Universities in Kenya

In Kenya there’re a number of universities and other institutions of higher learning, established under the Universities Act 2012, which provides for the development of university education, the establishment, accreditation and governance of universities.
Published on Apr 19, 2022 by CalebCategory Resources

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Universities in Kenya

Below is a list of Public (Government) and Private Universities in Kenya, together with their codes, locations and websites - incase you may need to know more about any of them.

PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

CODE

NAME

AREA

WEBSITE

UON University of Nairobi Nairobi https://uonbi.ac.ke/
MU Moi University Eldoret https://www.mu.ac.ke/
KU Kenyatta University Kiambu http://www.ku.ac.ke/
EU Egerton University Njoro https://www.egerton.ac.ke/
MSU Maseno University Maseno https://www.maseno.ac.ke/
JKUAT Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kiambu https://www.jkuat.ac.ke/
TUK Technical University of Kenya Nairobi https://tukenya.ac.ke/
TUM Technical University of Mombasa Mombasa https://www.tum.ac.ke/
MMUST Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Kakamega https://www.mmust.ac.ke/
DKUT Dedan Kimathi University of Technology Nyeri https://www.dkut.ac.ke/
CU Chuka University Chuka https://www.chuka.ac.ke/
LU Laikipia University Laikipia https://laikipia.ac.ke/
SEKU South Eastern Kenya University Kitui https://www.seku.ac.ke/
KSU Kisii University Kisii https://kisiiuniversity.ac.ke/
MMU Multimedia University of Kenya Nairobi https://www.mmu.ac.ke/
UOK University of Kabianga Kericho http://kabianga.ac.ke/ 
KARY Karatina University Karatina https://karu.ac.ke/
MUST Meru University of Science and Technology Meru https://www.must.ac.ke/
KYU Kirinyaga University Kerugoya https://www.kyu.ac.ke/
PU Pwani University Kilifi https://www.pu.ac.ke/
MUT Murang’a University of Technology Murang’a https://www.mut.ac.ke/
MCKU Machakos University Machakos https://www.mksu.ac.ke/
UOE University of Eldoret Eldoret https://www.uoeld.ac.ke/
KBBU Kibabii University Bungoma https://kibu.ac.ke/
MMARAU Maasai Mara University Narok https://www.mmarau.ac.ke/
COPUK The Co-operative University of Kenya Nairobi https://www.cuk.ac.ke/
GU Garissa University Garissa https://www.gau.ac.ke/
LU Laikipia University Nyahururu https://laikipia.ac.ke/
RNU Rongo University Rongo https://www.rongovarsity.ac.ke/
TTU Taita Taveta University Voi https://www.ttu.ac.ke/
UOEM University of Embu Embu https://embuni.ac.ke/

PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES

CODE

NAME

AREA

WEBSITE

KAGEU KAG East University Nairobi https://east.ac.ke/
MKU Mount Kenya University Thika https://www.mku.ac.ke/
UUC Uzima University College Kisumu https://uzimauniversity.ac.ke/
BARA University of Eastern Africa, Baraton Eldoret https://ueab.ac.ke/
DAYSTAR Daystar University Nairobi https://www.daystar.ac.ke/
ANU Africa Nazarene University Nairobi https://www.anu.ac.ke/
SCU Scott Christian University Machakos https://scott.ac.ke/
KABU Kabarak University Nakuru https://kabarak.ac.ke/
USIU United States International University Africa Nairobi https://www.usiu.ac.ke/
- Strathmore University Nairobi https://strathmore.edu/
ZETECH Zetech University Ruiru https://www.zetech.ac.ke/
KWUST Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology Nairobi https://www.kwust.ac.ke/
CUEA Catholic University of Eastern Africa Nairobi https://www.cuea.edu/
PAC Pan Africa Christian University Nairobi https://www.pacuniversity.ac.ke/
KeMU Kenya Methodist University Meru https://kemu.ac.ke/
- Adventist University of Africa Ongata Rongai https://www.aua.ac.ke/
GRETSA Gretsa University Thika https://gretsauniversity.ac.ke/
GLUK Great Lakes University of Kisumu Kisumu http://www.gluk.ac.ke/
PUEA Presbyterian University of East Africa Kikuyu https://puea.ac.ke/
SPU St. Paul’s University Limuru https://www.spu.ac.ke/
KCA KCA University Nairobi https://www.kca.ac.ke/
AIU Africa International University Nairobi https://www.aiu.ac.ke/
RU Riara University Nairobi https://www.riarauniversity.ac.ke/
MUA Management University of Africa Nairobi https://www.mua.ac.ke/
- Amref International University Nairobi https://amref.ac.ke/
KHEU Kenya Highlands University Kericho https://khu.ac.ke/
Aga Khan University Nairobi https://www.aku.edu/
LUKENYA Lukenya University Mtito Andei https://lukenyauniversity.ac.ke/
ILU International Leadership University Nairobi https://kenya.ilu.edu/
PIU Pioneer International University Nairobi https://piu.ac.ke/
RU Riara University Nairobi https://www.riarauniversity.ac.ke/
TEAU The East African University Kajiado East https://teau.ac.ke/
UMMA Umma University Kajiado https://umma.ac.ke/
UZIMA Uzima University Kisumu https://uzimauniversity.ac.ke/

So, which university/universities did you or are you planning to attend? What course did you or are you planning to pursue? Share your comments below.

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