Catholic University of Eastern Africa

country rank  10
world rank  7158

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, Catholic University of Eastern Africa is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Eldoret, Kisumu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 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. CUEA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CUEA
Founded 1989
Motto Consecrate them in the truth
Colours Maroon and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 612157
Nairobi (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
00200 Nairobi
Kenya
T +254 (20) 891 6016
F +254 (20) 891 084
Other locations Eldoret, Kisumu

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 62157
Nairobi 00200
+254 (20) 891 601 5

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Catholic University of Eastern Africa's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission for University Education, Kenya


Year of first Accreditation
1992


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Africa and Madagascar (ACUHIAM)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Inter-University Council of Eastern Africa (IUCEA)

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

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