Home CAREER Best universities and colleges to study in Kenya if you want to...

Best universities and colleges to study in Kenya if you want to get a job easily after Graduating

77

Securing employment has become as hard as earning Ksh 10 million in Kenya. The college/university you attend plays a significant role in relation to your chances of securing employment. It’s not a secret anymore that employers prefer graduates from certain universities and colleges as compared to those from other training institutions.

There are factors that determine how fast one secures employment, they include:

  1. Who they know
  2. Available job opportunities
  3. How marketable is the course they pursued in college
  4. Aggressiveness of a graduate
  5. Professional courses associated with the career(added advantage)

Webometric is one of the few institutions that rank universities world over.Each year the institution ranks Kenyan universities based on their presence online and quality of education. Some employers use the ranking to determine who to employ and who to leave out. Based on Webometric ranking, the following are top 50 universities and colleges you should pursue your education in Kenya:

ranking World Rank University Det. Presence Rank* Impact Rank* Openness Rank* Excellence Rank*
1 850 University of Nairobi 42 652 1074 1569
2 1450 Kenyatta University 164 792 1360 2742
3 1707 Egerton University 1915 618 4329 2875
4 1865 Moi University 1781 2114 2276 2288
5 2661 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 1148 5327 2616 2625
6 3972 Maseno University 4532 10164 2996 3663
7 4517 Strathmore University Nairobi 770 5404 7228 4866
8 5037 Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology 1937 13465 3778 4283
9 5939 Catholic University of Eastern Africa 3215 11892 6210 4866
10 6441 Kibabii University 3033 6119 7391 5974
11 6677 United States International University 1389 8176 5754 5974
12 6745 Daystar University 2274 11395 7449 5243
13 6755 South Eastern Kenya University 1351 9870 3441 5974
14 7727 Mount Kenya University 507 10718 5976 5974
15 7790 Technical University of Kenya 1019 11820 4126 5974
16 8720 Kenya Methodist University 3191 9928 8259 5974
17 9032 Kenya Medical Training College 19643 8117 10776 5529
18 9697 Kenya Coast National Polytechnic 20075 6131 10776 5974
19 9822 African Virtual University 6363 7197 10776 5974
20 9874 Kenia Institute of Management 8075 7163 10776 5974
21 10268 Pwani University 2570 15126 4237 5974
22 10376 Technical University of Mombasa (Mombasa Polytechnic University College) 1219 14776 5376 5974
23 10700 University of Eastern Africa Baraton 4543 13416 7042 5974
24 10742 University of Eldoret 4513 14817 5270 5974
25 10848 Masai Mara University 3829 14407 6127 5974
26 10856 Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (Kimathi University College of Technology) 3540 15049 5364 5974
27 11175 Kisii University 3156 11521 9771 5974
28 11229 Kabarak University 1584 14142 7632 5974
29 11493 Embu University College 2248 16224 5220 5974
30 11777 Kenya Forestry Research Institute 10590 13845 7737 5974
31 11900 Africa Nazarene University 14983 12155 9321 5974
32 11944 Meru University of Science & Technology 2900 16665 5343 5974
33 12380 Saint Paul’s University Limuru 6987 15939 6532 5974
34 12443 KCA University 2380 14573 8791 5974
35 12556 Murang’a University of Technology 2011 16890 6399 5974
36 12604 Karatina University 2422 17590 5359 5974
37 13189 Machakos University 2546 18654 5011 5974
38 13240 Chuka University 3848 15173 9082 5974
39 13582 Amani College 11228 11770 10776 5974
40 13668 Michuki Technical Institute Muranga 11446 11890 10776 5974
41 13748 Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science & Technology (Bondo University College) 3979 17472 7417 5974
42 13856 Pan Africa Christian University 2841 17127 8151 5974
43 13990 East African School of Aviation Embakasi Nairobi 2725 13071 10776 5974
44 14442 Zetech University 15863 13829 10363 5974
45 14707 University of Kabianga 11698 17795 7752 5974
46 14879 Co-operative University of Kenya 8433 19372 6293 5974
47 15066 Laikipia University 22601 17790 7397 5974
48 15180 Multimedia University of Kenya 3375 15608 10473 5974
49 15488 Kenya School of Government 13986 14125 10776 5974

If you don’t find A university ranked among the top 50 then it’s not one of the best in Kenya.

Away from Webometric ranking, here are the best courses to pursue in each university or college

UoN(Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of architecture, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Actuarial Science)

JKUAT (Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of IT, Bachelor of Computer Science)

Maseno University (Bachelor of Applied Statistics, Bachelor of Journalism)

Kenya Institute of Management (Management short courses)

Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (Journalism courses)

Daystar University (Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication)

Strathmore University (Business related courses)

Technical University of Kenya (Engineering related courses)

Loading...