List of Public and Private Universities in Kenya, 2018

List of Public and Private Universities in Kenya, 2018


In 2018,the following are registered private and public universities in Kenya .The information is obtained from Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service.


  1. Chuka University
  2. Co-operative University of Kenya
  3. Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
  4. Egerton University
  5. Garissa University
  6. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University Of Science And Technology
  7. Jomo Kenyatta University Of Agriculture And Technology
  8. Karatina University
  9. Kenyatta University
  10. Kibabii University
  11. Kirinyaga University
  12. Kisii University
  13. Laikipia University
  14. Maasai Mara University
  15. Machakos University
  16. Maseno University
  17. Masinde Muliro University Of Science And Technology
  18. Meru University Of Science And Technology
  19. Moi University
  20. Multimedia University Of Kenya
  21. Murang’a University of Technology
  22. Pwani University
  23. Rongo University
  24. South Eastern Kenya University
  25. Taita Taveta University
  26. Technical University Of Kenya
  27. Technical University Of Mombasa
  28. University Of Eldoret
  29. University of Embu
  30. University of Kabianga
  31. University of Nairobi


  1. Alupe University College(Moi University)
  2. Kaimosi Friends University College(Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology)
  3. Tom Mboya University College(Maseno University)


  1. Africa International University
  2. African Leadership University
  3. Africa Nazarene University
  4. Catholic University of Eastern Africa
  5. Daystar University
  6. Great Lakes University Of Kisumu
  7. Gretsa University
  8. Inoorero University
  9. International Leadership University
  10. Kabarak University
  11. KAG East University
  12. KCA University
  13. Kenya Highlands Evangelical University
  14. Kenya Methodist University
  15. Kiriri Women’s University of Science & Technology
  16. Lukenya University
  17. Marist International University College
  18. Mount Kenya University
  19. Pan Africa Christian University
  20. Pioneer International University
  21. Regina Pacis University College
  22. Riara University
  23. Scott Christian University
  24. St Paul’s University
  25. Tangaza University College
  26. The East Africa University
  27. The Management Univesity Of Africa
  28. The Presbyterian University Of East Africa
  29. United States International University
  30. University Of Eastern Africa, Baraton
  31. Uzima University College
  32. Umma University
  33. Zetech University

If you aspire to pursue any degree course, it’s necessary you look at the list before picking your preferred course. In 2018, The University of Nairobi was ranked the best among public universities while Strathmore University emerged top among private universities.