University Name:: Kenyatta University
World Rank:: 2170
Year Founded:: 1985
Telephone Number:: +254 (20) 870 3000
Address:: PO Box 43844 Nairobi 00100 Nairobi Kenya
University Website:: http://www.ku.ac.ke
About Kenyatta University:
Founded in 1985, Kenyatta University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Mombasa, Kitui, Nakuru, Embu, Ruiru, Nyeri, Kiambu, Kericho, Dadaab. Officially recognized by the Commission for University Education of Kenya, Kenyatta University (KU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution. Kenyatta University (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old Kenyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Kenyan higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.