UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI RANKED POSITION 1 IN KENYA ONCE AGAIN

University of Nairobi once again takes the lead in Kenya according to the January 2021 Webometrics ranking. In Africa, University of Nairobi clinched position 13 with the top 12 positions being taken up by South African and Egyptian universities.

UoN was at Position 1 in East Africa and 1052 in a total of over 30,000 universities ranked globally.

Webometrics ranks universities based on Impact, Openness and Excellence parameters in its ranking. UoN ranked 1181 in Impact, 615 in Openness and 1625 in Excellence parameters.

UoN ranked in the top 6.8% globally

UoN has been ranked in the top 6.8% out of twenty thousand universities worldwide according to the Center for World University Rankings’ new list for 2020-21. The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) publishes the largest academic rankings of global universities.

Objective indicators are used for all four key pillars underlying the methodology of the ranking (quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty, and research performance) with no reliance on surveys and university data submissions.