Mount Kenya University

country rank  6
world rank  4957

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University Overview

Founded in 2008, Mount Kenya University is a private higher education institution located in the large town of Thika (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kiambu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mombasa, Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kitale, Kigali, Lodwar, Kakamega, Nkubu Meru. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mount Kenya University (MKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name
Acronym MKU
Founded 2008 Origins date back to 1996
Motto Scaling the Heights of Education

University Location

Address General Kago Road; PO Box 342
Thika (population range: 50,000-249,999)
01000 Kiambu
Kenya
T +254 (20) 208 8310
F +254 (20) 205 0315
Other locations Mombasa, Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kitale, Kigali, Lodwar, Kakamega, Nkubu Meru

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local
students
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students
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+254

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission for University Education, Kenya


Year of first Accreditation

2011

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019