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Lukenya University


Lukenya University is a Private University located in Kibwezi West Consituency and is accredited by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) to offer Diploma and Certificate programs.

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About Lukenya University

Lukenya University is a privately sponsored University duly accredited and registered by the Government of Kenya, via the Commission for University Education through the award of Letter of Interim Authority in 2015.

We at Lukenya University aim to be the best residential university in East Africa, by offering a wonderful learning experience for our students and faculty.

We offer programs in undergraduate, diplomas, and certificate levels at our main campus.

Lukenya University embraces a Green Philosophy which fosters the use of innovative technologies in global food security, energy and sustainability, health, and universal education.

Vision: To be a dynamic university committed to scholarship in teaching, research, training, and community service.

Mission: To provide demand-driven curricula and adequate resources with an aim of producing graduates equipped with skills relevant to the market needs.

We are located in Mtito Andei, Kibwezi District of Makueni County in Kenya, East Africa. Set along the banks of the Athi River and neighboring the Tsavo East National Park. We are 270kms from Nairobi and 240kms from Mombasa off the A103 HIGHWAY.

Why study at Lukenya University

At Lukenya University; we embrace a quality management system; this has enabled us to equip our students with requisite knowledge, skills, attitude and technical competencies that will make them sell highly in today's competitive job markets. 

Lukenya University has an active leisure and recreation portfolio which students find exciting, we believe that your education goes well beyond your coursework and degree from Lukenya University, for we believe in holistic education. Extracurricular activities can form a vital part of your experience here at Lukenya University and we want to be part of your comfort on campus, creating unique opportunities for friendship and learning, so as to make your training at Lukenya memorable as well as those who come to visit you. We believe that your activities complement your studies.

Your commitment level is entirely up to you. Music and drama are well catered for within the University, whether you enjoy watching or participating yourself. Most Schools/Faculties at the University have an active life, including the famous Lukenya University Drama and Choir Club. The Talent Royal Club also organizes talent nights in various areas including stand-up comedy and music.

Students Centre

The Lukenya University Students Centre is the hub of students? life and activities on Campus. You can catch up with friends at the Student Centre that is home to various activities including indoor games, quiz nights, movie nights, concerts, dancing competition,s and many more social events that are targeted for students. A student centre is a perfect place for socializing and relaxing with friends after classes, over a glass of juice or soda. There are many programs which include drama and music performances and concerts organized by the drama club and various talent clubs such as Talent Royal Club which showcases the work of our students.

Games and Sports

We believe that students need to participate in games and sports as competition and also for leisure. We believe that sport is a fun way to bond with fellow students and make friends too. Players are welcome to join teams in sports they are interested in. Most teams train from Monday to Friday at the main sports ground under the supervision of various coaches led by our sports tutors. The teams compete in tournaments once or twice a month. We also send teams to various national and international tournaments where universities are competing. If you are interested in joining one or two teams, go for one of the training sessions or contact the team captains to get the experience. We have arrangements for students to purchase playing kits and tracksuits, but the costs are not part of the fees.

Female players are especially encouraged to participate no matter the level of experience, just go have fun at the sports ground.

Healthcare Services

Lukenya University has a fully operational clinic established in the University. All students, both government-sponsored and privately sponsored are eligible for treatment. There is a small medical fee paid as part of fees which is paid by all students and which is used to cater for the services provided at the clinic.

The University Clinic provides health care services which include curative, preventive as well as rehabilitative services to staff and students. The Clinic keeps medical records of staff and students and also advises the University on health matters affecting staff and students. The Clinic, which is an outpatient facility, attends to both students and staff (together with their dependants) at the Main Campus. The clinic is fully manned by qualified, competent, experienced staff for the health of all cadres. For emergency referrals and transfers, the University has an understanding of relevant service providers.

Programs offered at Lukenya University


Bachelor of Education Arts

Bachelors Degree Commision for University Education

The Bachelor of Education Arts degree program is designed to produce graduate teachers who are well equipped with the requisite competencies and values of teaching specific subject areas...

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Bachelor of Education Science

Bachelors Degree Commision for University Education

The Bachelor of Education (Science) program is designed to produce professionally qualified teachers who will be competent in teaching science subjects in Secondary Schools and middle-level colleges. The...

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Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Development

Bachelors Degree Commision for University Education

The Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Development prepares students to become qualified instructors who are able to teach and lead children from infancy to the third grade....

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Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelors Degree Commision for University Education

The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree program is a general business course that offers students a wide range of managerial skills that prepares them for careers in business...

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Bachelor of Arts in Community Development

Bachelors Degree Commision for University Education

Community development gives individuals and groups the opportunity to take action and address issues within communities. Problems ranging from economic to social, environmental to cultural can help to...

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Lukenya University - Historical journey

Founded in 2013, as a successor institution to the Lukenya schools, (Est.1992) by the Family of the Late Justice Kasanga Mulwa, and wholly-owned and run by the L.U trust.

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