Daystar University

Program Overview
Daystar University is a fully accredited Christian university of a approximately 1,500 students.Undergraduate students are housed on the Athi River Campus built on 300 acres of land 40 kilometers from Nairobi. George Fox students will have the opportunity to study with Africa students from across East Africa.

Course Contentkenya
It offers a variety of majors and courses including, but not limited to, Peace and International Studies, Economics, Communication, Language and Performing Arts, Psychology, Counseling and Child Development, Computer Science and Science and Engineering. All George Fox students are eligible to apply to Daystar University.  Courses can be transferred back to George Fox either as electives, General Education, or as major requirements.

Students will have the option of several excursions including, climbing Mt. Kenya the second tallest mountain in Africa, relaxing in Mombasa on the Indian Ocean, traveling to Kampala, Uganda and white water rafting on the Nile.

Program Fees
Students pay their regular George Fox tuition and room and aboard and continue to receive all of their financial aid. Due to the high cost of some programs an additional fee may be charged. The student is responsible for round trip airfare. There also may be an additional charge for a visa. The fee does include emergency travel insurance.

The student will fill out two applications:
• George Fox off-campus application

The Daystar application should only be completed after being informed from the Director of Study Abroad that you are accepted for an off-campus study semester.

• Daystar University application (contact Center for Study Abroad)

Students must be full-time undergraduates with junior or senior status, holding a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher to apply.

Students will be housed in student dorms with African students.

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