The University of Nairobi (UoN) was ranked as the best university in Kenya in the latest Webometrics Ranking of World Universities. Kenyatta University comes second in the ranking that has seen four private universities in Kenya make it to top ten.

Thika based, Mount Kenya University, has improved two positions in the latest ranking from number ten last year to number 8, out of the 63 universities that are ranked in the country. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is third and Egerton University and Moi University fourth and fifth respectively. Strathmore University, African Virtual University and Mt Kenya University are sixth, seventh and eighth in that order while KCA is ranked 9th with Maseno closing the list of top ten. Makerere University is the only one ranked closest to UoN in the region after it emerged number 13 in Africa.

UoN is the only university from East Africa region to make it to top ten premier institutions of higher learning in Africa, after it emerged number seven in the continent. UoN is also the only university from the East and Central Africa to make it to top 1,000 in the world with only seven universities from the continent making it to the list.

All the other universities other than Cairo University of Egypt, are South African Internationally, UoN is ranked at number 855.

What about USIU??? However, congratulations UoN and the other uni’s that made it to the list. You have done us proud!

Courtesy of Standard Digital.