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List of the Top 10 Best Universities in Kenya

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4icu.org, an education website that rates institutions of higher education across the world, has posted the top 10 best universities in Kenya.

List of the Top 10 Best Universities in Kenya

1.University of Nairobi

Top of the lot in the ranking of the institutions of higher learning is the University of Nairobi.

Founded in 1970, UoN is a public institution found in the urban environment of Nairobi City. This 49-year-old university has a scrupulous admission policy based on students’ past educational records and grades.

The admission rate range is 40-50% making this an averagely selective institution. Worldwide applicants are also eligible to apply for admission.

2. Kenyatta University

At number two is Kenyatta University, better known as KU, founded in 1985. The public institution is located in the suburban setting, along Thika Road in Kiambu.

KU possesses a population of over 45,000 undergraduates and also welcomes foreign applications.

3. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology famously known as JKUAT is listed number three in the country.

The school, which was established in 1994, is a non-profit government higher education institution found in the neighborhood of Juja.

Its entry rate range is 90-100% securing this higher education organization the most limited selective institution. Foreign applicants are also qualified to apply for admission.

4. Strathmore University

At number four is Strathmore University additionally recognized as Strath.

Established in 2002, the institution has an admittance rate span of 30-40% making this Kenyan higher learning organization a highly selective institution.

uniRank admission ranges 4,000-4,999 learners making Strathmore University a petite coeducational higher learning institution.

5. United States International University-Africa (USIU)

Nairobi-based United States International University-Africa (USIU) was placed fifth in the nation.

Founded in 1989, United States International University Africa is a private higher learning institution.

6. Mount Kenya University aka MKU

At number six is Mount Kenya University also referred to as MKU.

Established in 2008, Mount Kenya University is a private higher learning organization with its quarters in the town of Thika, Kiambu.

MKU administers courses and programs leading to formally approved higher learning degrees in bachelor degrees in different fields of study.

One of its well-known branches in the Parklands branch which administers a law degree.

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7. Egerton University

Egerton University was ranked number seven.

Established in 1987, Egerton University is a non-profit public higher learning institution found in the local setting of the town of Njoro.

This institution does not have a selective admittance policy and is well known for agriculture-related programs.

8. Moi University

At number eight is Moi University.

Founded in 1984, Moi University also has branch campuses in the subsequent location(s): Eldoret West Campus, Nairobi, Kitale, Kericho, Odero Akang’o (which is their school in Yala, Siaya county).

This 35-year-old higher-education school has a selective admission policy based on learners’ prior academic records and grades.

9. Technical University of Kenya

The university listed number nine in the nation is the Technical University of Kenya aka TUK.

Founded in 2007, TUK was previously known as the Kenyan National Polytechnic and is positioned along Haile Selassie Avenue in Nairobi.

The school is formally accredited and/or approved by the Commission for University Education, Kenya.

Technical University of Kenya
Technical University of Kenya

10. Catholic University of Eastern Africa

At number ten is the Catholic University of Eastern Africa famously known as CUEA.

Established in 1989, the Catholic University of Eastern Africa is a non-profit private higher learning school positioned along Magadi road.

Those are the top 10 best universities in Kenya.

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