Lukenya University

country rank  60
world rank  12413

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University Overview

Founded in 2015, Lukenya University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Kambu (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Machakos. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mtito Andei. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Lukenya University (LU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lukenya University (LU) 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. This 4 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Kenyan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym LU
Founded 2015
Motto Postera Crescam Laude
We grow in the esteem of future generations
Colours Green and golden yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 619
Kambu (population range: under 2,500)
00204 Machakos
T +254 0790 444 000
F +254
Other locations Mtito Andei

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office The Lukenya University, PO Box 619
Athi River 00204
+254 0790-444000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lukenya University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Commission for University Education, Kenya

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020