Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

country rank  23
world rank  8913

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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 12 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

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)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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, 8 May 2019