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  • KCA UNIVERSITY

  • Private University
  • #015 Kenyan university ranking
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Brief

  • Type: Private University
  • Main Campus: Nairobi
  • Established: 1987
  • Ranking : #015
  • Post-Graduate: 1 programs
  • Undergraduate: 2 programs
  • Diploma:2 programs
  • Certificate:1 programs
  • Proffessional :4 programs

About KCA UNIVERSITY

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KCA UNIVERSITY Overview

KCA University, is a leading provider of Business and Information Technology training in Kenya and the Africa region, is an institution founded on high ethical and moral values that enable one not only to succeed in academic life but also ensure that one becomes a role model in a global society.
Our aim is to remain at the forefront of centres of learning, teaching and research.
It is not just longevity and global reach that mark the University out and give us our special character, we have also embraced a culture of close academic supervision and careful personal support for our outstanding students in terms of scholarships, bursaries and merit awards.
The leadership of the university has moved together in the same direction and overcome many obstacles to take advantage of many opportunities. Together we will make great things happen for the university.

Our university system makes your studies a truly unique experience: in a small, intimate and multi-disciplinary setting, we will provide you with the chance to establish a new circle of friends quickly, to access a range of varied social and sporting activities and to participate in a lively intellectual community of which the Fellows form an important part.

KCA University, a leading provider of Business and Information Technology training in Kenya and the Africa region, is an institution founded on high ethical and moral values that enable one not only to succeed in academic life but also ensure that one becomes a role model in a global society. Our aim is to remain at the forefront of centres of learning, teaching and research.  
It is not just longevity and global reach that mark the University out and give us our special character, we have also embraced a culture of close academic supervision and careful personal support for our outstanding students in terms of scholarships, bursaries and merit awards.
The leadership of the university has moved together in the same direction and overcome many obstacles to take advantage of many opportunities. Together we will make great things happen for the university.  

Our university system makes your studies a truly unique experience: in a small, intimate and multi-disciplinary setting, we will provide you with the chance to establish a new circle of friends quickly, to access a range of varied social and sporting activities and to participate in a lively intellectual community of which the Fellows form an important part.

KCA UNIVERSITY Location

On Thika Road, Ruaraka

Why Choose KCA UNIVERSITY

Our student-centered faculty and staff will inspire academically qualified students from diverse backgrounds and all ages to benefit from rigorous higher education and professional development opportunities in the context of dynamic global environment.

Deeply rooted in practical scholarship and principles of social justice expressed as ethical awareness, leadership development, economic progress and civic engagement, KCA University will encourage community partnerships and prepare its diverse graduates for responsible citizenship in a global society.


Inspired by the desire to serve society through education, KCA University declares its purpose to be the education of the whole person. The University is thus dedicated to:


  • Prepare students to assume leadership roles in society through an education that stresses ethic intellectual, spiritual and aesthetic values.
  • Provide uncompromising standard of academic excellence and an unwavering commitment to academic freedom and freedom of expression in the search for truth;
  • Provide rigorous and imaginative scholarship; excellent teaching in and out of the classroom; and educational programs designed to provide breadth and depth.
  • Encourage the integration of different forms of knowledge, and to stimulate not only the acquisition but also the creative and humane use of knowledge;
  • Provide opportunities for the open exchange of ideas and experiences among people of diverse background in national origin, gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion and economic class

KCA UNIVERSITY History

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) set up Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) in May 1989.
The dream of becoming a university was discussed and agreed in a strategic plan retreat in 1997.
Collaboration agreement with JKUAT and later UNISA Universities in offering their degree programmes were signed in the year 2000. Diversified to academic programmes.
Applied to the Commission for Higher Education to offer our own degree programmes. First inspection held in the year 2000.
In the year 2002, established satellite colleges in Kisumu and Githunguri as part of the broad strategy of bringing business education to the rural areas. Enrollment increased to over 10,000 students yearly. KCA University was established as a private university vide a gazette notice No. 6895 and shall be the successor to the institution hitherto known as the Kenya College of Accountancy.

The University  offers certificates, diplomas and degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with effect from 26th July 2007.

The University is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal. Before the award of a Charter, the legal framework governing the University is the Universities Act (Cap 210B), Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Act (Cap 164), and Trustees Act (Cap 167) and the Trust Deed.

KCA University was awarded a charter 3rd March, 2013 by H.E. Mwai Kibaki 3rd President of the Republic of Kenya, at KICC alongside  12 other public universities and 2 private universities respectively. Currently our enrollment stand at over 15,000 students annually

KCA UNIVERSITY contact details.

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  • +254 208 070 408/9, +254 203 537 842, +254 710 888 022
  • registrar@kca.ac.ke
  • www.kca.ac.ke
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