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List of Universities And Colleges in Kenya

List of Universities, Colleges in Kenya & Courses Offered (Public & Private)

See the most comprehensive list of accredited Universities in Kenya which offers divers Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Graduate Courses.

Check below for the list of all the accredited Universities in Kenya. The list contains Universities and in Kenya, Colleges, Universities of Technology, higher education institutions, Universities of Agriculture, and Universities of Education and the courses offered by each of them.

List of Universities in Kenya

This page is the most comprehensive Information database of Public and Private universities and colleges in Kenya, enabling your access to over 1,000 academic programs throughout  Kenya.
You can browse over our universities in Kenya by field of study, degree levels.

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1 Adventist University of Africa (AUA) Private University  Details
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2 Africa International University (AIU) Private University  Details
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3 Africa Nazarene University (ANU) Private University  Details
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4 African Institute of Research and Development Studies (AIRADS) College  Details
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5 Air Travel and Related Studies Centre (ATRSC) College  Details
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6 Alphax College (AC) College  Details
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7 Amani Counselling Centre and Training Institute College  Details
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8 Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology (AIHT) College  Details
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9 Australian Studies Institute (AUSI) College  Details
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10 Beam International Training Centre TVET  Details
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11 Bungoma Technical Training TVET  Details
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12 Century Park College College  Details
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13 Chuka University Public University  Details
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14 Ciavina School of Dressmaking TVET  Details
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15 Coast Institute of Technology College  Details
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16 College of Human Resource Management (CHRM) College  Details
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17 Computer Pride Training Centre College  Details
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18 Cooperative University College of Kenya (CUCK) Public University  Details
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19 Daystar University Private University  Details
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20 Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) Public University  Details
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21 Dima College (DC) College  Details
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22 East Africa School of Management (EASM) College  Details
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23 East Africa School of Theology (EAST) Private University  Details
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24 East Africa Vision Institute College  Details
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25 East African Institute of Certified Studies (EAICS) College  Details
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26 East African School of Aviation (EASA) College  Details
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27 Egerton University Public University  Details
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28 Eldoret Aviation Training Institute (EATI) TVET  Details
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29 Elite Commercial Institute TVET  Details
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30 Embu University College Private University  Details
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31 Emma Daniel Arts Training Institute TVET  Details
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32 Esmart College College  Details
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33 Excel Global College College  Details
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34 Genco University Private University  Details
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35 Graffins College College  Details
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36 Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK) Private University  Details
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37 Gretsa University Private University  Details
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38 Gusii Institute of Technology College  Details
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39 Hekima University College College  Details
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40 Hemland College College  Details
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41 Highlands State College (HSC) College  Details
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42 ICT Fire and Rescue TVET  Details
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43 Institute of Advanced Technology (IAT) College  Details
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44 International Centre of Technology (ICT) College  Details
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45 International Hotel and Tourism Institute (IHTI) College  Details
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46 International Leadership University (ILU) Private University  Details
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47 International University of Professional Studies (IUPS) Private University  Details
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48 Intraglobal Training Institute College  Details
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49 Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) Public University  Details
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50 Jodan College of Technology College  Details
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51 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Public University  Details
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52 Kabarak University Private University  Details
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53 KAG East University Private University  Details
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54 Kaiboi Technical Training Institute TVET  Details
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55 Karatina University Public University  Details
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56 KCA University (KCA) Private University  Details
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57 Kenya Aeronautical College College  Details
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58 Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute (KCITI) College  Details
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59 Kenya Highlands Evangelical University (KHEU) Private University  Details
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60 Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI) TVET  Details
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61 Kenya Institute of Applied Sciences (KIA) College  Details
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62 Kenya Institute of Business and Counselling Studies (KIBCo) College  Details
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63 Kenya Institute of Development Studies (KIDS) College  Details
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64 Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) College  Details
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65 Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (KIPS) College  Details
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66 Kenya Institute of Social Work and Community Development (KISWCD) TVET  Details
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67 Kenya Institute of Software Engineering. (KISE) TVET  Details
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68 Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) TVET  Details
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69 Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) College  Details
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70 Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) Private University  Details
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71 Kenya School of Government (KSG) TVET  Details
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72 Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS) TVET  Details
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73 Kenya School of Professional Counsellors (KAPC) College  Details
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74 Kenya Technical Teachers College (KTTC) College  Details
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75 Kenya Utalii College (KUC) College  Details
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76 Kenya Water Institute TVET  Details
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77 Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) College  Details
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78 Kenyatta University (KU) Public University  Details
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79 Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) College  Details
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80 Kibabii University College Public University  Details
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81 Kirinyaga University College (Kyuc) Public University  Details
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82 Kiriri Women’s University of Science And Technology (KWUST) Private University  Details
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83 Kisii University (KSU) Public University  Details
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84 Kisumu Polytechnic TVET  Details
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85 Kitale Technical Training Institute TVET  Details
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86 Laikipia University (LU) Public University  Details
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87 Lukenya University Private University  Details
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88 Maasai Mara University (MMARAU) Public University  Details
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89 Machakos Institute of Technology (MIT) TVET  Details
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90 Machakos University College Public University  Details
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91 Marist International University College (MIUC) College  Details
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92 Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) College  Details
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93 Maseno University Public University  Details
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94 Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) Public University  Details
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95 Matongo Lutheran Teachers Training College TVET  Details
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96 Meru Technical Training Institute (MTTI) TVET  Details
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97 Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) Public University  Details
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98 Migori Teachers College TVET  Details
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99 Moi University (MU) Public University  Details
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100 Mombasa Aviation Training Institute (MATI) College  Details
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101 Mount Kenya University (MKU) Private University  Details
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102 Multimedia University of Kenya (MMU) Public University  Details
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103 Muranga University College (MRUC) Public University  Details
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104 Nairobi Aviation College (NAC) College  Details
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105 Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (NIBS) College  Details
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106 Nairobi Institute of Technology (NIT) College  Details
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107 Nairobi Technical Training Institute (NTTI) TVET  Details
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108 Nakuru Training Institute (NTI) TVET  Details
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109 Ninety Nines (99) College  Details
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110 Nkabune Technical Training Institute TVET  Details
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111 North Coast Medical Training College (NCMTC) College  Details
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112 Oshwal College College  Details
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113 Pan Africa Christian (PAC) University (PAC) Private University  Details
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114 PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute (PC K.T.T.I) TVET  Details
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115 Pioneer International University (PIU) Private University  Details
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116 Pioneer’s Training Institute (PTI) TVET  Details
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117 Pwani University (PU) Public University  Details
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118 Railway Training Institute (RTI) TVET  Details
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119 Ramogi Institute of Advanced Technology (RIAT) TVET  Details
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120 Regina Pacis University College (RPUC) College  Details
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121 Regional Center of Management (RCM) College  Details
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122 Regional Institute of Business Management College  Details
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123 Riara University (RU) Private University  Details
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124 Riccatti Business College of East Africa (RBC) College  Details
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125 Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST) TVET  Details
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126 Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) TVET  Details
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127 Rongo University College (RUC) Public University  Details
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128 Royal College of Science and Technology College  Details
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129 Sacred Lake Institute of Technology College  Details
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130 Sacred Training Institute (STI) TVET  Details
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131 Sagana Training Technical Institute TVET  Details
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132 Scott Christian University (Scott) Private University  Details
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133 Sensei Institute of Technology (SiT) TVET  Details
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134 Shalom Information Technology Center TVET  Details
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135 Shanzu Teachers Training College (STTC) TVET  Details
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136 Skylink Flying School College  Details
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137 Skynet Business College College  Details
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138 Skypath Aviation College College  Details
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139 South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU) Public University  Details
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140 St. John Teachers Training College TVET  Details
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141 St. Paul’s University (SPU) Private University  Details
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142 Standards Aviation Flying School (SA) College  Details
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143 Star College of Management Studies College  Details
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144 Starnet College College  Details
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145 Strathmore University Private University  Details
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146 Summit Institute of Professionals College  Details
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147 Taita Taveta University College (TTUC) Public University  Details
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148 Tangaza University College College  Details
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149 Technical University of Kenya (TUK) Public University  Details
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150 Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) Public University  Details
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151 The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) Private University  Details
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152 The East African University (TEAU) Private University  Details
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153 The Management University of Africa (MUA) Private University  Details
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154 The Presbyterian University of East Africa (PUEA) Private University  Details
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155 The University of Nairobi (UON) Public University  Details
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156 Thika College of Banking and Accountancy (TCBAS) College  Details
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157 Thika Institute of Business Studies (TIBS) College  Details
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158 Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences College  Details
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159 Times Training College TVET  Details
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160 Tom Mboya Labour College TVET  Details
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161 Transafric Accountancy and Management College (TAC) College  Details
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162 Umma University Private University  Details
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163 United Africa College (UAC) TVET  Details
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164 United States International University (USIU) Private University  Details
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165 Unity College of Professional Studies (UCPS) TVET  Details
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166 University of Eastern Africa Baraton (UEAB) Private University  Details
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167 University of Eldoret (UoE) Public University  Details
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168 University of Kabianga Public University  Details
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169 Uzima University College College  Details
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170 Vision Institute of Professionals (VIP) College  Details
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171 Vision Stars Training Institute TVET  Details
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172 Wright Flyers Aviation Institute (Wright Fly) TVET  Details
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173 Zetech University Private University  Details
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List Of Private universities

There are 17 private universities and 14 public and private university constituent colleges. An additional 14 institutions have letters of interim authority to operate. All of the below university colleges have the authority to award academic degrees.
The list of Private universities in Kenya are as follow:

  • United States International University Africa (USIU – Africa)
  • Mount Kenya University (MKU)
  • Uzima University College
  • Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)
  • University of Eastern Africa Baraton (UEAB)
  • Daystar University
  • Africa Nazarene University
  • Scott Christian University
  • Kabarak University
  • KAG East University
  • Strathmore University
  • Zetech University
  • Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology
  • Pan Africa Christian University
  • Kenya Methodist University
  • Adventist University of Africa
  • Gretsa University
  • Great Lakes University of Kisumu
  • Presbyterian University of East Africa
  • St. Paul’s University
  • KCA University
  • Africa International University
  • Riara University
  • Management University of Africa
  • Amref International University (AMIU)
  • KUCCPS Student Portal : KUCCPS Application Portal

 

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List Of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institutions

From July 2014, all government and private institutions offering technical and vocational education and training were put under TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training).
In the non-university sector, students attend public and private technical and vocational polytechnics, colleges (teacher and medical colleges), and other tertiary-level TVET institutions (technical training institutes, institutes of technology, and technical and professional colleges). Typically, programs offered at these institutions are two to three years in length, leading to certificates, diplomas and higher national diplomas.
The list of TVET institutions in Kenya are as follows:

  • Africa Digital Media Institute
  • AirSwiss International College
  • Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology
  • Atlas College -Eastleigh Nairobi
  • Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT)- Nairobi
  • Adept College of Professional Studies – Nakuru
  • African Institute of Research and Development Studies, Bandari College
  • Baraton Teachers’ Training College – Nandi Central Kapsabet
  • Cascade Institute of Hospitality – Thika
  • Eldoret Polytechnic – Eldoret
  • Emma Daniel Arts Training Institute (EDATI)
  • Government Training Institute (GTI)
  • Gusii Institute of Technology
  • Kisii National Polytechnic
  • Harvard Institute of Development Studies – Thika
  • ICT Fire and Rescue – Thika
  • International Centre of Technology (ICT-Thika)
  • Intraglobal Training Institute
  • Jaffery Institute of Professional Studies – Mombasa
  • Kabete National Polytechnic
  • Kagumo Teachers Training College
  • Kaiboi Technical Training Institute
  • The Kenya College of Science and Technology
  • Kenya Forestry College – Londiani
  • Kenya Forestry Research Institute
  • Kenya School of Government (Formerly Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA))
  • Kenya Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Technology – Nakuru
  • Kenya Institute of Management (KIM)
  • Kenya Institute of Mass Communication – South C
  • Kenya Institute of Monitoring and Evaluation Studies (KIMES) – Nakuru
  • Kenya Institute of Software Engineering – Thika
  • Kenya Medical Training Centre (KMTC)
  • Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology
  • Kenya School of Monetary Studies – Ruaraka
  • Kenya Science Teachers College, University of Nairobi
  • Kenya Technical Teachers College (KTTC)
  • Kenya Utalii College
  • Kenya Water Institute – South C, Nairobi
  • Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute – Naivasha
  • Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology
  • Kigari Teachers College – Embu
  • Kilimambogo Teachers College – Kilimambogo
  • Kisumu Polytechnic – Makasembo
  • Kitale Technical Institute – Kitale
  • Machakos Institute of Technology – Machakos
  • Mboya Labour College – Kisumu
  • Michuki Technical Institute – Muranga
  • Nairobi Aviation College – Kisumu Campus
  • Nakuru Counseling & Training Institute – Nakuru
  • PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute (PCKTTI),
  • Railway Training Institute – South B, Nairobi
  • Ramogi Institute of Advanced Technology – Kisumu
  • Rift Valley Technical Training Institute – Eldoret
  • Sacred Training Institute – Bungoma and Nairobi Campuses
  • Savannah Institute for Business and Informatics – Nakuru[15]
  • Sensei Institute of Technology
  • Youth Polytechnic
  • Teachers College
  • Mombasa Technical Training Institute (MTTI)
  • United Africa College – Nairobi
  • Vision Empowerment Training Institute
  • Vision Stars Training Institute – Nairobi
  • Proprietary schools
  • Africa College of Social Work
  • Airways Travel Institute
  • Alphax College – Eldoret
  • Amani College
  • Arkline College – Nairobi
  • Associated Computer Services – Development House, Nairobi
  • AUGAB Computer College – Garissa
  • Augustana College – Kasarani – Nairobi
  • Australian Studies Institute (AUSI) – Westlands, Nairobi
  • Bell Institute of Technology – Nairobi
  • Belmont International College-Ongata Rongai – Kajiado
  • Bible College of East Africa, Kasarani – Nairobi
  • Career Training Centre – Nairobi
  • Centre for Distance & Online Learning – Nairobi
  • Century Park College – Machakos
  • Coast Institute of Technology
  • College of Management Sciences – Nairobi CBD
  • Compuera College – Nairobi
  • Compugoal College – Nairobi
  • Computer Learning Centre (CLC) – Nairobi
  • Computer Pride Training Centre – Nairobi
  • Computer Training Centre – Nairobi
  • NEWVIEW COLLEGE – Nairobi
  • Consolata Institute of Communication and Technology – Nyeri-Mathari
  • Cornerstone Training Institute – Nairobi
  • Digital Resource Center (DRC) – Karama Estate, Nakuru
  • Digiworld Computer School – Meru
  • Don Bosco Boy’s Town – Karen
  • Don Bosco Institute of Management Studies, Nairobi
  • Duolotech Computers – Gachie and Thika
  • Eagle Air Aviation College (EAAC) – Ongata Rongai
  • Eagle College  of Management Studies
  • East Africa Institute of Certified Studies – Nairobi
  • East Africa School of Journalism (EASJ) – Jamuhuri show ground
  • East Africa School of Management – Nairobi
  • East Africa Vision Institute
  • East African Media Institute (EAMI) – Nairobi
  • East African School of Aviation – Embakasi, Nairobi
  • Eldoret Aviation Training Institute – Eldoret
  • Elite Centre – Embakasi – Nairobi
  • Elite Commercial Institute – Embakasi, Syokimau, satellite branches
  • Elix Centre of Informatics – Lokichar-Turkana
  • Emanex Computer College – Kahawa
  • Esmart College – Kikuyu Town
  • Felma College – Nairobi – Embakasi
  • German Institute of Professional Studies – Nairobi
  • Globoville Shanzu Beach College – Mombasa
  • Graffins College – Westlands, Nairobi
  • Hansons College of Professional Studies – Gachie Nairobi/Kuimbu
  • Hemland College of Professional and Technical Studies – Kwame Nkrumah Street Thika
  • Hemland Computer Institute – Thika, Thika Arcade 5th Floor
  • Hi-tec Institute of Professional Studies – Mombasa CBD
  • Higher Institute of Development Studies – CBD, Nairobi
  • Holy Rosary College – Tala
  • The iNet College – Bungoma Cooperative Bank Building, 3rd floor, Bungoma County
  • Institute of Advanced Technology – Loita House, Loita Street, Buruburu, Nairobi
  • Institute of Business and Technology – Nakuru
  • Institute of Information Technology Studies & Research – Nairobi, Ambank Hse, University Way
  • Institute of Zaburi Technologies – Nairobi CBD
  • Inter-Afrika Development Institute – NACICO Plaza 4th Floor, Nairobi
  • International College of Kenya – Nairobi/Machakos
  • International Hotel & Tourism Institute – Nairobi
  • InterWorld College – Nairobi
  • Jodan College of Technology – Thika
  • Jogoo Commercial College – Nakuru
  • Karatina Institute of Technology (KIT-Karatina) – Karatina
  • Keiway Mining and Technology College – Equity Bank Bldg, Mtwapa
  • Kenair travel and related studies – Nairobi and Mombasa
  • Kenya Aeronautical College (Aviation, Engineering & Cabin Crew) Wilson Airport – Nairobi
  • Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute (KCITI) – Eastleigh Campus
  • Kenya College of Communications Technology – Mbagathi, Nairobi
  • Kenya College of Medicine & Related Studies – Nairobi
  • The Kenya College of Science and Technology
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