Gretsa University

Gretsa University Ranking

country rank: 56
world rank: 11964

University Overview

Gretsa University ranking, established in 2006, is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburbs of Thika, Kiambu, with a population of 50,000-249,999 people. Gretsa University ranking (GU), a coeducational Kenyan higher education institution officially recognized by the Commission for University Education of Kenya, is a relatively tiny (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution. Gretsa University (GU) offers a variety of courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), and bachelor degrees in a variety of fields. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Kenyan higher-education school, which is 14 years old, has a selective admission criteria that is based on students’ previous academic records and grades. The admission rate for this Kenyan higher education institution is 60-70 percent, making it a somewhat selective university. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at GU.

Gretsa University Ranking

University Identity

Name Gretsa University
Acronym GU
Founded 2006
Motto Education for the real world
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Opp Engen Petrol Station, Garissa Road; PO Box 3 Thika 01000 Kiambu Kenya
Tel +254 (67) 20040/1
Fax +254 (67) 21499

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) Not reported
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office PO BOX 3 - 0100 Thika 01000 (20) 2308997/8 (67) 20040/41

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)

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