Great Lakes University of Kisumu

country rank  38
world rank  10260

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University Overview

Established in 1998, Great Lakes University of Kisumu is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the village of Kisumu (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Nairobi, Bondo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Anglican religion. Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 19 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Kenyan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GLUK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
GLUK

Founded
1998

Motto
Build effective Managers

Colours
Cyan and yellow

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University Location

Address
Rido Road, Off Tom Mboya Drv; PO Box 2224
Kisumu (population range: under 2,500)
40100 Kisumu Kenya

T +254 (57) 202 3972

F +254 (57) 202 4577

Other locations
Nairobi, Bondo

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)


Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Great Lakes University of Kisumu's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office
PO Box 2224, Off Tom Mboya Drive
Kisumu 40100
+254 (57) 2023972


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Great Lakes University of Kisumu's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range under-250

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 50-99

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
Christian-Anglican Christian-Anglican

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Great Lakes University of Kisumu for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission for University Education, Kenya


Year of first Accreditation
2012


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Great Lakes University of Kisumu as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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