UPRECO Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1897 as a Bible school in 1891 by Presbyterian missionaries.  Became a school for preachers in 1962, accredited as a seminary in 1976, became a university in 1988 with the formation of the school of law.
  • Location: Ndesha, near Kananga, a large city in central Congo (DRC).  Ndesha is about 10 kilometers from Kananga, a province capitol of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Number of students (2007-2008 school year): 180
    • 100 men, 80 women
    • 60 students in Theology
    • 120 students in Law
  • Number of faculty:
    • 11 full-time professors (Theology)
    • 36 part-time lecturers (Theology)
    • 5 full-time assistant professors (Law)
Chilrens singing group at Ndesha Church Children's singing group at Ndesha Church, 2006
Looking towards one of the faculty houses Looking towards one of the faculty houses