Umma Profile

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About Umma University

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 approach to leadership. 

Our Vision

 The University of excellence in higher education and

innovative technology based on high moral values.

To provide quality university education and training through nurturing and promoting creative and innovative, transmission and integration of knowledge and technology in order to
produce holistic graduates of high value and integrity.


Our Philosophy

The philosophy of Umma University is based on Islamic values with emphasis on 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.

Our Core Values

Umma University upholds the following core values:

The following are the fundamental core values that will guide the Umma University in the implementation of this strategy:

  • Integrity: The University strives to uphold the values of honesty, truthfulness and sincerity, while remaining ethical and fair in all its activities. The University seeks to maintain a professional outlook while conducting business. The time and effort put into every programme and activity is true to the mission of providing quality university education and training in a professional manner.
  • Partnership: The success of the University is dependent upon the partnerships forged. The intellectual capacity and passion of all staff are the key drivers in achieving partnerships with the relevant customers/clients.
  • Respect: The University recognizes and values all individuals’ unique talents, respects their dignity and strives to foster their commitment to excellence.
  • Stewardship: The University endeavors to foster a spirit of service to employ its resources effective and efficiently both for the development of the University and community towards the realization of it mission.
  • Morality: The University firmly believes that a strong moral code is a key component towards earning trust both internally and externally. The University strives to uphold the highest possible moral competency and responsibility. It is steadfast in practicing and observing ethical and moral principles as outlined in the vision.
  • Innovativeness: The University is committed to seeking new ways in creating and applying knowledge to enhance continued improvement. In the current market place, innovative ideas and techniques are essential to success of the University. The University aims to be creative, effective and efficient to help develop inspired, visionary graduates for the market place.

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