a Mobile Money Account from a nearby MTN Service Center. Simply open the application website on a mobile phone or computer, and supply the Mobile Money telephone number. Please you will be expected to follow the instructions keenly during the Mobile Money process.

If your mobile money account is charged, but the transaction on the Online Application Platform fails, DO NOT REPEAT the Payment. Simply contact us on the number (+237) 650 330 200 or email to, providing us with the MTN Mobile Money Transaction ID, and your Username created on the platform.

Visa or Mastercard Payment

We also support the international and most widely used payment methods: Visa cards and Mastercards payments. If you own one of such cards, you can equally use to effect payments. You may have to incur a minimal transfer charge with this method. If you pay using this method, your account will be automatically activated permitting you to continue with the last step of the application.

To use this method, you will need your Card Number, expiry date and security code to effect the transaction. Click on the appropriate icon: Visa or Mastercard when completing your payment. Remember that if you have a 3D secured credit or debit card, then you will need to validate the payment with SMS (or other secured means) before the transaction will complete. Remember that you must very fast when carrying out you transaction so that your session does not expire.

If your card is charged, and your transaction does not go through, please do not repeat the transaction. Simple write to us via email on

Bank Payment

Pay 15,000 FCFA (Undergraduate Applicant) or 25,000 FCFA (Postgraduate Applicant) into one of the University's account with Ecobank, BICEC, SGC, or NFC, scan or snap the receipt and upload on the online application platform. Your transaction will be verified within 72h (3 business days). Once this is done, you will receive an SMS or/and Email with instructions to proceed with your application whenever you login.

This is the final step of your application. Here you will be expected to enter the program you intend to study (you will select a First, Second and Third Choice to increase your selection opportunities).

Other information will be providing which includes your educational qualifications; and your subjects obtained in secondary school.

Internal/External Transfer Students

For Internal (within CUIB) or External (other University) student transfers, you will need to upload a scanned transcript or relevant document during the process. Equally send an email to with attachments of any other available supporting documents: Admission Letter, School attendance, Result Slip, transcript, etc. The subject of the email should be: TRANSFER STUDENT:(Your Full Name)

For all applicants, your sponsor's contact will be required followed by the final submission of the application, to complete the application process. You will see a screen prompting that you have successfully completed the process. Once completed we will get back to you within 5 working days with the results from the selection committee. Always feel free to contact us at any time for enquiries or issues related to your application.