Kirinyaga University

country rank  51
world rank  11325

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University Overview

Founded in 2011, Kirinyaga University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Kerugoya (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kirinyaga. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Kirinyaga University (KYU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Kirinyaga University (KYU) 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 KYU
Founded 2011

University Location

Address PO Box 143
Kerugoya (population range: 50,000-249,999)
10300 Kirinyaga
T +254 0709 742 000
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 Not reported
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 Kirinyaga 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

  • School of health Sciences
  • School of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • School of Hospitality and Textile Technology
  • School of Engineering and Built Environment
  • School of Business and Economics

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020