Daystar University

country rank  14
world rank  8052

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University Overview

Established in 1989, Daystar University 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). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Daystar University (DU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Interdenominational religion. Daystar University (DU) 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 30 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym DU
Founded 1989 Origins date back to 1971

University Location

Address Valley Road; PO Box 44400
Nairobi (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
00100 Nairobi
Kenya
T +254 (20) 272 3002
F +254 (20) 272 8338

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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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 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 Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office PO Box 44400
Nairobi 00100
+254

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Interdenominational Christian-Interdenominational

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Daystar University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission for University Education, Kenya


Year of first Accreditation

1994

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019