If you wish to study at any university in Kenya, you will need to know which university is right for you. Choosing where to study for your Certificate, degree, diploma, Masters or PhD is the best decision ever made.
There are more than 50 universities and colleges in Kenya, 33 of which are public universities and more than 30 of these are private universities.
Below is a list of the best universities in Kenya 2021.
1.University of Nairob
Universityrsity of Nairobi which is currently ranked as the best university in Kenya because of its academic and infrastructure development.
The University of Nairobi was established through the parliamentary action of CAP 210 of the laws of Kenya. It is a pioneer center for university education in Kenya and the region.
It is the only institution of higher learning for a long time. The University of Nairobi has responded to the need for strength training at the national and African levels by developing and transforming a strong curriculum and science, technology science, social sciences and arts.
Kenyatta University is ranked second in Kenya and it's started in 1983 according to history.
Kenyatta University was founded in 1985 as a non-profit public higher education institution located in Nairobi county.
Kenyatta University is home to the world's leading scholars, researchers and experts in various fields. In view of this wonderful conclusion, Kenyatta University has established meaningful connections with industry partners who lead the university with practical professional needs that need to be developed into programs at the institution.
It has 12 campuses offering Bachelor's degrees, Masters degrees and doctoral degrees. Awarded degrees include medicine and law.
The Kenyatta University Library is one of the largest in Africa with a vision to bring a high-quality resource resource to its students and researchers.
Egerton is the oldest university center in Kenya which was established as a farm school in 1939 by Lord Maurice Edgerton of Britain who lived in Kenya in the 1920's.
Egerton University has two main campuses at Njoro and Nakuru town Campus college. The university has 10 faculties divided into 51 academic departments offering Diploma, undergraduate and higher education programs.
4. Moi University
Moi University was founded in 1984. A non-profit higher education institution. It is located in the small town area of Eldoret.
Moi University also has branches at Eldoret West Campus, Nairobi, Kericho, Kitale. The admission rate is 80 to 90% which makes this one of Kenya's largest educational institutions. Foreign applicants have the right to apply for registration.
Moi University also offers a number of educational programs and non-academic resources and services to students including libraries, housing, sports facilities, financial resources or overseas students and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities and administrative services.
Currently the University of Moi has four campuses, the city campus hosts a health science college, aerospace sciences school and law school while the Eldoret west Campus is home to privately funded student programs.
5. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
It is located on Juja 36 km North East of Nairobi near Nairobi Thika Highway.
It was started in 1981 as a medium-term college by Jomo Kenyatta college of agriculture and technology by the Kenyan government with general assistance from the Government of Japan.
The university has a strong interest in research in the areas of biotechnology and engineering.
In 2010, Jomo Kenyatta University was elected dean of the East and Central Africa Regional Institute of Pan Africa University.
6. Maseno University
A public university based in the Maseno region of the equatorial town of Kisumu.
Maseno University was fully established as a university in 2001 after being a Moi college for ten years.