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Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST) is a private, women’s only Kenyan university. As a women’s only university, our main objective is to bridge the gap in gender representation in higher education as well as contributing to the social and economic development of the country. The university was founded in 2002 and is accredited by The Commission for University Education (CUE).

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We hold the view that Science and Technology is an indispensable tool in harnessing resources of nature for sustainable development and creating an environment in which human beings can survive and realise their potential; the human person has the moral obligation to creatively improve the environment. The philosophy of KWUST is to lead to the development of human capital through scientific search based on Christian principles. This is achieved through an educational, scientific and technological approach through which every human being must rightfully experience and acquire the tools to actualise this philosophy.

The philosophy of KWUST is to lead to the development of human capital through scientific search based on Christian principles. This can be achieved through a well-conceptualised educational, scientific and technological package through which every human being must rightfully experience and acquire the tools to actualise this philosophy.

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The January 2019 intake now in progress. Email us info@kwust.ac.ke to book your place.

KWUST students are eligible for the government sponsored student loans from the Higher Education Loads Board (HELB). Follow this link to download your form.

Each year, KWUST gives scholarships to students, based on academic merit and financial need. Follow this link to download your scholarship form.

Why study with us?

Committed teaching & support staff

We pride ourselves in having committed teaching and support staff who are always at hand to support the students in academic, personal and pastoral matters.

Trimster based academic calender

We have three academic intakes in a year; January, April and September. This means that a student can choose to take an accelerated course path to complete her studies.

Credit transfers

Our diploma students transit to our degree courses. Degree students from other institutions can transfer their units to KWUST to complete their degree programme with us.

Scholarships

We are passionate about empowering the girl child. Our scholarship programme ensures that no student misses out on an opportunity to pursue higher education on account on financial challenges. The application process for scholarships is open to all our students.

Flexible fees payment

Our fee structure is competitive. We offer flexible payment terms to the parents and guardians of the students. In addition, students from our institution are eligible to apply for loans through the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

Serene campus

Our campus is located on a serene a fifty acre parcel, making it a conducive environment for intellectual and social growth.

What our students say

Shirim nampayion

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology offers scholarships to those who do well in their studies. It has a conducive environment for learning and also nurtures talents. I am happy to be in KWUST.

Catherine Musyimi

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology is in a very quiet place away from town’s noise and the class based lectures make it easy to learn and ask questions.

Grace Wakesho

Stepping in the university was my biggest dream. Thank God Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology gave me the chance to study in their university.  I also want to take this opportunity to thank KWUST for offering me a scholarship.