Egerton University

country rank  6
world rank  4429

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University Overview

Founded in 1987, Egerton University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Njoro (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Nakuru. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Laikipia, Kisii, Nakuru Town. Officially recognized by the Commission for University Education of Kenya, Egerton University (EU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution. Egerton University (EU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 33 years old Kenyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. EU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym EU
Founded 1987 Origins date back to 1939

University Location

Address Nakuru/Njoro Road; PO Box 536
20115 Nakuru
Tel +254 (51) 221 7891
Fax +254 (51) 221 7781
Other locations Laikipia, Kisii, Nakuru Town

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office PO Box 536
Egerton 20115

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Egerton University's Library
Housing Not reported
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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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021