United States International University Africa

country rank  4
world rank  3752

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University Overview

Established in 1989, United States International University Africa is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, United States International University Africa (USIU-Africa) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Kenyan higher education institution. United States International University Africa (USIU-Africa) 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 31 years old Kenyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Kenyan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USIU-Africa 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 USIU-Africa
Founded 1989
Motto Education to take you places
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address PO Box 14634
Nairobi
00800 Nairobi
Kenya
Tel +254 730 116 000
Fax +254 (20) 360 6100

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 60-70%
Admission Office PO Box 50644
Nairobi 00200
730 116 300

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to United States International University Africa's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

2005


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for University Education (CUE), Kenya


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Kenyan Association of Private Universities (KAPU)
  • Association of African Business Schools (AABS)
  • Global Business School Network (GBSN)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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