Maseno University

country rank  13
world rank  7584

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, Maseno University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Maseno (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kisumu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kisumu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Maseno University (MU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Maseno University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym MU
Founded 1991

University Location

Address Private Bag Kisumu, Busia Road
Maseno (population range: 50,000-249,999)
40100 Kisumu
T +254 (57) 351 620
F +254 (57) 351 221
Other locations Kisumu

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission for University Education, Kenya

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019