Exchange: United States International University Africa (USIU-Africa)

USIU–Africa is one of the leading private Universities in Kenya representing over 70 nationalities undertaking 29 Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral programs and it is the only university in the region with dual accreditation in Kenya by the Commission for University (CUE) and the United States of America (USA) by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

The university has a large campus located in the Roysambu neighbourhood which includes all sorts of amenities like the cafeterias, playgrounds, sports facilities, libraries and research centres. There are a number of student clubs and organizations and support is offered to students with disabilities. Some of the initiatives at the university includes the Global Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship (GAME) and the Development Partnerships in Higher Education (DELPHE). The university has partnerships with a number of global organization including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Learn more about USIU-Africa Students’ Experience here.

Credit Equivalency: 30 USIU-Africa Credits = 5.0 FCE

Available Courses: Available here

Housing: Housing is guaranteed for nominated exchange students from U of T who submit their housing application by the deadline stipulated by the host institution. Students must follow instructions from the host institution, and specific room types and/or locations may not be guaranteed. Please find more information here. Housing and meal plan costs can be found here.


Country(ies): Kenya
City: Nairobi
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Dec), Winter (Jan-Apr), Year-long (Sep-Apr)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates).