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Universities In Kenya

Universities In Kenya

Below is the list of public universities that have been fully accredited as of 30th June 2013.

  1. University of Nairobi (UoN) – established 1970 and chartered 2013
  2. Moi University (MU) – established 1984 and chartered 2013
  3. Kenyatta University (KU) – established 1985 and chartered 2013
  4. Egerton University (EU) – established 1987 and chartered 2013
  5. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) – established 1994 and chartered 2013
  6. Maseno University (MSU) – established 2001 and chartered 2013
  7. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) – established 2007 and chartered 2013
  8. Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DKUT) – 2012
  9. Chuka University (CU) – 2013
  10. Technical University of Kenya (TUK) – 2013
  11. Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) – 2013
  12. Pwani University (PU) – 2013
  13. Kisii University (EU) – 2013
  14. University of Eldoret – 2013
  15. Maasai Mara University – 2013
  16. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology – 2013
  17. Laikipia University – 2013
  18. South Eastern Kenya University – 2013
  19. Meru University of Science and Technology – 2013
  20. Multimedia University of Kenya – 2013
  21. University of Kabianga – 2013
  22. Karatina University – 2013

Public University Constituent Colleges

These are established by a Legal Order upon satisfying set minimum standards by the Commission for University Education. These are:

  1. Murang’a University College (JKUAT) – 2011
  2. Machakos University College (UoN) – 2011
  3. The Co-operative University College of Kenya (JKUAT) – 2011
  4. Embu University College (UoN) – 2011
  5. Kirinyaga University College (KU) – 2011
  6. Rongo University College (MU) – 2011
  7. Kibabii Universtity (KIBU) – 2011
  8. Garissa University College (EU) – 2011
  9. Taita Taveta University College (JKUAT) – 2011

Chartered Private Universities

These are universities that have met the set standards for full university accreditation status.

  1. University of Eastern Africa, Baraton – 1991
  2. Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) – 1992
  3. Scott Theological College – 1992
  4. Daystar University – 1994
  5. United States International University – 1999
  6. Africa Nazarene University – 2002
  7. Kenya Methodist University – 2006
  8. Paul’s University – 2007
  9. Pan Africa Christian University – 2008
  10. Strathmore University – 2008
  11. Kabarak University – 2008
  12. Mount Kenya University – 2011
  13. Africa International University – 2011
  14. Kenya Highlands Evangelical University – 2011
  15. Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) – 2012
  16. KCA University, 2013
  17. Adventist University of Africa, 2013

Private University Constituent Colleges

  1. Hekima University College (CUEA)
  2. Tangaza University College (CUEA)
  3. Marist International University College (CUEA)
  4. Regina Pacis University College (CUEA)
  5. Uzima University College (CUEA)

Private Universities with Letter of Interim Authority (LIA)

The universities operating with Letters of Interim Authority (LIA) from CUE receive guidance and direction to continue developing resources and facilities towards full university accreditation (Award of Charter)/status. They are allowed to admit students for the approved programmes. Theuniversities in these categories are:

  1. Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology -2002
  2. Aga Khan University – 2002
  3. Gretsa University – 2006
  4. UMMA University – 2013
  5. Presbyterian University of East Africa – 2008
  6. Adventist University – 2009
  7. Inoorero University – 2009
  8. The East African University – 2010
  9. GENCO University – 2010
  10. Management University of Africa
  11. Riara University
  12. Pioneer International University