Compared to results released by Webometrics earlier in February 2018 that ranked Egerton University second to the University of Nairobi with Kenyatta University and Moi University following in third and fourth places, the latest results by UniRank has seen changes in the positions occupied by the leading institutions of higher learning in Kenya.
The UniRank pages features the 2018 Kenya University Ranking of the 59 officially registered and recognized Kenyan higher-education institutions that meet a set selection criteria.
According to UniRank, the institutions must be accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the Commission for Higher Education; offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees and/or postgraduate degrees; and delivering courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format.
Based on this criteria, the University of Nairobi emerged as the leading institution of higher education in Kenya followed by Kenyatta University with Egerton University coming in at position three ahead of Moi University.Strathmore University closed the top five rank of the best universities in the country.
The bottom five positions were occupied by KAG East University, Rongo University, Kenya Highlands Evangelical University, Pioneer International University and Lukenya University in that order.
Click here to view the full list of the top universities in Kenya according to the latest UniRank rankings.