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  • United States International University Africa (USIU-A)

  • Private University
  • #007 Kenyan university ranking
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Brief

  • Type: Private University
  • Main Campus: Nairobi
  • Established: 1987
  • Ranking : #007
  • Post-Graduate: 3 programs
  • Undergraduate: 13 programs
  • Diploma:0 programs
  • Certificate:0 programs
  • Proffessional :0 programs

About United States International University Africa (USIU-A)

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United States International University Africa (USIU-A) Overview

United States International University (USIU) was founded by William
C. Rust and registered under the Companies Act (Cap 486) on 18th
September, 1969.

Since its establishment as a university in 1970, USIU
has had four Vice Chancellors at its helm. They are William C. Rust;
Director of the Nairobi campus, Dr. Dee Aker, 1981-1984; Director of the
Nairobi campus Dr. Lillian K. Beam, 1984-1994; and Professor Freida
Brown was the Director of the Nairobi campus from 1994-1999 and has been
Vice Chancellor since 1999.

In 1999, USIU received its accreditation from the Commission for Higher Education (CHE) in Kenya. In 2008, USIU received accreditation as an independent university from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in the United States.

Prospective
students interested in applying to USIU must ensure that they meet the
entrance requirements. If a prospective student meets these
requirements, they should then verify with the application checklist for
the necessary documents.

International applicants must
demonstrate English proficiency before commencing with their academic
program. International applicants are considered for admission on the
same basis as local applicants. For students who may want to transfer
credits, they must ensure that they meet the requirements set out by the
admissions office.

USIU also offers financial aid opportunities
for undergraduate and graduate students.Those wishing to seek external
financial aid can choose from the list provided on the Financial Aid
page on the USIU website.

The university has three schools that
offer various undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The schools
are The Chandaria School of Business, The School of Humanities &
Social Sciences, and The School of Science & Technology.

USIU’s
alumni includes major figures such as Major General Charles Mwanzia,
Managing Director of Access Kenya Mr. Kris Senanu, CEO of the Bidco
Group Mr. Vimal Shah, Honorable Martha Karua, Member of Parliament for
Gichugu Constituency and Honorable Lewis Nguyai, Assistant Minister for
Local Government and Member for Kikuyu Constituency.



The university is an independent,
not-for-profit institution serving 5534 students representing 62
nationalities; 85% of whom are domestic and 15% are international.

United States International University Africa (USIU-A) Location

United States International University (USIU-Africa) is
located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in the suburb of Kenya’s
capital city of Nairobi.

United States International University Africa (USIU-A) History

United States International University (USIU) was founded by William
C. Rust and registered under the Companies Act (Cap 486) on 18th
September, 1969. Since its establishment as a university in 1970, USIU
has had four Vice Chancellors at its helm. They are William C. Rust;
Director of the Nairobi campus, Dr. Dee Aker, 1981-1984; Director of the
Nairobi campus Dr. Lillian K. Beam, 1984-1994; and Professor Freida
Brown was the Director of the Nairobi campus from 1994-1999 and has been
Vice Chancellor since 1999.

In 1999, USIU received its accreditation from the Commission for Higher Education (CHE) in Kenya. In 2008, USIU received accreditation as an independent university from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in the United States.

United States International University Africa (USIU-A) contact details.

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  • +254.20.3606000, +254.730.116000
  • info@usiu.ac.ke
  • www.usiu.ac.ke
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Programs at United States International University Africa (USIU-A)

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