Strathmore University

country rank  4
world rank  4615

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University Overview

Founded in 2002, Strathmore University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Nairobi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Strathmore University (SU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Strathmore University (SU) 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 17 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Kenyan higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SU
Founded 2002 Origins date back to 1961
Motto Ut omnes unum sint
That all may be one
Colours Gold, blue and red

University Location

Address Ole Sangale Road; PO Box 59857
Nairobi (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
00200 Nairobi
T +254 (20) 600 6155
F +254 (20) 600 7498

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Ole Sangale Road
Nairobi 00200
+254 (0)703 034000
(0)703 034300

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission for University Education, Kenya

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019