Gretsa University

country rank  52
world rank  11524

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University Overview

Founded in 2006, Gretsa University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Thika (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kiambu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Gretsa University (GU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Gretsa University (GU) 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 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym GU
Founded 2006
Motto Education for the real world
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Opp Engen Petrol Station, Garissa Road; PO Box 3
Thika (population range: 50,000-249,999)
01000 Kiambu
T +254 (67) 20040/1
F +254 (67) 21499

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)
Not reported
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

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 60-70%
Admission Office PO BOX 3 - 0100
Thika 01000
+254 (20) 2308997/8
(67) 20040/41

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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


  • Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018