Founded in 2006, Gretsa University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Thika (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kiambu. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, Gretsa University (GU) is a very small (enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Gretsa University (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 11 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Kenyan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.