Graduates from the University of Nairobi and Strathmore University are the most preferred by employers, a new survey shows. Kenyatta University and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology take the second and the third positions as the top public universities that employers prefer.
From private universities, employers prefer graduates from Daystar University and the Catholic University of East Africa. According to the 2017 Quarter One Talent Report, among the public universities, Moi University graduates are the fourth most preferred, followed by Technical University of Kenya, Egerton University, Kenya Medical Training College, Maseno University, Masinde Muliro University, Multi Media University and Maasai Mara University in that order.
- University of Nairobi
- Strathmore University
- Kenyatta University
- Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
- Daystar University
- Moi University
- Catholic University of East Africa
- Technical University of Kenya
- Egerton University
- Kenya Medical Training College
- Maseno University
- Masinde Muliro University
- Multi Media University
- Maasai Mara University
The report released reveals that the rising number of universities in Kenya and the low quality associated with graduates, had pushed the employers into having partiality.