Strathmore University is a private university based in Nairobi, Kenya. Strathmore College was started in 1961, as an Advanced level sixth form College offering science and arts subjects, by a group of professionals who formed a charitable educational trust (now the Strathmore Educational Trust). Saint Josemaría Escrivá, founder of Opus Dei, inspired and encouraged them to start the College.
Strathmore University has a particularly successful accounting program: 60% of the CPA finalists in Kenya coming from it in the past ten years, dating back from 2007. The current Vice-Chancellor of the University is Professor John Odhiambo.
In January 1993, Strathmore University merged with Kianda College and moved to Ole Sangale Road, Madaraka Estate. In August 2002, the Commission of Higher Education awarded Strathmore a Letter of Interim Authority to operate as a University with a Faculty of Commerce and a Faculty of Information Technology.In 2008, Strathmore was awarded a charter to become a fully fledged university. Strathmore University also has since established a Business School, with academic linkage to various top Business Schools, including IESE and Harvard Business School.
To provide all round quality education in an atmosphere of freedom and responsibility; excellence in teaching, research and scholarship; ethical and social development; and service to Society.
To become a leading out-come driven entrepreneurial research university by translating our excellence into a major contribution to culture, economic well-being, and quality of life.
Madaraka Estate Ole Sangale Road
P. O. Box 59857 00200 City Square Nairobi Kenya
Tel.: (+254) (0)20-6006155
Mob.: (+254) (0)722-205428,(0)733-618135
Fax.: (+254) (0)20-6007498
Strathmore University Official Website: http://www.strathmore.edu/