Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

country rank  22
world rank  8676

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University Overview

Established in 2007, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kakamega (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Nairobi, Bungoma, Kaimosi, Bumbe. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) 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 11 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on 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.

University Identity

Acronym MMUST
Founded 2007 Origins date back to 1972
Motto The University of Choice
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Along Webuye-Kisumu Road, PO Box 190
Kakamega (population range: 50,000-249,999)
50100 Kakamega
T +254 (56) 31375
F +254 (56) 30153
Other locations Nairobi, Bungoma, Kaimosi, Bumbe

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Registrar (Academic Affairs), P. O. Box 190
Kakamega 50100
+254 (56) 30873
(56) 31375

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (AACN)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)


  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • African Institute of Capacity Development (AICAD);World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO)
  • Institute of Directors Kenya
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • African Council for Distance Education (ACDE)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018