Universities with the highest number of employed graduates in Kenya


Universities with highest number of employed graduates in Kenya are also ranked among the best universities in the country. One secret most students don’t know is that most employers prefer graduates from particular universities based on the performance of their predecessors. If a certain company has good experience with graduates from the University of Nairobi, then their graduates will most likely be easily employed at that institution.

One of the factors to consider before you join any college or university in Kenya are the courses offered in that university. Another factor is how popular is the university—you can use Webometrics ranking to see the performance of the institution you are interested in.

Obvious, the University of Nairobi has the highest number of employed graduates in Kenya. The reason for this is due to the courses offered by the institution—they are highly marketable. Another university is Strathmore University which offers business related courses.

Below is a full list of universities and colleges with highest number of employed graduates in Kenya:

  1. University of Nairobi
  2. Strathmore University
  3. Maseno University
  4. JKUAT
  5. USIU
  6. Technical University of Kenya
  7. Moi University
  8. Kenyatta University
  9. Daystar University
  10. Kabarak University
  11. Kenya Institute of Management
  12. Kenya Medical Training College
  13. CUEA
  14. Kenya Institute of Mass Communication
  15. Kabarak University

Some of the universities with least number of employed graduates include Kenya Methodist University, Pwani University, Mount Kenya University, Kisii University and University of Kabianga.

If you wish to pursue a marketable course, make sure you join one of the listed universities and colleges above. For Media related programmes, KU, USIU, Daystar, UoN and Kenya Institute of Mass Communication are the best.

The University of Nairobi has the most number of marketable courses, followed by JKUAT, KU, TUK, Strathmore and Maseno respectively.

Mount Kenya University has so many courses but it has one of the highest number of unemployed graduates in the country followed by Kenya Methodist University.Strathmore University has few but most marketable courses in Kenya.