Schools Kenya

Kenya Methodist University (KeMU)

The goal of Kenya Methodist University is to encourage excellence in scholarship, research, and selfless service by offering high-quality education.

About Kenya Methodist University

The Methodist Church in Kenya developed the privately chartered Kenya Methodist University (KeMU). It is located five kilometers from Meru Town in a wooded area on the northeastern slopes of Mount Kenya. The Methodist Church’s 1906 education program, which led to the creation of schools, industrial institutes, and colleges, served as the foundation for the creation of KeMU.

To figure out how to start a university in the area, the Methodist Church in Kenya established a working committee in 1987. The project was inspected by the Commission for Higher Education in 1995, and a Letter of Interim Authority was later obtained in June 1997, approving the foundation of Kenya Methodist University. The establishment of academic programs, research, and post-graduate training was facilitated by the authority. On June 28, 2006, KeMU received its full charter as a university. There are campuses for the university in Meru, Nairobi, and Mombasa.

Faculty and Departments At Kenya Methodist University

School of Science and Technology

  • Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Department of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Information Science

School of Education and Social Sciences

  • Department of Education
  • Department of Theology, Religious Studies, and Counselling
  • Department of Communication and Journalism

School of Business and Economics

  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Hospitality and Tourism

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

  • Department of Nursing
  • Department of Surgery
  • Department of Health Systems Management
  • Department of Public Health, Human Nutrition, and Dietetics
  • Department of Pharmacy
  • Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Department of Clinical Medicine and Community Health
  • Department of Human Anatomy
  • Department of Medical Biochemistry
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Department of Reproductive Health
  • Department of Microbiology and Parasitology

FAQS about Kenya Methodist University

Q. How many Students Does Kenya Methodist University admit per year?

A. The university’s admission rate range is 80-90% making this Kenyan higher education organization a least selective institution. 

Q. Is Kenya Methodist University a Federal or State School? 

A. It is a chartered private university.

Q. What is the cut-off point for KeMU?

A. Refer to the School’s website to find out.

Q. What is Kenya Methodist University Official Website?


Q. Is KeMU a good school?

A. Yes. The school has the best lecturers and the quality of education is top-notch yet reasonably affordable. It ranked 12th in Kenya and 4875th in the World 2023 overall rankings.

Q. Are there hostels at KeMU?

A. Yes! The university has separate hostels for boys and girls.

Q. When is the admission form coming out for KeMU?

A. Visit the University’s website to find out.

Q. Who founded Kenya Methodist University?

A. The University was established by the Methodist Church in Kenya.

Q. What are the requirements for KeMU?

A. Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Programmes: KCSE C+ (plus) or equivalent qualifications
  • Postgraduate Programmes: Masters: At least a Bachelor’s degree; 2nd class (upper division) or it’s equivalent from an identified University.
  • Diploma Programmes: KCSE C (plain) or it’s equivalent qualifications.

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