Kenya (Daystar University) Study Abroad Program


Kilimanjaro from Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Photo by Sergey Pesterev on Unsplash

Program Overview

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

Course Content

A variety of majors and courses are offered, including, but not limited to:

You are eligible to apply to Daystar University. Courses can be transferred back to George Fox either as electives, general education, or as major requirements.


You 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 whitewater rafting on the Nile.


You will be housed in student dorms with African students.

Program Fees & Eligibility

You pay your regular George Fox tuition and room and board and continue to receive all of your financial aid. Due to the high cost of some programs, an additional fee may be charged. You are responsible for round-trip airfare. There also may be an additional charge for a visa. The fee does include emergency travel insurance.

To apply, you must be a full-time undergraduate student with junior or senior status, holding a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Application Process

Applying to the program is a two-step process, requiring that you complete both a George Fox and external site application. Visit the Application Page to get specific details. Once you’ve completed the George Fox application, we will provide you with information to apply to the Kenya program.