St. Paul's University

country rank  24
world rank  9112

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University Overview

Established in 1989, St. Paul's University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Limuru (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kiambu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Nairobi, Kapsabet, Maseno. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, St. Paul's University (SPU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. St. Paul's University (SPU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SPU
Founded 1989
Motto Servants of God and Humanity
Colours Beige and maroon

University Location

Address Private Bag
Limuru (population range: 10,000-49,999)
00217 Kiambu
T +254 (20) 202 0505
F +254 (66) 73033
Other locations Nairobi, Kapsabet, Maseno

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Private Bag
Limuru 00217
+254 (20) 202 0510/05

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission for University Education, Kenya

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018