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Best Universities in Kenya : Webometrics Rankings July 2022 Edition

Kenya has a number of universities and other institutions of higher learning. There are 30 public universities, 30 chartered private universities and 30 universities with Letter of Interim Authority. Webometrics ranking of universities in among the trusted ranking platform in the world.  The Ranking Web is not a ranking of the websites of Universities, it is a Ranking of Universities. It uses both webometric (all missions) and bibliometric (research mission) indicators

The primary objective of the Ranking Web is to promote Open Access to the knowledge generated by the University. Best strategy to improve your rank is to increase quantity and quality of your web contents.

Ranking Web started in 2004 (current is the 18th year of publication) with the aim of offer full coverage of Higher Education Institutions whatever the country or discipline involve. Currently we ranked 31 000 HEIs from more than 200 countries. Editors of the Ranking Web are scientists working at one world-class public research institution with long experience in metrics-guided evaluation. The Ranking Web or Webometrics is the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions offering every six months an independent, objective, free, open scientific exercise for providing reliable, multidimensional, updated and useful information about the performance of universities from all over the world.

 It follows the general introduction to the ranking methodology. However, this is a research project and we change the methodology according to new findings or the availability of sources. If you find discrepancies, please refer to the most updated info that is usually included in the introduction to each new edition.

According to the Webometrics Ranking of universities edition July 2022 edition, the following universities managed to rank on top 20.

Ranking University Impact Rank* Openness Rank* Excellence Rank*
1 University of Nairobi 1091 808 1694
2 Kenyatta University 2041 1490 3345
3 Egerton University 1802 2896 3712
4 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 4745 1527 2969
5 Moi University 4430 1836 3136
6 Maseno University 4730 2099 4664
7 Strathmore University Nairobi 3199 4404 4860
8 Technical University of Kenya 5058 2826 4738
9 Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology 11201 3262 5597
10 Kenya Forestry Research Institute 12186 4448 5691
11 Murang’a University of Technology 2307 4933 7217
12 United States International University 3023 4705 7217
13 University of Embu 4865 3549 7217
14 Pwani University 4858 3930 7217
15 Catholic University of Eastern Africa 6975 6731 6566
16 Daystar University 10088 5165 6566
17 Mount Kenya University 6907 4446 7217
18 Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (Kimathi University College of Technology) 8260 3798 7217
19 South Eastern Kenya University 9443 3251 7217
20 Kenya School of Government 4440 7619 7217

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