Great Lakes University of Kisumu

country rank  52
world rank  11048

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University Overview

Established in 2005, Great Lakes University of Kisumu is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small town of Kisumu (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Nairobi, Bondo. Officially recognized by the Commission for University Education of Kenya, Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Anglican religion. Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 15 years old Kenyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and 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. GLUK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym GLUK
Founded 2005 Origins date back to 1998
Motto Build effective Managers
Colours Cyan and yellow

University Location

Address Rido Road, Off Tom Mboya Drv; PO Box 2224
Kisumu
40100 Kisumu
Kenya
Tel +254 (57) 202 3972
Fax +254 (57) 202 4577
Other locations Nairobi, Bondo

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 2224, Off Tom Mboya Drive
Kisumu 40100
(57) 2023972

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Anglican Christian-Anglican

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Great Lakes University of Kisumu's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission for University Education of Kenya


Year of first Accreditation

2012


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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