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United States International University Africa

United States International University Africa, also known as USIU Africa, is a private university in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community.[1] The university is accredited by the Commission for Higher Education (CHE) in Kenya and by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).[2]

United States International University Africa (USIU Africa)
USIU Africa Logo.png
MottoEducation to take you to places
TypePrivate
Established1969; 50 years ago (1969)
Administrative staff
1,000+ (2018)
Students8,500+ (2018)
Location,
CampusUrban
Websitewww.usiu.ac.ke

LocationEdit

The university campus is located in the Mirema neighborhood, in the Kasarani suburb of Nairobi, Kenya's capital and largest city. This location lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi), by road, northeast of Nairobi's central business district.[3] The coordinates of the university campus are: 01°13'05.0"S, 36°52'45.0"E (Latitude:-1.218056; Longitude:36.879167).[4]

HistoryEdit

The university was established in 1969 as the Nairobi Campus of United States International University (USIU), a San Diego -based institution. In 1999, the United States International University, Nairobi Campus, established itself as a separate university under its new name: USIU Africa. In 2001, USIU merged with the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) to form Alliant International University.[5]

Over 130 nationalities are represented among the student population undertaking 24 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs at USIU Africa. The university has an alumni population in excess of 140,000.[1]

Academic schoolsEdit

As of June 2018, USIU Africa maintained the following academic schools:

  • The Chandaria School of Business[6]
  • The School of Science and Technology[7]
  • The School of Humanities & Social Sciences[8][9]
  • The School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences.[10]
  • The School of Graduate Studies, Research & Extension[11]

Academic coursesEdit

Prominent alumniEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Julie Kwach (January 2018). "USIU Kenya: United States International University Kenya". Nairobi: Tuko.co.ke. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  2. ^ USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "United States International University Africa: Accreditation". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  3. ^ Globefeed.com (6 June 2018). "Distance between Nairobi Central, Nairobi, Kenya and United States International University Africa, Kasarani Area, off Thika Road, Nairobi, Kenya". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  4. ^ Google (6 June 2018). "Location of The Campus of USIU Africa, Karasani, Nairobi, Kenya" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  5. ^ Alliant International University (2014). "History of Alliant International University". Alliant International University. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  6. ^ USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "Academic Affairs: Chandaria School of Business". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  7. ^ USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "Academic Affairs: School of Science & Technology". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  8. ^ USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "Academic Affairs: School of Humanities & Social Sciences". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  9. ^ Nation Reporter (9 March 2015). "USIU-Africa Opens Event Related Potential Laboratory for Research". Daily Nation. Nairobi. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  10. ^ Staff Reporter (18 March 2015). "USIU-Africa Opens US$6.5 Million Science Centre". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  11. ^ USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "School of Graduate Studies, Research & Extension". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  12. ^ a b c d e USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "Chandaria School of Business: Undergraduate Programs". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  13. ^ a b c d e USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "School of Science & Technology: Undergraduate Programs". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  14. ^ a b c USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "School of Humanities & Social Sciences: Undergraduate Programs". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  15. ^ a b c USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "Chandaria School of Business: Graduate and Doctoral Programs". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  16. ^ a b USIU Africa. "School of Science & Technology: Graduate Programs". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  17. ^ a b c d e f USIU Africa (6 June 2018). "School of Humanities & Social Sciences: Graduate and Doctoral Programs". Nairobi: United States International University Africa. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  18. ^ Business Daily Reporter (12 July 2016). "Transport minister confirms Catherine Wairi as KPA boss". Business Daily Africa. Nairobi. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  19. ^ Muyanga, Philip (10 June 2018). "Intrigues behind KPA Managing Director Catherine Mturi-Wairi's exit". Daily Nation. Nairobi. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  20. ^ Julie Kwach (January 2018). "USIU Kenya: United States International University Kenya". Nairobi: Tuko.co.ke. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  21. ^ Kipng'enoh, Wesley (October 2017). "How Esther Passaris achieved her dream of graduating from USIU". Nairobi: SDE.co.ke. Retrieved 5 June 2018.

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