Davis College Rwanda

At Davis College, we enroll students who are passionate and motivated to build exciting careers and assume leadership positions in their workplaces and communities. Davis College has an active campus life that offers opportunities for professional and personal growth. Students join clubs, compete in startup competitions, and run for student government. Off campus, they complete internships, participate in conferences, and volunteer in their communities.

Akilah Rwanda

Our campus for female leaders, Akilah, opened in Rwanda in 2010. Akilah’s graduates have launched careers in finance, clean energy, eco-tourism, agribusiness, conservation, technology, and more. The Akilah experience combines the Davis academic model with an intensive focus on women’s leadership.

Evaluation Criteria

English Fluency

In order to assess your listening, reading, writing, and grammatical skills, you will be asked to complete a series of oral and written assessments. Davis is an English-only campus, and fluency in English is necessary to be successful.

Academic Excellence

We will review each applicant's national exam results to ensure that you have met our minimum standard for the national exams (dependent on combination type and the year the national exam was taken).

Application Checklist

  • Application Form (Mandatory)

  • National Exam Results* (Mandatory) 

  • *Applicants must obtain at least two principal passes (grade E or above) in two principal subjects.

  • Successful completion of English assessment and interview

  • National ID (or passport for international applicants)

Our Programs

Business Management & Entrepreneurship

The Business Management and Entrepreneurship program cultivates the entrepreneurial skills and mindsets of learners, and also provides an in-depth understanding of business management over two years.  Both inside and outside of the classroom (through rigorous internships), learners acquire key technical skills enabling them to launch their own ventures or to valuably support the growth of existing businesses. 

Information Systems

Our Information Systems diploma empowers and equips future technology leaders with highly sought after skills in Software Engineering, Mobile Application Development, Business Intelligence, Database Administration, Networking, and System Analysis. Responding to the needs of the private sector, Akilah graduates obtain programming skills in multiple languages like Java, Python, PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Additionally, our graduates compete favourably for positions requiring server administration, such as: user management, server management, computer security, backup and storage management, troubleshooting, etc. Finally, regarding hardware maintenance and computer networking, students acquire Cisco IT essential and Networking Associate certifications improving their qualifications in the workforce.

Hospitality Management (Only at Akilah Rwanda)

Designed in collaboration with Rwandan tourism and hospitality professionals and leaders, this competency-based program consists of a variety of courses focused on key sectors of the Rwandan and regional tourism industry to include: hotel and lodging, food and beverage, MICE, and travel and tourism. Graduates possess the practical, hands-on skills demanded by the industry and gain this experience via rigorous career internships. 


Davis College Hong Kong

Our first Davis College campus in Asia will open in 2020 in Hong Kong. Our application will open in January 2020.

Courses in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Students in Hong Kong can take short courses in entrepreneurship and innovation, and collaborate with industry leaders to develop the skills and knowledge to launch careers across a diversity of industries.

Bachelor’s degrees

Davis College degrees in entrepreneurship, computer science, and business management will launch in 2021.