List of accredited universities and Colleges in Kenya 2022

Commission for University Education (CUE) in Kenya is legally mandated to accredit and regulate all higher learning institutions. Its mandate is limited to all institutions that intend or offer degree courses and above. It accredits the university and all the courses offered at those universities.

Below is a list of all accredited institutions of higher learning by CUE as of August 2022.

Public Chartered Universities

No.NAME OF UNIVERSITY / UNIVERSITY COLLEGEYEAR ACCREDITATION
1University of NairobiChartered 2013
2Moi UniversityChartered 2013
3Kenyatta UniversityChartered 2013
4Egerton UniversityChartered 2013
5Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and TechnologyChartered 2013
6Maseno UniversityChartered 2013
7Masinde Muliro University of Science and TechnologyChartered 2013
8Dedan Kimathi University of Technology2012
9Chuka University2013
10Technical University of Kenya2013
11Technical University of Mombasa2013
12Pwani University2013
13Kisii University2013
14University of Eldoret2013
15Maasai Mara University2013
16Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology2013
17Laikipia University2013
18South Eastern Kenya University2013
19Meru University of Science and Technology2013
20Multimedia University of Kenya2013
21University of Kabianga2013
22Karatina University2013
23Kibabii University2015
24Rongo University2016
25The Co-operative University of Kenya2016
26Taita Taveta University2016
27Murang’a University of Technology2016
28University of Embu2016
29Machakos University2016
30Kirinyaga University2016
31Garissa University2017
32Alupe University2022
33Kaimosi Friends University2022
34Tom Mboya University2022
35Tharaka University2022

Specialised Degree Awarding University (Public)

No.NAME OF UNIVERSITY / UNIVERSITY COLLEGEYEAR ACCREDITATION
1National Defence University-Kenya2021

Public University Constituent Colleges

No.NAME OF UNIVERSITY / UNIVERSITY COLLEGEYEAR ACCREDITATION
1Turkana University College2016
2Bomet University College2017
3Koitaleel Samoei University College2018
4National Intelligence Research University College2021
5Mama Ngina University College2021

Private Chartered Universities

No.NAME OF UNIVERSITY / UNIVERSITY COLLEGEYEAR ACCREDITATION
1University of Eastern Africa, Baraton1991
2Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)1992
3Daystar University1994
4Scott Christian University1997
5United States International University1999
6Africa Nazarene University2002
7Kenya Methodist University2006
8St. Paul’s University2007
9Pan Africa Christian University2008
10Strathmore University2008
11Kabarak University2008
12Mount Kenya University2011
13Africa International University2011
14Kenya Highlands Evangelical University2011
15Great Lakes University of Kisumu2012
16KCA University2013
17Adventist University of Africa2013
18KAG EAST UniversityChartered – 2016
19Umma University2019
20Presbyterian University of East Africa2020
21Aga Khan University2021
22Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology2022
23The East African University2022
24Zetech University2022
25Lukenya University2022

Private University Constituent Colleges

No.NAME OF UNIVERSITY / UNIVERSITY COLLEGEYEAR ACCREDITATION
1Hekima University College1993
2Tangaza University College1997
3Marist International University College2002

Institutions with Letters of Interim Authority

No.NAME OF UNIVERSITY / UNIVERSITY COLLEGEYEAR ACCREDITATION
1GRETSA University2006
2Management University of Africa2011
3Riara University2012
4Pioneer International University2012
5International Leadership University2014
6RAF International University2016
7AMREF International University2017
8Uzima University2020

Source.

Commission of Univesity Education (CUE) Kenya