Egerton University

country rank  7
world rank  5853

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University Overview

Founded in 1987, Egerton University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the village of Njoro (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Nakuru. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Laikipia, Kisii, Nakuru Town. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Egerton University (EU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Egerton University (EU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy.

University Identity

Acronym EU
Founded 1987 Origins date back to 1939

University Location

Address Nakuru/Njoro Road; PO Box 536
Njoro (population range: under 2,500)
20115 Nakuru
T +254 (51) 221 7891
F +254 (51) 221 7781
Other locations Laikipia, Kisii, Nakuru Town

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office PO Box 536
Egerton 20115

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Egerton University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission for University Education, Kenya

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019