The 10 Best Universities to Study Law in Kenya


Law is one of those courses which has been held in high esteem in Kenya. This is one of those courses that demands a bit of respect when you just mention it; it is a non-verbal code. The point is, it takes a lot not only to go to law school, but to get out; the high qualifications, the requirement of intellectuality, discipline and maturity, the 2 years at the Kenya School of Law… The list is endless.

However, it is a very profitable course as long as you play your cards well. Below is a list of top 10 universities to study law in Kenya;

University of Strathmore;

It is considered to be one of the best law schools in Kenya. The school had the best performance in the annual bar exams in 2017. You have to get at least a B + in KCSE plus A- in English to have a chance.

Kenyatta University Law School;

It was launched in 2008 and is located in the Parklands area of ​​Nairobi. Prerequisites include KCSE B and a B in English.

University of Nairobi, Faculty of Law;

The study lasts about 4 years, after which you go to Kenya School of Law for 2 years, after which you take the bar exams. This happens in all law schools.

Campus annex of Moi University;

The adjoining campus is Moi University Law School. It is located approximately 5 kilometers from the main campus of Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya.

JKUAT Law School;

You have to have at least a C + in KCSE to have a chance.

Riara University;

It is one of the best law schools in Kenya. To have a chance, you must at least obtain a B- in KCSE and a B in English. You are also expected to pass an oral interview before being allowed entry.

African Nazarene University;

This is considered to be one of the best law schools in Kenya. It is located in Nairobi, Kenya.

Mount Kenya University;

The school offers quality legal education and is also among the best in the country.

Catholic University of East Africa, Faculty of Law;

The entry grade is at least a C + at the KCSE.

Daystar University;

The school is known to be one of the best law schools in Kenya.


Nancy I. Romero

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