Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

country rank  5
world rank  4092

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University Overview

Established in 1994, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Nakuru, Kisii, Kitale, Arusha (Tanzania). Officially recognized by the Commission for University Education of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 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 26 years old Kenyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Kenyan higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. JKUAT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym JKUAT
Founded 1994
Motto Setting trends in higher education, research and innovation
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address PO Box 62000, Juja
Nairobi
00200 Nairobi
Kenya
Tel +254 (67) 587 0001
Fax +254
Other locations Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Nakuru, Kisii, Kitale, Arusha (Tanzania)

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
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 Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Office of the Registrar, PO Box 62000
Nairobi 00200
(67) 52711

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)
  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021