KCA University

country rank  15
world rank  8216

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University Overview

Established in 2007, KCA University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kisumu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, KCA University (KCAU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. KCA University (KCAU) 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 12 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Kenyan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym KCAU
Founded 2007 Origins date back to 1989
Motto Advancing Knowledge, Driving Change
Colours Dark blue and gold

University Location

Address PO Box 56808
Nairobi (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
00200 Nairobi
Kenya
T +254 (20) 856 6177
F +254 (20) 856 1077
Other locations Kisumu

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 56808 KCA University, Ruaraka, Thika Rd
Nairobi 00200
+254 (20) 8566177

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission for University Education, Kenya


Year of first Accreditation

2013

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019