United States International University Africa Rankings

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#7850 of 14,131 In the World
#372 of 1,104 In Africa
#30 of 63 In Kenya
#10 of 24 In Nairobi

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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate80%
Admissions RequirementsKenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), C+ and above.TOEFL score of 550 (213 computer based) Bachelor's Degree and either GRE (Arts) or GMAT (Business) for Graduate Programmes
Academic CalendarSeptember to August (September - December; January-April; May-August)
Full time employee100
Student:staff ratio62:1

We've calculated the 80% acceptance rate for United States International University 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.


Local studetns 94,800 per semester (KES)

United States International University Africa has financial aid programs and 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 United States International University 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 Yes TBD
Biology Yes Yes TBD
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry No No TBD
Computer Science Yes Yes TBD
Economics Yes Yes TBD
Engineering No No TBD
Environmental Science Yes TBD TBD
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes TBD
Mathematics Yes Yes TBD
Medicine No No TBD
Physics No No TBD
Psychology Yes Yes TBD
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Finance, Hotel and Restaurant, Information Technology, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Pharmacy, Psychology, Tourism
Master's Degree Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Psychology
Doctor's Degree Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Psychology

Notable alumni

  1. Vimal Shah

    Vimal Shah
    Born in
    Kenya Flag Kenya
    1960-.. (age 64)

    Vimal Shah is a businessman, entrepreneur, mentor and industrialist in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. He is the Chairman of Bidco Africa and is responsible for the company's growth into new markets and product Bidco is a business conglomerate involved in the manufacture of edible oil, detergents, soaps, margarine and baking powder. He is reported to be one of the wealthiest individuals in Kenya.

  2. Adelle Onyango

    Adelle Onyango
    Born in
    Kenya Flag Kenya
    1989-.. (age 35)

    Adelle Onyango is a Kenyan radio presenter, social activist and media personality. She was selected as one of 2017's BBC100 Women and one of OkayAfrica's Top Women of 2018.

  3. Ketty Nivyabandi

    Ketty Nivyabandi
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    1978-.. (age 46)
    journalistpoethuman rights activistwriter

    Ketty Nivyabandi is a Burundian poet and human rights activist living in exile in Canada.

  4. Dorothy Ooko

    Dorothy Ooko
    Born in
    Kenya Flag Kenya

    Dorothy Akinyi Ooko is a Kenyan activist and technology professional.

United States International University Africa faculties and divisions

School : Business Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Finance, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, International Business, Management, Marketing, Tourism
School : Humanities and Social Sciences Clinical Psychology, Criminal Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Psychology
School : Pharmacy and Health Sciences Health Sciences, Pharmacy
School : Science and Technology Communication Studies, Computer Science, Information Technology, Journalism

General information

Alternative names USIU-Africa
Founded 1989
Accreditation Commission for University Education (CUE); Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior Colleges and University Commission (WSCUC), USA
Motto Education to take you places
Colors blue, gold

Location and contacts

Address P. O. Box 14634
Nairobi, 00800
City population 5,545,000

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