The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

country rank  9
world rank  6616

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Founded in 1984, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Eldoret. Officially recognized by the Commission for University Education of Kenya, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) 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. This 36 years old Kenyan 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CUEA
Founded 1984 Origins date back to 1984
Motto Consecrate them in the truth
Colours Maroon and yellow

University Location

Address PO Box 612157
Nairobi
00200 Nairobi
Kenya
Tel +254 70969100
Fax +254 (20) 891 084
Other locations Eldoret

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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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 PO Box 62157
Nairobi 00200
709 691 111

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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The Catholic University of Eastern Africa's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission for University Education of 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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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