8 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Nairobi

Below is the list of best universities in Nairobi ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 85.4K citations received by 4.76K academic papers made by 8 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 Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

2. Kenyatta University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

3. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#4 in Kenya
#50 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1994

4. Catholic University of Eastern Africa

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#7 in Kenya
#125 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1984

5. Strathmore University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

6. Technical University of Kenya

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#10 in Kenya
#182 in Africa
Founded
2007

7. Daystar University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#14 in Kenya
#224 in Africa
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1989

8. Africa International University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#16 in Kenya
#237 in Africa
Founded
2011

Universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences near Nairobi

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
263 Moi University 2
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Eldoret
506 Makerere University 1
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Kampala
626 Sokoine University of Agriculture 3
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Morogoro
666 University of Dar es Salaam 1
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Dar es Salaam
672 Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences 2
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Dar es Salaam
689 Mbarara University of Science and Technology 2
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Mbarara
947 Hawassa University 6
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Awasa
998 Jimma University 3
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Jimma
1169 Addis Ababa University 1
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Addis Ababa
1324 Haramaya University 5
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Haramaya