Graduating from a higher learning institution these days in Kenya is one thing and getting employed as soon as possible is yet another. A research conducted by an international firm has come up with the rank of universities in Kenya that have most of their graduands in some form of employment. The research ranked both public and private universities and came up with a list of top ten universities in Kenya with most of their graduands employed today.

  1. University of Nairobi
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According to the research, University of Nairobi is the top university with the most number of students in employment. The university accounts for 26.5 percent of the employees in Kenyan market.

  1. Kenyatta University

It is the second with a 21. 3 percent take, a close rival of the University of Nairobi. It is known for offering quality degrees over the years. The main course offered in this university is education which is marketable in Kenya today that’s why most graduands from KU are employed.

  1. Moi University
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This is the third university with 18. 1 percent. It is well known for offering quality medicine courses. Over the years most of its graduands have been considered skilled and knowledgeable for work.

  1. Mount Kenya University

It is the fourth university considered to have most of it graduands employed in Kenya today contributing 16.2 percent. It is a private university . Main campus is located in Thika town.

  1. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

It is the fifth university with 15. 2 percent. JKUAT focuses more on agricultural, engineering and information technology courses which are among the most marketable in Kenya today. It is also well known for producing the best candidates over the years.

  1. Maseno University
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It comes sixth with a percentage of 13. 6 .

  1. Egerton University

It follows with a 13.5 percent.

The other three are ;

  1. Egerton university with 13.5 percent
  2. Technical University of Kenya with 8.4 percent.
  3. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology with a 7.1 percent.


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