5 Best universities for Economics in Nairobi

Below is the list of best universities in Nairobi ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 18.8K citations received by 1.97K academic papers made by 5 universities in Nairobi was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Nairobi

For Economics

#1 in Kenya
#14 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

2. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

For Economics

#2 in Kenya
#33 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1994

3. Kenyatta University

For Economics

#3 in Kenya
#45 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1985

4. Strathmore University

For Economics

#6 in Kenya
#108 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
5,047
Male:Female
50:50
Founded
2002

5. Catholic University of Eastern Africa

For Economics

#8 in Kenya
#151 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1984

Universities for Economics near Nairobi

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University
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City
263 Moi University 4
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Eldoret
506 Makerere University 1
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Kampala
626 Sokoine University of Agriculture 2
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Morogoro
666 University of Dar es Salaam 1
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Dar es Salaam
1169 Addis Ababa University 1
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Addis Ababa
1576 University of Malawi 1
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Zomba
1825 University of Zambia 1
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Lusaka
1940 University of Zimbabwe 1
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Harare
2547 King AbdulAziz University 3
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Jeddah
2626 University of Limpopo 13
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Mankweng