University of Nairobi is a Day & Boarding, Mixed School located within Nairobi City County in Starehe Constituency around
School Contacts & Location
Nairobi - University Way
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) is the largest university in Kenya and was ranked number 1 of all public and private Universities in Kenya and ranked number 1479 worldwide by the webometric ranking in 2012.
The inception of the University of Nairobi is traced back to 1956, with the establishment of the Royal Technical College. The Royal Technical College was transformed into the second University College in East Africa on 25 June 1961 under the name Royal College Nairobi.
On 20 May 1964, the Royal College Nairobi was renamed University
College Nairobi.In 1970, the University College Nairobi transformed into the first national university in Kenya and was renamed the University of Nairobi.
- Founded: Est. 1970 Chartered 2013
- KNEC Code: 0
- Affiliation: Central Government
- Gender: Mixed School
- Status: Day & Boarding
- Acreage: 0
- Classrooms: 0
- Students: 61,912
- Teachers: 0