List of Accredited Universities in Kenya

List of Accredited Universities in Kenya 2022

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This is a list of all universities accredited to operate in Kenya as of 2022. There are 31 accredited public universities, 7 public constituent colleges, 20 private charted universities, 3 private constituent colleges, and 13 universities with Letters of the interim authority.

Below is a full list of all accredited universities in Kenya by the Commission for University Education.

List of Accredited Universities in Kenya 2022

1. List of Public Chartered Universities

Public Chartered UniversitiesYear Established/ Accredited 
1.University of NairobiEstablished  1970
Chartered  2013
2.Moi UniversityEstablished  1984
Chartered  2013
3.Kenyatta UniversityEstablished  1985
Chartered  2013
4.Egerton UniversityEstablished  1987
Chartered  2013
5.Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and TechnologyEstablished  1994
Chartered  2013
6.Maseno UniversityEstablished  2001
Chartered  2013
7.Masinde Muliro University of Science and TechnologyEstablished  2007
(MMUST)Chartered  2013
8.Dedan Kimathi University of Technology2012
9.Chuka University2013
10.Technical University of Kenya2013
11.Technical University of Mombasa2013
12.Pwani University2013
13.Kisii University2013
14.University of Eldoret2013
15.Maasai Mara University2013
16.Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology2013
17.Laikipia University2013
18.South Eastern Kenya University2013
19.Meru University of Science and Technology2013
20.Multimedia University of Kenya2013
21.University of Kabianga2013
22.Karatina University2013
23.Kibabii University2015
24.Rongo University2016
25.The Co-operative University of Kenya2016
26.Taita Taveta University2016
27.Murang’a University of Technology2016
28.University of Embu2016
29.Machakos University2016
30.Kirinyaga University2016
31.Garissa University2017

2.Public University Constituent Colleges

Public University Constituent Colleges
1.Alupe University College2015
2.Kaimosi Friends University College2015
3.Tom Mboya University College2016
4.Turkana University College2016
5.Tharaka University College2017
6.Bomet University College2017
7.Koitaleel Samoei University College2018

3. Private Chartered Universities

Private Chartered Universities
1.University of Eastern Africa, Baraton1991
2.Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)1992
3.Daystar University1994
4.Scott Christian University1997
5.United States International University1999
6.Africa Nazarene University2002
7.Kenya Methodist University2006
8.St. Paul’s University2007
9.Pan Africa Christian University2008
10.Strathmore University2008
11.Kabarak University2008
12.Mount Kenya University2011
13.Africa International University2011
14.Kenya Highlands Evangelical University2011
15.Great Lakes University of Kisumu2012
16.KCA University2013
17.Adventist University of Africa2013
18.KAG EAST University2016
19.Umma University2019
20.Presbyterian University of East Africa2020

4. Private University Constituent Colleges

Private University Constituent Colleges
1.Hekima University College1993
2.Tangaza University College1997
3.Marist International University College2002

5. Institutions with Letters of Interim Authority

1.Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology2002
2.Aga Khan University2002
3.GRETSA University2006
4.The East African University2010
5.Management University of Africa2011
6.Riara University2012
7.Pioneer International University2012
8.International Leadership University2014
9.Zetech University2014
10.Lukenya University2015
11.RAF International University2016
12.AMREF International University2017
13.Uzima University2020

Members of the public are therefore notified that any institution purporting to offer university education in Kenya and does not appear above is an illegal entity and is NOT authorised to operate.

Commission for University Education Contacts

Location: Red Hill Road, Off Limuru Road, Gigiri.

Phone: 0207205000, +254780656575

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