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Our Key Milestones

As Strathmore College, an Advanced-level Sixth Form College (men only) offering Science and Arts subjects. Strathmore was Kenya's first multiracial multi-religious school

Strathmore College merged with Kianda College (an institution founded in 1961 for women) and moved to the present campus.

The Commission for Higher Education (now Commission for University Education) awarded Strathmore a Letter of Interim Authority to operate a university and offer the flagship undergraduate Programmes in Commerce and Information Technology.

Launched Strathmore Business School, as a graduate school to fill in the existing gap in leadership & management in Executive Education and MBA.

Strathmore is awarded a Charter by the Government of Kenya giving it full legal recognition to operate as a University.

Launched School of Finance & Applied Economics to expand the programme offering from the initial focus on business & information technology

Launched School of Law to further expand the academic offering and contribute to legal education and academic research in the country.

Launched a new 10-year strategic plan that provides vision and map for the university for the next 10 years.

Launched 3 new Masters programmes in the Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

Our Values

Service to Society

We serve society through research, education and institutional citizenship.


Through sanctification of work, we strive for work excellence and the highest-quality output.

Life-long Learning

We develop programmes and adapt teaching methods that equip learners with skills and tools for innovation and adaptability, and personal development.

Freedom and Responsibility

We respect the freedom of the individual person and acknowledge that with freedom comes responsibility


We seek to provide solutions at the most immediate level to a need.

Personalized Attention

We seek to provide an environment where all our stakeholders can receive individual and customized service and support.

Ethical Practice

We honour the beliefs, morals, and values of the academic profession and help others to do the same.


We respect one another’s commitment to a common purpose and work together to meet the needs of our clients.