Colleges & Universities in Kenya

Universities in Kenya

Higher Education in Kenya


What are the most popular Universities and Colleges in Kenya? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2024 Kenyan University Ranking of 63 Kenyan higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Kenyan higher education-related organization.
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

2024 Ranking of Kenyan Universities

2024 Sub-rankings by Counties

The Republic of Kenya is divided into 47 counties. The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in Nairobi county, which hosts the capital and largest city of Nairobi. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all counties which include at least 2 Kenyan higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.

Kericho (2)   Kiambu (4)  
Kisumu (3)   Machakos (3)  
Meru (2)   Nairobi (25)  
Nakuru (2)   Nyeri (2)  
Uasin Gishu (3)  

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