Kenyatta University

Kenyatta University Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 2277

University Overview

Kenyatta University ranking, which was founded in 1985, is a non-profit public higher-education school located in Nairobi’s suburbs (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Mombasa, Kitui, Nakuru, Embu, Ruiru, Nyeri, Kiambu, Kericho, and Dadaab are among locations where this institution maintains a branch campus. Kenyatta University ranking (KU) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Commission for University Education of Kenya. Kenyatta University (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 35-year-old Kenyan university has a strict admissions procedure based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an admittance rate of 90-100 percent, this Kenyan higher education school is one of the least selective in the country. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. KU additionally offers 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 to students.

Kenyatta University Ranking

University Identity

Name Kenyatta University
Acronym KU
Founded 1985
Motto Transforming Higher Education, Enhancing Lives

University Location

Address PO Box 43844 Nairobi 00100 Nairobi Kenya
Tel +254 (20) 870 3000
Fax +254
Other locations Mombasa, Kitui, Nakuru, Embu, Ruiru, Nyeri, Kiambu, Kericho, Dadaab

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

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 90-100%
Admission Office Registrar Academic. Kenyatta University Nairobi 00100 (20) 870 3200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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