Laikipia University

country rank  48
world rank  10886

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University Overview

Founded in 2009, Laikipia University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Nyahururu (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Laikipia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Laikipia University (LU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Laikipia University (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym LU
Founded 2009 Origins date back to 1979

University Location

Address PO Box 1100
Nyahururu (population range: 10,000-49,999)
20300 Laikipia
T +254 (20) 266 3505
F +254 (20) 266 3502

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Laikipia University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Commission for University Education, Kenya

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019