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Top and Best Universities in Kenya

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The University of Nairobi

Kenya features 62 universities in the recently released Top 20 best Universities in Kenya. Of these only 10 have fallen in the rank this year with the majority of Kenyan Universities making significant improvements.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) is once again the top University in Kenya. The University has branch campuses in Kikuyu, Parkland, Lower Kabete Upper Kabete, chiromo and Kisumu.

The University of Nairobi offers courses and programmes in different fields leading to officially recognised certificates, diplomas, bachelors degrees, Masters degrees, and Doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

The University provisional of several academic and non academic facilities to the student’s needs like the modern libraries, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and or scholarships, study abroad and online courses. There are also exchange programmes and distant learning opportunities not excluding administrative resources.


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Kenyatta University

Kenyata University(KU) is another public Higher learning institution in Kenya. It comes second in position after the university of Nairobi. The University also has branch campuses in the following locations. Mombasa, kitui,Nakuru, Embu, Ruiru, Nyeri, Kiambu, Kericho and Dadaab.

Kenyatta University offers courses and and programmes in different fields leading to officially recognised certificates, diplomas, bachelors degrees, Masters degrees, and Doctorate degrees. KU also has modern housing, sports facilities, financial aids and or scholarships, study abroad and online courses. There are also exchange programmes and distant learning opportunities not excluding administrative resources.

Strathmore University

Strathmore University(SU) comes third in the Top ten Rankings. It is The top best business school in Kenya. A Catholic and a private University with particularly successful accounting programmes. There are different schools, faculties and institutes in Strathmore. Business school, School of Law, Accountancy, School of Graduate Studies, School of humanities and social Sciences, School of Computing and Engineering Sciences, Institute of Advanced Studies in International Criminal Justice. Strathmore University offers courses and programmes leading to officially recognised certificates, diplomas, bachelors degrees, Masters degrees and Doctorate degrees

Strathmore University has also the ability to incorporate students from 36 nationalities like Uganda China,Tanzania and Zimbabwe. It has numerous sports team, that are part of the Kenya National teams in fields like hockey, rugby, basketball, handball and chess games. The University offers scholarships schemes to the students.

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United States International University Africa

At number four is the United States International University (USIU). It is a high profit private higher institution of learning in Kenya. It becomes the second top best private University after Strathmore University. Established in 1989, USIU Africa offers courses and programmes leading to officially recognised certificates, diplomas, bachelors degrees, Masters degrees and Doctorate degrees. Apart from the financial aid and scholarships to study abroad, the international University offers exchange programmes, online courses and administrative services.

USIU Africa has membership and affiliation- Association of African Universities(AAU) Kenya Association of Private Universities( KAPU) Association of African Business Schools (AABS) Global Business School Net(GBSN)

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Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology becomes the top five University in Kenya Established in 1994, it is a public Higher Education Institution. It has branch campuses in the following locations: Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Nakuru, Kisii, Kitale and Arusha ( Tanzania)

JKUAT offers courses to officially recognised certificates, diplomas, bachelors degrees, Masters degrees and Doctorate degrees. As a public university, it also provides academic and non academic facilities and services to students including modern libraries, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and or scholarships.

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Egerton University

Egerton University(EU) is the number six in the too ranking. The 33 year old Kenyan Higher Learning Institution has a selective admission policy. (EU) offers courses. and programmes leading to officially recognised certificates, diplomas, bachelors degrees, Masters degrees and Doctorate degrees. Apart from the financial aid and scholarships to study abroad.

The academic structure of the institution ranges from The Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences , Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Education and Human Resources, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Environmental Studies and Resource Development. Apart from the financial aid and scholarships to study abroad, Egerton University offers exchange programmes, online courses and administrative services.

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Moi University

Established in 1984, Moi University is the fifth public university in Kenya. At position seven of the top Universities in Kenya, the learning institution. It is located in suburban Eldoret , Uasin Gishu. Moi University also just like other Universities, has branches in Kenya in the following regions: Eldoret West Campus, Nairobi, Kitale, Kericho, Odero Akang’o. Moi University offers offers courses and programmes leading to officially recognised certificates, diplomas, bachelors degrees, Masters degrees and Doctorate degrees. Apart from the financial aid and scholarships to study abroad.

Provides several academic and non academic facilities to the student’s needs like, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and or scholarships, study abroad and online courses. There are also exchange programmes and distant learning opportunities not excluding administrative resources.

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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2022 Millicent Okello

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