Catholic University of Eastern Africa: Statistics



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Position Category
#4672 of 14,131 In the World
#144 of 1,104 In Africa
#10 of 63 In Kenya
#6 of 24 In Nairobi
#1806 of 2,927 For Communications and Public Relations
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Acceptance rate

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate92%
Admissions RequirementsKenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE); Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education or equivalent
Academic CalendarAugust to April (August - December; January-April)

We've calculated the 92% acceptance rate for Catholic University of Eastern Africa based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Catholic University of Eastern Africa has published 548 scientific papers with 1,729 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Sociology, Political Science, Law, Medicine, Environmental Science, Business, Mathematics, Economics, and Philosophy.


Catholic University of Eastern Africa majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
480 / 1,368
365 / 954
Political Science
356 / 883
331 / 862
294 / 791
Environmental Science
276 / 1,141
267 / 738
256 / 426
252 / 567
215 / 634
205 / 443
205 / 337
Computer Science
199 / 574
Public Health
192 / 253
191 / 117
Geography and Cartography
170 / 729
156 / 703
140 / 782
140 / 380
Development Studies
132 / 296
130 / 230
125 / 408
120 / 179
120 / 662
114 / 405
106 / 370
101 / 447
96 / 277
Social Psychology
90 / 228
89 / 314
85 / 269
Health Science
84 / 175
Machine Learning
84 / 191
Quantum and Particle physics
83 / 252
Communications and Public Relations
83 / 436
Education Majors
83 / 157
Math Teachers
82 / 139
63 / 132
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
58 / 195
58 / 593

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2004 4 5
2005 2 1
2006 5 5
2007 6 8
2008 1 12
2009 4 14
2010 3 12
2011 9 34
2012 13 55
2013 19 87
2014 20 112
2015 17 103
2016 25 94
2017 33 103
2018 54 126
2019 59 160
2020 71 201
2021 91 243
2022 78 230
Academic rankings


Local studetns Undergraduate, 190,000 per annum; Postgraduate, 160,000 (KES)

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Anthropology, Banking, Biology, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Business Education, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Computer Science, Development Studies, E-Business/Commerce, Economics, English, Ethics, Finance, Geography (Human), History, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Leadership, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Pastoral Studies, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Religious Studies, Science Education, Social Work, Sociology, Swahili, Theology
Postgraduate Diploma Development Studies, Education, Management
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics, Bible, Business Administration, Canon Law, Curriculum, E-Business/Commerce, Educational Administration, Educational Research, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Statistics, Theology
Doctor's Degree Applied Mathematics, Bible, Canon Law, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Educational Research, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Mathematics, Pastoral Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Statistics, Theology

Notable alumni

  1. Uwem Akpan

    Uwem Akpan
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    1971-.. (age 52)

    Uwem Akpan listen is a Nigerian writer. He is the author of Say You're One of Them, a collection of five stories (each set in a different African country) published by Little, Brown & Company. The book inspired Angelique Kidjo to write the song "Agbalagba". It made the Best of the Year list at People magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and other places. The New York Times made it the Editor's Choice, and Entertainment Weekly listed it at #27 in their Best of the Decade. Say You're One of Them won the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Africa Region), the Open Book Prize, and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. A New York Times and Wall Street Journal #1 bestseller, it has been translated into 12 languages. It won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the PEN Open Book Award, and was picked by the Oprah Winfrey Book Club September 17, 2009, in Central Park. Two months later, Oprah interviewed Uwem in Chicago as part of her bookclub event with Anderson Cooper giving short commentaries on some of the African countries in Uwem's book. The interview was streamed live simultaneously from, Facebook and CNN.

  2. Awut Deng Acuil

    Awut Deng Acuil
    Born in
    South Sudan Flag South Sudan
    1962-.. (age 61)

    Awut Deng Acuil is a South Sudanese politician who presently serves as the minister in the Ministry of General Education and Instruction in the Revitalised Transitional Government of National Unity. She is the first female Minister of Education for South Sudan and was previously Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from August 2019 until March 2020.

Catholic University of Eastern Africa faculties and divisions

Campus : Gaba Campus Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Computer Science, Education, Mathematics, Pastoral Studies, Social Sciences
Campus : Kisumu Campus Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Centre : Social Justice and Ethics Administration, Leadership, Peace and Disarmament
Department/Division : Library and information Science Archiving, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Library Science
Faculty : Arts and Social Sciences Development Studies, English, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Swahili
Faculty : Commerce Accountancy, Banking, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Education Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Research, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Teacher Training
Faculty : Law International Law, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Science Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
Faculty : Theology Bible, Pastoral Studies, Theology
Institute : Canon Law Canon Law
Institute : Regional Integration and Development Development Studies, Economics, Government, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Political Sciences, Regional Studies
School : Graduate Studies Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Canon Law, Computer Science, Development Studies, Education, Ethics, Mathematics, Regional Studies, Social Sciences, Theology

General information

Alternative names CUEA
Founded 1984
Accreditation Commission for University Education (CUE)
Motto Consecrate them in the truth
Colors maroon, yellow

Location and contacts

Address PO Box 62157
Nairobi, 00200
City population 5,545,000

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