Only fifteen engineering universities in Kenya are accredited to offer engineering courses by the Engineering Board of Kenya (EBK).

This article will look at all public and private universities that have received the go-ahead from EBK to offer specific engineering courses.

To become a graduate engineer in Kenya, you need an engineering degree from a university accredited by EBK to offer the course. Otherwise, you will not be eligible for registration with the body.

List of engineering universities in Kenya

The following is a list of universities with accredited engineering schools in Kenya. After this list, we will look at the courses that each engineering school has been accredited to offer.

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  1. Dedan University of Technology
  2. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology
  3. Kenyatta University
  4. University of Nairobi
  5. Technical University of Mombasa
  6. Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology
  7. Multimedia University of Kenya
  8. Egerton University
  9. Moi University
  10. Murang’a University of Technology
  11. Machakos University
  12. Technical University of Kenya
  13. University of Eldoret
  14. Strathmore university
  15. South Eastern Kenya University.

Dedan Kimathi University School of Engineering courses

The following are all engineering courses that Dedan Kimathi University has been accredited to offer.

  • BSc. – Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc. – Mechatronic Engineering
  • BSc. – Civil Engineering
  • BSc. – Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Nairobi School of Engineering courses

The following are all engineering courses that the University of Nairobi has been accredited to offer.

  1. BSc. – Civil Engineering
  2. BSc. – Agricultural Engineering
  3. BSc. – Mechanical Engineering
  4. BSc. – Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  5. BSc. – Electrical Engineering
  6. BSc. – Biosystems Engineering

Moi University School of Engineering courses

You can enroll for the following courses at Moi University School of Engineering.

  1. B.Tech. – Electrical & Communications Engineering
  2. B.Tech. – Civil & Structural Engineering
  3. B.Tech. – Textile Engineering
  4. B.Tech. – Chemical & Process Engineering
  5. B.Tech. – Production Engineering
  6. B.Tech. – Mechanical & Production Engineering
  7. B.Eng. – Mechanical & Production Engineering
  8. B.Eng. – Chemical & Process Engineering
  9. B.Eng. – Civil & Structural Engineering
  10. B.Eng. – Electrical & Telecommunications Engineering
  11. B.Eng. – Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  12. B.Eng. – Industrial & Textile Engineering
  13. B.Eng. – Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

Kenyatta University Engineering courses

The following are all courses that Kenyatta University School of Engineering has been accredited to offer.

  • BSc. – Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc. – Civil Engineering
  • BSc. – Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BSc. – Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
  • BSc. – Biomedical Engineering
  • BSc. – Aerospace Engineering

Technical University of Mombasa engineering courses

The Technical University of Mombasa has been accredited to offer the following engineering courses.

  1. BSc. – Civil Engineering
  2. BSc. – Mechanical Engineering
  3. BSc. – Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Engineering courses

  • BSc. – Civil and Structural Engineering
  • BSc. – Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • BSc. – Electrical and Communication Engineering

Multimedia university engineering programs

You can enroll in the following engineering programs at Multimedia University

  • BSc. – Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • BSc. – Electrical & Telecommunications Engineering
  • BSc. – Civil Engineering

Egerton University Engineering programs

The Engineering Board of Kenya has accredited Egerton University to offer Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering.

University of Eldoret Engineering courses

  • B.Eng. – Civil & Structural Engineering
  • B.Eng. – Mechanical & Production Engineering
  • B.Eng. – Agriculture & Biosystems Engineering

Technical University of Kenya engineering courses

The Technical University of Kenya has one of the best engineering schools in Kenya. The school is accredited to offer the following engineering courses.

  • B.Eng. – (Mechanical Engineering)
  • B.Eng. – (Chemical Engineering)
  • B.Eng. – (Biosystems & Environmental Engineering)
  • B.Eng. – (Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Muranga University School of Engineering courses

As of 2024, Muranga University has been accredited by EBK to offer BSc. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering. The school is also one of the few universities that offers software engineering degree in Kenya.

Note that software engineering is not regulated by the Engineering Board of Kenya.

Strathmore University Engineering courses

Strathmore University is the only private university on this list. It’s accredited to offer BSc. – (Electrical & Electronics Engineering).

Machakos University school of engineering.

The Machakos University School of Engineering offers the following courses: BSc. – Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

South Eastern Kenya University Engineering courses

The university is accredited to offer BSc Mechanical Engineering, BSc Civil Engineering, and BSc Agricultural Engineering.

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Engineering courses

You can pursue the following engineering programs at Jomo Kenyatta University.

  • BSc. – (Mechanical Engineering)
  • BSc. – (Agricultural Engineering)
  • BSc. – (Civil Engineering)
  • BSc. – (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)
  • BSc. – (Mechatronic Engineering)
  • BSc. – (Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering)
  • BSc. – (Marine Engineering)
  • BSc. – (Mining and Mineral Engineering)

Winding Up

We have looked at all accredited engineering schools in Kenya and the courses they offer.

Incase you are planning to enroll for a related engineering course at the degree level, make sure that the program is accredited to be offered in your preferred institutions by the Engineering Board of Kenya.

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