The University of Nairobi (UoN) is the best institution of higher learning in Kenya and East Africa according to the January 2017 Webometrics ranking.
The university is also ranked 8 in Africa and 775 globally. The ranking evaluated over 24,000 Higher Education Institutions across the world.
UoN was ranked 11 globally in the presence parameter, 785 in visibility and 910 in the transparency which reflects the number of citations from top authors. In excellence or scholar parameter, UoN was ranked 1513.
Moi and Egerton universities took position two and three in the country while Uganda's Makerere University emerging second in East Africa.
Harvard University was ranked the best in the world followed by Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.