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.
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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|
|4||Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology||4745||1527||2969|
|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|
|15||Catholic University of Eastern Africa||6975||6731||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|