List of Universities in Kenya and how they rank

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The Commission for University Education has compiled a list of all of the institutions that have been granted permission operate in Kenya as of the year 2022. There are a total of one specialized degree-awarding institution, 31 recognized public universities, 9 public component colleges, 21 private chartered universities, 3 private constituent colleges, 12 universities with Letters of the interim authority, and three private constituent colleges. Below is a list of accredited Universities in Kenya.

RankUniversityTown
43Adventist University of AfricaNairobi
36Africa International UniversityNairobi
13Africa Nazarene UniversityNairobi
29Amref International UniversityNairobi
18Chuka UniversityChuka
19Daystar UniversityNairobi
28Dedan Kimathi University of TechnologyNyeri …
6Egerton UniversityNjoro …
32Garissa UniversityGarissa
52Great Lakes University of KisumuKisumu …
55Gretsa UniversityThika
50International Leadership University, KenyaNairobi
24Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and TechnologyBondo
5Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and TechnologyNairobi …
26Kabarak UniversityNakuru …
44KAG East UniversityNairobi
38Karatina UniversityKaratina
23KCA UniversityNairobi …
60Kenya Highlands UniversityKericho
15Kenya Methodist UniversityMeru …
2Kenyatta UniversityNairobi …
42Kibabii UniversityBungoma
54Kirinyaga UniversityKerugoya
49Kiriri Women’s University of Science and TechnologyNairobi
31Kisii UniversityKisii
48Laikipia UniversityNyahururu
61Lukenya UniversityKambu …
39Maasai Mara UniversityNarok
34Machakos UniversityMachakos
37Management University of AfricaNairobi
11Maseno UniversityMaseno …
21Masinde Muliro University of Science and TechnologyKakamega …
41Meru University of Science and TechnologyMeru
7Moi UniversityEldoret …
8Mount Kenya UniversityThika …
20Multimedia University of KenyaNairobi
12Murang’a University of TechnologyMurang’a
33Pan Africa Christian UniversityNairobi
59Pioneer International UniversityNairobi
27Pwani UniversityKilifi
62RAF International UniversityKisaju
25Riara UniversityNairobi
53Rongo UniversityRongo
57Scott Christian UniversityMachakos
22South Eastern Kenya UniversityKitui
17St. Paul’s UniversityLimuru …
3Strathmore UniversityNairobi
56Taita Taveta UniversityVoi …
10Technical University of KenyaNairobi
40Technical University of MombasaMombasa
9The Catholic University of Eastern AfricaNairobi …
30The Co-operative University of KenyaNairobi …
58The East African UniversityNairobi
46The Presbyterian University of East AfricaKikuyu
51Umma UniversityKajiado …
4United States International University AfricaNairobi
14University of Eastern Africa, BaratonEldoret …
35University of EldoretEldoret …
16University of EmbuEmbu
47University of KabiangaKericho
1University of NairobiNairobi …
45Zetech UniversityRuiru …
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