CPS Research Rankings of Universities in Kenya, 2017: Top 10 Institutions in Arts, Sciences

CPS research international has released a list of the 10 best universities in Kenya.  Ranking  was based on  Sciences in Kenyan universities in both Private and public universities. The study was conducted in three months.

CPS Research Rankings of Universities in Kenya, 2017 Top 10 Institutions offering Arts, Science Courses
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CPS  Research International,  2017 University Rankings in Kenya
The CPS study focused in universities and other  institutions.  In the study, it was discovered that Public Universities offer more science causes than private universities.

Methodology of Research

  • Both qualitative and quantitative methods was used with a target population was 68 chartered universities and 309 employers in Kenya.
  • The sampling design was a saturated census
  • Data collection took 3 months: from Feb 2017 to May 2017.
  • Key areas were Academic programmes under ISCED/STEM  by UNESCO, enrollment, staffing, graduation trends and Income & Expenditure.
  • Major data source was from CUE approved courses for 2016/17. Other data sources were: KNBS,UNESCO and World Bank.

Key Findings of Research

  • Public universities have more science programmes than private ones.
  • Number of science courses stands at 69.1% while Arts is 30.9%.
  • Even though Government capitation and research grants for private universities income stands at 0.0% and 3% in that order they offer 13% of total sciences and 34.4% of arts.
  • While public universities income is partly 48% GoK capitation and 5% research fund they offer 87% of sciences and 65.6% of arts
  • Top 5 of public universities offers 46.1% of sciences while top 5 private ones offer 7.2% of all science courses in the country.
  • It is almost 2 to 5 times harder to find a private university offering a practical science program e.g. nursing, engineering or computing.

Top 10 Universities in Kenya Nationally in Arts

  1. University of Nairobi
  2. Kenyatta University
  3. Moi University
  4. Maseno
  5. Egerton
  6. Catholic University
  7. Chuka University
  8. Mount Kenya University
  9. Daystar University
  10. Maasai Mara University

Top 5 public Universities in Science

  1. University of Nairobi
  2. JKUAT
  3. Kenyatta University
  4. Egerton University
  5. Maseno University

Top 5 private universities in sciences

  1. Mount Kenya University
  2. Daystar University
  3. St. PaulsUniversity
  4. University of Baraton
  5. African Nazarene University

Research released on Wednesday 10th May 2017.

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