List of all universities in Kenya that have been given permission to provide law programs, including those whose permissions are still pending, has been released by the Council of Legal Education.
On this Tuesday, June 28, the council announced that only two institutions had received approval to offer Masters in Law programs.
This announcement was published in the local dailies.
The two are Mount Kenya University, whose tenure was extended to March 2026, and Strathmore University, whose status will be reviewed in November 2024.
Twelve universities will provide There are three institutions where the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Diploma in Law will be studied. As of June 30, 2022, one institution had not complied with the requirements, while ten other institutions’ licenses are still pending.
Egerton University School of Law received an extension up to June 2026, Kabarak University’s license was extended to June 2026, and Africa Nazarene University’s license was extended to December 2025 in the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) category.
The University of Nairobi School of Law’s Parklands campus as well as Moi University’s and Chuka University’s licenses were also extended to December 2025.
While Kisii University and University of Embu have till April 2024, Umma University will continue to provide LL.B programs until September 2025.
Other institutions that were accepted included the University of Nairobi School of Law’s Kisumu Campus, the Valley Road Campus of Daystar University School of Law (July 2023), and the Parklands Campus of Mt. Kenya University School of Law (July 2023) (2023).
The Kenya Institute of Management, Kisii University School of Law and Mt Kenya University – Parklands Campus are the three institutions approved to offer Diploma in Law.