Top 20 Universities in Kenya According To 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.

RankingUniversityImpact Rank*Openness Rank*Excellence Rank*
1University of Nairobi10918081694
2Kenyatta University204114903345
3Egerton University180228963712
4Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology474515272969
5Moi University443018363136
6Maseno University473020994664
7Strathmore University Nairobi319944044860
8Technical University of Kenya505828264738
9Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology1120132625597
10Kenya Forestry Research Institute1218644485691
11Murang’a University of Technology230749337217
12United States International University302347057217
13University of Embu486535497217
14Pwani University485839307217
15Catholic University of Eastern Africa697567316566
16Daystar University1008851656566
17Mount Kenya University690744467217
18Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (Kimathi University College of Technology)826037987217
19South Eastern Kenya University944332517217
20Kenya School of Government444076197217

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