Karatina University

country rank  25
world rank  8960

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University Overview

Established in 2010, Karatina University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small town of Karatina (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Nyeri. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Karatina University (KaRu) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Karatina University (KaRu) 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 KaRu
Founded 2010
Motto Inspiring Innovation and Leadership

University Location

Address PO Box 1957
Karatina (population range: 2,500-9,999)
10101 Nyeri
T +254 (20) 2176 713
F +254

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 7,000-7,999
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
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