Taita Taveta University

country rank  55
world rank  11776

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University Overview

Founded in 2007, Taita Taveta University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Voi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Taita-Taveta. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Taveta, Wundanyi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Taita Taveta University (TTU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Taita Taveta University (TTU) 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 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Kenyan higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym TTU
Founded 2007
Motto Home of Ideas!
Colours Ocean blue, green and marble red

University Location

Address PO Box 635-80300
Voi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
80300 Taita-Taveta
T +254 (662) 322 234
F +254
Other locations Taveta, Wundanyi

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office 635
voi 80300
+254 774222064

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Commission for University Education, Kenya

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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