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IS UNIVERSITY EDUCATION REALLY WORTH IT?

In less than a decade the number of institutions of higher learning in Kenya has increased from 7 public and fewer private varsities to the current 22 public universities, 14 chartered private universities and 12 others with Letter of Interim Authority. We need to ask ourselves, if all the renowned colleges offering certificates and diplomas are upgraded to university level where do those who miss the cut-off points go to? Is the quality of education offered in the new institutions similar to that in the already established? Is university education really worth it?