Umma University is a Chartered University in Kenya accredited by the Commission for University Education (CUE). The University has two campuses; Thika and Kajiado.
Umma University was established to increase access to quality higher education to diverse individuals and communities. Umma University is ‘the University of the People’ with the objective of delivering knowledge in various platforms from traditional classroom learning, Distance and Open Learning, On-Line courses, and learning using modern technology.
The university combines Islamic moral and ethical orientation with practical learning about business and technology with the aim of nurturing scholars with varied experiences and leaders with ethical approaches to leadership.
UMMA University Mission:To provide quality university education and training through nurturing and promoting creativity and innovation, transmission and integration of knowledge and technology in order to produce holistic graduates of high value and integrity.
UMMA University Vision:To be a University of excellence in higher education and innovative technology based on high moral values.
UMMA University Philosophy: The philosophy of Umma University is based on Islamic values with an emphasis on the total development of individual talent, moral rectitude, hard work, and competitiveness so as to encourage excellence in all spheres of life.
It is also based on dedication to the furtherance of the Islamic principles while promoting peaceful co-existence between people who profess different faiths.
UMMA University Core Values
Umma University provides a serene environment for learning and teaching. The University has rigorous selection criteria not only informed by academic qualifications but also personal character and discipline.
Those who choose to join Umma University will find the experience stimulating, enriching and satisfying. While teaching using the most modern approaches delivered by experienced lecturers, Umma also aims at molding the character of the learners to make them more effective and ethical professionals.
Umma University Kajiado Campus currently has affordable accommodation hostels for over 1000 students. The hostels were constructed with the convenience of learning in mind. There are separate hostels for male and female students. The rooms are spacious, well lit, and have inbuilt Internet WiFi connections. The campus has two dining halls; one for ladies and the other for gentlemen. Sufficient and affordable food and beverages are available to students at all times.
In Thika Campus, accommodation is provided to students in hostels within the compound. However, since the university is situated in a residential area, affordable accommodation is available to students close to the campus. Catering is provided by the Student welfare department at a spacious dining hall within the campus. However, the students can patronize hotels and food courts at the nearby shopping center. New students can get information on hostels and catering from the office of the Dean of students on admission.