Karatina University (karu)

Karatina University

Public University

Mathira Constituency, Nyeri County

Accredited by: Commission for University Education (CUE) Kenya

About Karatina University

Karatina University is a Chartered public university in Kenya. Situated 15km North off Karatina town, the University aspires to be one of the leading institutions of higher learning in Kenya and beyond. We offer quality education that is in tandem with the needs and aspirations of the global village as captured in our Vision, Mission and Core Values.

Karatina University locality is rich in Agricultural soils and endowed with tourist attractions within the vicinity of snow-capped Mount Kenya. The serene environment makes it an ideal place for learning. This institution started in 2007 as Mount Kenya Campus of Moi University. It had succeeded a Tea Training institute. In 2010 it became Karatina University College, a Constituent College of Moi University. Finally, in 2013, Karatina University was awarded a Charter.

The University has five Academic Schools namely:

  • Agriculture & Biotechnology;
  • Business;
  • Education & Social Sciences;
  • Natural Resources & Environmental Studies;
  • Pure & Applied Sciences.


Karatina University has three campuses:

  • Main Campus; Kagochi 
  • School of Business; Karatina town and 
  • School of Education; Itiati.

 

Why study at Karatina University

Karatina University aims to be a University of global excellence, meeting the dynamic needs and development of society.

Vision: 
To be a University of global excellence, meeting the dynamic needs and development of society.

Mission: 
To conserve, create and disseminate knowledge through, training, research, innovation 
and community outreach.

Core Values:

  • Equity
  • Teamwork
  • Meritocracy
  • Academic Freedom
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Probity

Karatina University History

This institution started in 2007 as Mount Kenya Campus of Moi University.
It had succeeded a Tea Training institute.
In 2010 it became Karatina University College, a Constituent College of Moi University.
Finally, in 2013, Karatina University was awarded a Charter.

Karatina University Location

Situated at Kagochi, which is 15km
North off Karatina town, Nyeri County.

Courses offered at Karatina University

Bachelors Degree
4 years
Bachelors Degree
Bachelors Degree
Bachelors Degree
4 years
Bachelors Degree
Bachelors Degree
Bachelors Degree

Bachelor of Education Arts

Karatina University
Bachelors Degree
Bachelors Degree
Bachelors Degree
4 years
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Education Arts

Karatina University
Bachelors Degree
4 years
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Education - Science

Karatina University
Bachelors Degree
4 years
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Economics

Karatina University
Bachelors Degree
4 years
Bachelors Degree
3 years

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Karatina University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Karatina University
Bachelors Degree

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Karatina University
Bachelors Degree