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Egerton University

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world rank  4429

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Founded in 1987, the 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 Laikipia, Kisii and Nakuru Town. Officially recognized by the Commission for University Education of Kenya, Egerton University (EU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution. Egerton University (EU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this Kenyan higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. 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.

University Snapshot


Egerton University's Control Typepublic


Egerton University's Entity Typenon-profit


Egerton University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Egerton University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Acronym EU
Founded 1987 Origins date back to 1939
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Egerton University general video presentation.

University Location

Address Nakuru/Njoro Road; PO Box 536
20115 Nakuru
Egerton University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Egerton University Phone Number +254 (51) 221 7891
Egerton University Fax Number +254 (51) 221 7781
Other locations Laikipia, Kisii and Nakuru Town

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Egerton University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Egerton University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Egerton University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Egerton University.

Egerton University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Egerton University's admission information.

Egerton University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Egerton University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Egerton University a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Egerton University's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.

Egerton University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Egerton University has more than 200 international students.

Egerton University's Admission Office Admission Office

PO Box 536
Egerton 20115

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Egerton University.

Egerton University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Egerton University has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Egerton University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).

Egerton University's Control Type Control Type

Egerton University is a public higher education institution.

Egerton University's Entity Type Entity Type

Egerton University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Egerton University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Egerton University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Egerton University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Egerton University's main facilities:

Egerton University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Egerton University's Library

Egerton University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Egerton University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Egerton University's main services:

Egerton University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Egerton University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Egerton University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Egerton University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Egerton University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Egerton University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Egerton University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Commission for University Education of Kenya

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Egerton University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Egerton University's Facebook page Egerton University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Egerton University's X (formerly Twitter) page Egerton University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Egerton University's YouTube channel Egerton University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Egerton University's Instagram page Egerton University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Egerton University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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