During 2014 university ranking in Africa, University of Nairobi was ranked as the best University in Kenya. University of Nairobi (UON) in Kenya is ranked 12th best university in Africa, up from 14th position during the 2013 ranking of universities. The 4 International Colleges and Universities ranks top universities in Africa every year. The 2014 4ICU ranking of universities in Africa was labelled `Gateway to Universities and Colleges`. The Universities in Africa were ranked according to the web popularity. University of Nairobi is ranked as the second best university in East Africa after Makerere University in Tanzania.
The most popular private universities in Kenya are Strathmore University in Nairobi, United States International University (USIU) in Nairobi and Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA) in Nairobi respectively.
The top ten best universities in Kenya according to the ranking in 2014 are; University of Nairobi, Moi University, Strathmore University, Kenyatta University, United States International University, Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT), Mount Kenya University, Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA), Egerton University and Maseno University. The competitiveness of universities in Kenya in the recent times is evident as new and efficient universities are emerging, with a huge popularity among the people. There are 44 universities in Kenya, and the ranking of the top ten still renders the public universities in Kenya efficient and more popular, though facing stiff competition from the private universities in Kenya.
Stellenbosch University in South Africa is the top university in Africa, according to the 4ICU university survey in Africa. Find out the whole list of top universities in Africa from http://theafricaneconomist.com/top-100-universities-in-africa-in-2013/#.Uud08hDfrhk