All the Higher institutions of learning help shape the career path one chooses to follow after successful completing secondary school studies.
They also serve as meeting and interaction points where people from different regions within and from without the country.
An individual’s choice to settle in a higher institution of learning depends on academic programs offered and their career choice, and their ranking as well as availability of finances.
Currently there are more than 40 universities but here is list of some of the top 10 Universities .
University of Nairobi.UON
It is the oldest University Kenya.
Having started in 1956 as Royal Technical College , it has gone through several transformations including changes in name.
Makerere University lead to the birth of University of Nairobi.
University of Nairobi is ranked as one of the best performing universities in Kenya and in the top 10 universities in Africa.
It is located in Nairobi and the only university with the main campus in the city.
This institution has produced top leaders who are in government.
Kenyatta University KU
It was started 1985.
The institution is amongest the leading in innovations and inventions in the country.
It is further known for its largest teaching, referral and research hospitals .
Kenyatta University has 2 campuses in Nairobi with main campus along Nairobi -Thika Superhighway and another in the city centre.
Moi University, Eldoret
Was founded in 1984 as the 2nd public university in Kenya.
It was named after the late president Daniel Arap Moi.
The University has produced some of the best engineering students as well as some of the best sportsmen in rugby and athletics known globally.
Was started as a farm school in 1939 by a British settler, then upgraded to an Agricultural College offering diploma programs in 1950.
Egerton University is located in Njoro, Nakuru County having became an independent University in 1987.
Egerton university also leads in agricultural research projects in the country.
It was founded in 1991 and it is located in Kisumu county, western part of Kenya.
The University is known to be the best medical and dental university as well as it’s advancements in technology.
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology -JKUAT
The university is known for competitive courses in technology and engineering,Arts, sciences, business as well as education programs
It has produced the digital devices that were used in 2019 during census in Kenya.
This university is situated in Nakuru along Nakuru-Eldama Ravine highway and ranks as one of the best private universities in Kenya.
University of Eastern Africa/ Baraton
This was started in 1978 offers different programs ranging from nursing degrees, finance, biotechnology, nursing and agriculture among others.
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology -MMUST
This University is situated in western Kenya ,Kakamega county.
The university offers sciences and humanities-based programs.
It remains among the best universities that offer engineering, languages and humanities among other universities.
This is a public university college located at the coast of Kenya in Kilifi county – mombasa
The university offers health sciences, business and environment ,Earth studies among others.