Top 100 best Universities and Colleges in Kenya, 2019 (Rankings by Webometrics)

2019 Webometrics Kenyan University and Colleges Rankings have been released. University of Nairobi maintains its top position as the best university in Kenya and East Africa. Below are the rankings.

List of top 100 best Universities and Colleges in Kenya in 2019 according to webometrics latest rankings
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About Webometrics University Rankings of 2019

Webometrics is an invention of Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to CSIC, the largest public research organization in Spain (You can learn more about CSIC on this Wikipedia Page). CSIC is attached to the ministry of education in Spain.

Method used to Rank Universities in 2019

Webometrics university and college rankings are based on a research that focuses on Technologies, computer science, social sciences and humanities.  It uses link analysis for quality evaluation.

What we picked from them is that Web traffic, Scholarly Citations and page level matters in their rankings.

They however say that their rankings are not based on web presence and visibility alone.  You can learn more about Webometrics ranking methodology through this page: Methodology Used.

List of Top 100 Best Universities and Colleges in Kenya, 2019

Below is a list of the top 100 best universities and colleges in Kenya in 2019 according to Webometrics ;

  1. University of Nairobi                     
  2. Kenyatta University                        
  3. Egerton University                         
  4. Moi University                  
  5. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology                 
  6. Maseno University                         
  7. Strathmore University Nairobi                    
  8. Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology                         
  9. Catholic University of Eastern Africa                       
  10. United States International University                     
  11. Daystar University                          
  12. Technical University of Kenya                     
  13. Mount Kenya University                
  14. Kibabii University                            
  15. South Eastern Kenya University                  
  16. Kenya Medical Training College                 
  17. Kisii University                  
  18. Kenya Methodist University                        
  19. Pwani University                             
  20. Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (Kimathi University College of Technology)                            
  21. African Virtual University                             
  22. Technical University of Mombasa (Mombasa Polytechnic University College)                          
  23. University of Eastern Africa Baraton                        
  24. University of Eldoret                      
  25. Masai Mara University                  
  26. Kabarak University                         
  27. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science & Technology (Bondo University College)                    
  28. Kenya Institute of Management                
  29. Murang’a University of Technology                         
  30. Karatina University                         
  31. Kenya Forestry Research Institute                            
  32. Meru University of Science & Technology                             
  33. Africa Nazarene University                          
  34. Saint Paul’s University Limuru                     
  35. KCA University                  
  36. Kenya Coast National Polytechnic                            
  37. Chuka University                             
  38. Amani College                  
  39. Machakos University                     
  40. Pan Africa Christian University                   
  41. Co-operative University of Kenya                             
  42. Laikipia University                          
  43. University of Kabianga                  
  44. Zetech University                            
  45. Michuki Technical Institute Muranga                       
  46. Multimedia University of Kenya                 
  47. Kenya School of Government                     
  48. Taita Taveta University                 
  49. East African School of Aviation Embakasi Nairobi               
  50. Embu University College               
  51. Riara University               
  52. Adventist University of Africa                     
  53. Africa International University (Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology)                 
  54. Great Lakes University of Kisumu              
  55. Rongo University                            
  56. Nairobi Institute of Business Studies                        
  57. Railway Training Institute Nairobi                            
  58. Management University of Africa                             
  59. Tangaza University College                         
  60. Scott Christian University                            
  61. Kenya Utalii College Nairobi                       
  62. Hi tec Institute of Professional Studies Mombasa CBD                      
  63. Umma University                            
  64. Kiriri Women’s University of Science & Technology                           
  65. Rift Valley Technical Training Institute Eldoret                     
  66. Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute                          
  67. Presbyterian University of East Africa                      
  68. Gretsa University                            
  69. Rift Valley Institute of Science & Technology Nakuru                        
  70. Maryknoll Institute of African Studies Nairobi                      
  71. Kenya Technical Teachers College Gigiri                 
  72. Kirinyaga University                       
  73. The East African University Kitengela                      
  74. Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology                         
  75. Uzima University College                             
  76. Kisumu Polytechnic Makasembo                
  77. Kenya School of Monetary Studies Ruaraka                          
  78. Oshwal College Nairobi                
  79. Computer Learning Centre Nairobi                          
  80. KAG East University                        
  81. Nakuru Training Institute                             
  82. Pioneer International University                
  83. Kenya Institute of Mass Communication Nairobi                 
  84. International Leadership University (Nairobi International School of Theology)                      
  85. East Africa Institute of Certified Studies Nairobi                  
  86. Kaiboi Technical Training Institute                            
  87. Institute of Advanced Technology Kenya                
  88. Lukenya University                         
  89. Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute                       
  90. Ramogi Institute of Advanced Technology Kisumu                             
  91. Computer Pride Training Centre Nairobi                 
  92. Cornerstone Training Institute Nairobi                    
  93. Machakos Institute of Technology                           
  94. ICT College Thika                            
  95. Migori Teachers college               
  96. Alphax College Eldoret                  
  97. Kenya Aeronautical College Nairobi                         
  98. Tom Mboya Labour College Kisumu                         
  99. Nairobi Technical Training Institute                         
  100. Star College of Management Sciences Nairobi              

List of 10 Best Universities in Africa in 2019

List of best Universities in Africa in 2019;

  1. University of Cape Town
  2. University of the Witwatersrand
  3. University of Pretoria
  4. Stellenbosch University
  5. University of Kwazulu Natal
  6. Cairo University
  7. University of Johannesburg
  8. University of the Western Cape
  9. University of Nairobi
  10. University of South Africa
  11. Makerere University

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