This is a list of the best private universities in Kenya according to the latest ranking released by a highly respected research group Word’s leading universities ranking system
Below is the list of Best Private Universities In Kenya 2022
1. Strathmore University
Strathmore is no doubt one of the leading private universities in Kenya.
Since its inception in 1961 as the first multi-racial, multi-religious Advanced-level Sixth Form College offering Science and Arts subjects, the university has proved to be the best in the region.
It has been ranked number 44 in Africa by The Times Higher Education World University.Located in Madaraka Estate off Lang’ata road, 5km from Nairobi City Centre
2. Daystar University
It is one of the most recognized East African private university and also ranked among the top in the continent.
The university is famous for producing the best graduates in the field of communication and journalism.
A good number of media personalities in Kenya coincidentally happen to be from Daystar University.
3. KCA University
Formally known as the Kenya College Of Accountancy, KCA University is also one of the best private institutions in the field of finance and IT.
Some of the IT course that you can pursue at KCA include Bachelor of Science (information and Communications Technology), Bachelor of Science (information Technology), among others.
4. University Of East Africa Baraton
According to the university’s website, “Christian Education is one which benefits the total person by developing the mental, physical, spiritual and social faculties.
Graduates from this christian-based private institution are known for upholding the highest moral standards apart from academic qualifications, thanks to the institution’s spiritual background.
5. The Catholic University of Eastern African (CUEA)
The private university is well known for its strict moral teachings among its students.
CUEA as it has come to be renowned in the academic field boosts of one the most prestigious Faculty of Law and Theology degree programmes.
6. United States International University (USIU)
It is one of the best private universities in Kenya that attracts the highest number of international students. Want to study a course based on international relations?
United States international University is the way to go. This is because the institution is famous for producing the best graduates in international Relations related courses.
7. Mount Kenya University (MKU)
The silent giant is quickly becoming a household name in the Kenya academic field.
Mount Kenya University is a private university that offers a wide range of academic courses which can be acquired through their various modules.
8.Kenya Methodist University. Its main campus that is located in Meru county, proves that the varsity is fast growing. The institution is a major destination for both local and international scholars.
9.Kabarak University. Owned by the Moi family, the varsity is rising to become a significant resource center in the former rift valley province.
Social Sciences, Health Sciences and Business.
10.St Paul’s University
St Paul’s University is a Christian affiliated institution with a uniRank enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students.
This 30-year-old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades.
11.Pan Africa Christian University (PAC)
Officially accredited and recognized by the Commission for University Education, Pan Africa Christian University (PAC) is a small coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion.
It has a uniRank enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students.
Yearly tuition range for Kenyan students is in the range of 100,000 shillings and 200,000 shillings.
|4||United States International University Africa||Nairobi|
|8||Mount Kenya University||Thika|
|9||The Catholic University of Eastern Africa||Nairobi|
|10||Kenya Methodist University||Meru|
|12||Africa Nazarene University||Nairobi|
|14||University of Eastern Africa, Baraton||Eldoret|
|23||St. Paul’s University||Limuru|
|28||Africa International University||Nairobi|
|38||International Leadership University, Kenya||Nairobi|
|36||Pan Africa Christian University||Nairobi|
|51||Management University of Africa||Nairobi|
|48||The Presbyterian University of East Africa||Kikuyu|
|46||Amref International University||Nairobi|
|47||Adventist University of Africa||Nairobi|
|49||Pioneer International University||Nairobi|
|34||Zetech University||Ruiru …|
|58||KAG East University||Nairobi|
|50||Great Lakes University of Kisumu||Kisumu|
|32||Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology||Nairobi|
|39||Umma University||Kajiado …|
|54||Scott Christian University||Machakos|
|61||Kenya Highlands University||Kericho|
|60||Lukenya University||Kambu …|
|59||The East African University||Nairobi|
|62||RAF International University||Kisaju|