Kenyatta University: Ranking & Review

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Nairobi Rank Kenya Rank World Rank
2 2 2503
Top 15%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate95%
Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment67,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$1,750$1,750
International students$1,750$1,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++++
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++

General info

Alternative namesKU
MottoTransforming Higher Education, Enhancing Lives
AccreditationCommission for University Education, Kenya
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Academic structureSchool of Agriculture and Enterprise Development
School of Applied Human Sciences
School of Architecture and the Built Environment
School of Business
School of Creative Arts-Film and Media Studies
Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning
School of Economics
School of Engineering and Technology
School of Environmental Studies
School of Education
Graduate School
School of Hospitality and Tourism
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
School of Law
School of Medicine
School of Pure and Applied Sciences
School of Public Health
School of Security-Diplomacy and Peace Studies
School of Visual and Performing Arts
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff3,250
Student/staff ratio21
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 43844
Nairobi, Nairobi, 00100
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+254 (20) 870 3000

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