United States International University (USIU) is located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in Nairobi. It was founded in 1969 as the Africa campus of United States International University in San Diego, California. The university was first accredited in 1981 by the accrediting commission for senior colleges and universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) as part of USIU-San Diego. The Kenya Commission for Higher Education awarded USIU its charter in 1999 as an independent institution. The university offers both Undergraduate and Master’s Degrees.


  • Chandaria School of Business
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Science and Technology

University Website: www.usiu.ac.ke