University of Nairobi: Ranking & Review

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Top 5%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate45%
Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment67,500
Academic CalendarSemesters


Local students$3,750$3,750
International students$3,750$3,750

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 namesUoN
MottoUnitate et Labore
In Unity and Work
AccreditationCommission for University Education, Kenya
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Academic structureCentre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
Centre for HIV Prevention and Research
Centre for Open and Distance Learning
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Institute for Development Studies
Institute of Anthropology-Gender and African Studies
Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies
Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology
Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases
Population Studies and Research Institute
School of Law
School of Medicine
School of Biological Sciences
School of Business
School of Computing and Informatics
School of Continuing and Distance Education
School of Dental Sciences
School of Economics
School of Education
School of Engineering
School of Journalism
School of Mathematics
School of Nursing Sciences
School of Pharmacy
School of Physical Sciences
School of The Arts and Design
School of The Built Environment
The Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies
Colorssky blue
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff7,500
Student/staff ratio9
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 30197
Nairobi, Nairobi, 00100
Urbanization levelUrban
City population5,545,000
Phone+254 (20) 318 262
Fax+254 (20) 212 644

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