Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

country rank  6
world rank  4523

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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 large city of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Nakuru, Kisii, Kitale, Arusha (Tanzania). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational 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 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 24 years old 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.

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 (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
00200 Nairobi
Kenya
T +254 (67) 587 0001
F +254
Other locations Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Nakuru, Kisii, Kitale, Arusha (Tanzania)

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Office of the Registrar, PO Box 62000
Nairobi 00200
+254 (67) 52711

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission for University Education, Kenya

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: Wednesday, 13 June 2018