2016 List Of Universities Accredited To Operate In Kenya By Commission For University Education

2016 List Of Universities Accredited To Operate In Kenya By Commission For University Education

The Commission for University Education (CUE) was established under the Universities Act, No. 42 of 2012, as the successor to the Commission for Higher Education. It is the Government agency mandated to regulate the quality, growth and expansion of university education in Kenya. In line with Section 28 (4) of the Act, CUE shall cause to be published, the list of universities accredited to undertake university education in Kenya. The following is the list of accredited universities in Kenya:

Public Chartered Universities

  1. University of Nairobi (UoN) Established – 1970 Chartered – 2013
  2. Moi University (MU) Established – 1984 Chartered – 2013
  3. Kenyatta University (KU) Established – 1985 Chartered – 2013
  4. Egerton University (EU) Established – 1987 Chartered – 2013
  5. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Established – 1994 Chartered – 2013
  6. Maseno University (Maseno) Established – 2001 Chartered – 2013
  7. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) Established – 2007 Chartered – 2013
  8. Dedan Kimathi University of Technology 2012
  9. Chuka University 2013
  10. Technical University of Kenya 2013
  11. Technical University of Mombasa 2013
  12. Pwani University 2013
  13. Kisii University 2013
  14. University of Eldoret 2013
  15. Maasai Mara University 2013
  16. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology 2013
  17. Laikipia University 2013
  18. South Eastern Kenya University 2013
  19. Meru University of Science and Technology 2013
  20. Multimedia University of Kenya 2013
  21. University of Kabianga 2013
  22. Karatina University 2013
  23. Kibabii University 2015

Public University Constituent Colleges

  1. Murang’a University College (JKUAT) 2011
  2. Machakos University College (KU) 2011
  3. The Co-operative University College of Kenya (JKUAT) 2011
  4. Embu University College (UoN) 2011
  5. Kirinyaga University College (JKUAT) 2011
  6. Rongo University College (MU) 2011
  7. Garissa University College (MU) 2011
  8. Taita Taveta University College (JKUAT) 2011
  9. Alupe University College (MU) 2015
  10. Kaimosi Friends University College (MMUST) 2015

Private Chartered Universities

  1. University of Eastern Africa, Baraton 1991
  2. Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) 1992
  3. Daystar University 1994
  4. Scott Christian University 1997
  5. United States International University- Africa 1999
  6. Africa Nazarene University 2002
  7. Kenya Methodist University 2006
  8. Paul’s University 2007
  9. Pan Africa Christian University 2008
  10. Strathmore University 2008
  11. Kabarak University 2008
  12. Mount Kenya University 2011
  13. Africa International University 2011
  14. Kenya Highlands Evangelical University 2011
  15. Great Lakes University of Kisumu 2012
  16. KCA University 2013
  17. Adventist University of Africa 2013

Private University Constituent Colleges

  1. Hekima University College (CUEA) 1993
  2. Tangaza University College (CUEA) 1997
  3. Marist International University College (CUEA) 2002
  4. Regina Pacis University College (CUEA) 2010
  5. Uzima University College (CUEA) 2012

Institutions with Letters of Interim Authority

  1. Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology 2002
  2. Aga Khan University 2002
  3. GRETSA University 2006
  4. Presbyterian University of East Africa 2008
  5. The East African University 2010
  6. Management University of Africa 2011
  7. Riara University 2012
  8. Pioneer International University 2012
  9. UMMA University 2013
  10. International Leadership University 2014
  11. Zetech University 2014
  12. Lukenya University 2015

Registered Private Institution

  1. KAG – EAST University 1985

Members of the public are hereby being notified that any institution purported to offer university education in Kenya and does not appear in this list is not authorized to operate. The public is being requested to report any suspicious institutions to:

Commission Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Commission for University Education
Address: P.O. Box 54999-00200
Email: info@cue.or.ke

All information received will be handled in strict confidence. All foreign universities that are collaborating with institutions in Kenya to offer university education should apply to the Commission for University Education for authority to collaborate. Reference should be made to the Universities Regulations, 2014.

Recognition of degree qualifi cations offered by foreign universities should also be sought for from the Commission. Members of the public interested in accessing information on accredited programmes offered in accredited universities should visit the Commission’s website www.cue.or.ke

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