Top Private Universities in Kenya

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Private universities are not managed by the government, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants. Private universities may be subject to government regulation.

List of Private Universities in Kenya

No. Institution Campuses/Branches
1 Adventist University of Africa Adventist University of Africa
2 Africa International University Africa International University
3 Africa Nazarene University Ongata Rongai Campus
Nairobi Campus
Meru Campus
4 Daystar University Nairobi Campus
Athi River Campus
Mombasa Campus
5 East Africa School of Theology Main Campus – Buruburu
6 Embu University College EUC
7 Genco University Main Campus
8 Great Lakes University of Kisumu Main Campus
Nairobi Campus
Kisumu Town Campus – Milimani
9 Gretsa University Thika Campus
10 International Leadership University International Leadership University
11 International University of Professional Studies Main Campus
12 Kabarak University Main Campus
Nairobi City
Nakuru Town Campus
13 KAG East University Main campus – Buru Buru
Kisumu Campus
Malindi – Cohorts Campus
Mombasa Campus
Kitale Campus
14 KCA University Ruaraka Campus
CBD Campus
Western Campus
Kitengela Campus
15 Kenya Highlands Evangelical University Main Campus
16 Kenya Methodist University Main Campus – Meru
Nairobi Campus
Mombasa Campus
Nakuru Campus
Nyeri Campus
Maua Centre
Marimanti Center
17 Kiriri Women’s University of Science And Technology Main Campus – Kasarani
Westlands Campus
18 Lukenya University Lukenya
19 Mount Kenya University Main Campus
Mombasa Campus
Nairobi Campus – MKU Towers
Virtual Campus – Union Towers
Nkubu Center – Meru
Nakuru Campus – MKU Annex
West Coordinating Office
Eldoret Campus
Kigali Campus – Rwanda
Kitale Campus
Kakamega Campus
Kabarnet Campus
Kisii Campus
Lodwar Campus
20 Pan Africa Christian (PAC) University Main Campus – Roysambu
Town Campus
21 Pioneer International University Main Campus
22 Riara University Main Campus
23 Scott Christian University Main Campus – Machakos
24 St. Paul’s University Limuru Campus
Nairobi Campus
Nakuru Campus
Machakos Campus
Butere Center
25 Strathmore University Strathmore University
26 The Catholic University of Eastern Africa Main Campus – Lang’ata
Nairobi City Campus
Gaba Campus – Eldoret
Kisumu Campus
27 The East African University Kitengela Campus
Nairobi Campus
28 The Management University of Africa The Management University of Africa
29 The Presbyterian University of East Africa Main Campus – Kikuyu
Nairobi Campus
Rubate Center
Chogoria Center
30 Umma University Kajiado Campus
Thika Campus
31 United States International University USIU
32 University of Eastern Africa Baraton Main Campus – Baraton
Nairobi Extension Centre
Eldoret Extension Centre
Kisumu Extension Centre
33 Zetech University Pioneer Campus
StanBank Campus
Main Campus Thika Road
Agriculture House Campus