Mount Kenya University Main campus is located in Thika, with other campuses in Nairobi, Parklands, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nkubu, Meru, Kakamega and Kisii. The University has study centres in Malindi, Kisumu, Nyeri and Kericho and marketing offices in Garissa, Isiolo and Kitale
MKU has a Management Board (MB), which is responsible for the implementation of the university policies and undertakes the day-to-day management of the University affairs. The MKU Senate is in charge of all academic matters in accordance with the University Charter. The University is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and is a member of Inter-University Council for East Africa, African Association of Universities, and Association of Commonwealth Universities.
MKU has successfully established partnership with like-minded institutions of higher learning around the globe. Currently the University has over 50 partnerships and linkages at local, regional and international levels.
The University has a three (3) institutes namely: Equip Africa Institute, Institute of Security, Justice and Ethics and Institute of Films, Performing and Creative Arts, one (1) College( Equip Africa College of Health Sciences) and 13 schools namely: Medical School; Public Health; Nursing; Clinical Medicine; Pharmacy; Law; Pure and Applied Sciences; Engineering Energy and Built Environment; Education; Computing and Informatics; Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Management; Social Sciences and School of Business and Economics.
In addition to the Commission for University Education, MKU programmes are accredited by the following professional bodies: Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB); The Kenya Nutritionists & Dieticians Institute (KNDI); Clinical Officers Council (COC); Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (KMPDB); Public Health Officers and Technicians Council (PHOTC); Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK); Commission for Legal Education (CLE) and Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologist and Technicians Board (KMLTTB).
Mission and Vision
“To be a Global Hub of Excellence in Education, Research and Innovation”
“To provide world class education, research and innovation for global transformation and sustainable development.”
“To harness knowledge in applied Sciences and Technology for the service of humanity”