This list of universities in Kenya is courtesy of the World University Rankings & Reviews (uniRank),a well-known directory of educational institutions globally.
It is understood that government universities in Kenya offer more scientific courses than private ones.
Private universities on the other hand have the advantage of quality education based on the lower student to teacher ratio.
Take a closer look at the Top-10 universities in Kenya
University of Nairobi
This prestigious institution is a collegiate research university based in Nairobi.
UoN is one of the largest educational institutions in the country. It has several branch campuses in different locations.
This institution provides all types of higher education degrees, ranging from pre-bachelor to doctorate.
The location of its seven campuses in the capital city and its environs facilitate for easy access.
This alone has allowed for the beautiful university to advance above others and become a hub of academic activity.
The range of programmes available number approximately 200.
Maseno University is located in Kisumu and was founded in 1991.
It has three campuses with its main campus along Kisumu-Busia road, Kisumu campus in Kisumu city and an eCampus.
The eCampusis is the first of its kind in Kenya, it is a virtual campus that runs online programmes both for on and off campus students.
This university allows for mainstreaming eLearning, creating an online environment to foster for new strategies of teaching, learning and research using ICT.
The University offers undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in different disciplines that include biology, arts and education.
This campus is located in Nairobi off Thika super highway.
This university is known best for its advanced level of training in social sciences.
It’s a progressive institution which offers plenty of academic programmes.
The university’s Main Campus is set on over 1000 acres with a serene environment conducive to academic and intellectual growth.
The university is reputable for its hands on approach to training and imparting practical skill to its students.
Kenyatta university is also well affiliated with industrial partners, who assist in mentoring practical, professional requirements which are built into programmes offered in the prestigious university.
It is considered one of the best private universities in Kenya.
It is well-known for its business, commerce and information technology research and achievements.
Strathmore has an excellent reputation in both academic and professional education.
Strathmore has state of the art facilities and a superb law faculty that is lead by accomplished lecturers of high calibre.
African Virtual University
It is a Pan African Intergovernmental Organization established by charter with the mandate of significantly increasing access to quality higher education and training through the innovative use of information communication technologies.
Its headquarter are located in Nairobi and has a regional office in Dakar, Senegal.
It was officially launched in Washington, USA, as a world Bank project and later transferred to Kenya in 2002.
It has established a number of advanced e-learning centres in Partner institutions.
The greatest asset of the AVU is its ability to work across borders and language barriers.
It offers degree, certificate and diploma programmes.
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
This institution offers quality training, research and innovation in the fields of Agriculture, Engineering, Technology, Enterprise development and other applied sciences to suit the needs of a dynamic world.
It is a pace setter in cultural development and offers programmes in economics, and information technology that are unrivaled in the education industry
It plays a significant role in the development of agriculture and technology, contributing to the social and economic development of Kenya.
Moi university is a government university located in Eldoret.
It has a marvelous studying environment that allows for freedom, cooperation, and knowledge perfection.
The university emphasizes science and technology and offers programmes in agriculture and natural resources, aerospace sciences, arts and social sciences, business economics.
The main campus is located in Eldoret with other campuses located in Kitale, Bomet, Nakuru, Nairobi, Coast among other regions.
University of Eastern Africa Baraton
UEAB is a private co-educational Seventh Day Adventist university located in Eldoret.
It offers undergraduate programmes in the fields of business, humanities, agriculture, technology, health sciences and education.
This university is a member of the Inter-university council for East Africa.
It offers courses in business, social sciences, health sciences and science and technology.
It is a government university and is also known to be the oldest institution of higher learning in Kenya.
The main campus is located in the town of Nakuru.
Egerton offers many academic programmes.
Students can pick from either a bachelor’s, master’s doctorate (Phd) degree.
The university partners with Michigan university allowing students to complete half of their degree in Egerton and complete studies at Western Michigan University.
It offers a number of programmes including computer science, engineering and business administration.
Daystar is a Christian liberal arts university located in Nairobi.
It has two campuses situated in Nairobi and Athi River.
The University has high-level learning facilities that enable its students to achieve success in a conducive environment.
They have various co-curricular clubs-sponsored activities such as sports, music, drama and art among others.
The University has a reputation for its wonderful facilities and learning techniques.
This institution is equipped with state of the art computer laboratories and communication studios that enables students develop practical skill as they undertake practical lessons and exercises.
These remarkable institutions make significant contributions to the education industry..
They have helped Kenya excel by producing trained professionals from all walks of life.
There you have it, a list of the best universities in Kenya!