Daystar University – Athi River was founded in 1964 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, by a South African Lawyer, Mr. S.E Motsoko-Pheko, and Dr. Donald & Mrs. Faye Smith, an American missionary couple.

They derived the name ‘Daystar’ from the Bible, 2 Pet 1:19 where it signifies Jesus Christ. It is on the basis of this that every member of Daystar University is encouraged to fully emulate Jesus Christ.

Daystar University is a Christian premier learning and research institution. It has produced over 7,000 graduates since its inception 37 years ago. A pace setter in Communications training, Daystar University graduates contribute to the economy and society and have gone on to become leaders in all areas of society and industry.

Daystar University – Athi River offers Pre-University, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. Our academic programs are designed to offer unique opportunities for students who wish to pursue a wide range of career options. Pre-university and daytime undergraduate programs are offered at the Athi River Campus situated on the edge of the Athi plains on the slopes of the Lukenya Hills, about 40 kilometers from downtown Nairobi.

Diploma courses, postgraduate programs, day and evening undergraduate programs are offered at the Nairobi Campus. The University also offers daytime Pre-university programme at the Nairobi Campus. The campus offers day and evening Pre-university, undergraduate, and postgraduate programs.
The University recently opened the Mombasa Campus, at Apollo House, Moi Avenue.

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