Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

country rank  16
world rank  8283

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University Overview

Established in 2007, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Nyeri (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Nairobi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) 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 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 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym DeKUT
Founded 2007
Motto Better Life through Technology
Colours Gold, red and green

University Location

Address off Nyeri/Mweiga Road; PO Box 657
Nyeri (population range: 50,000-249,999)
10100 Nyeri
Kenya
T +254 (61) 205 0000
F +254 (20) 241 7997
Other locations Nairobi

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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 657
Nyeri 10100
+254

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Dedan Kimathi University of Technology's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission for University Education, Kenya


Year of first Accreditation

2012

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