South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU)

South Eastern Kenya University

Public University

Kitui West Constituency, Kitui County

Accredited by: Commission for University Education (CUE) Kenya

About South Eastern Kenya University

SOUTH EASTERN KENYA UNIVERSITY is a fully-fledged Public University that was awarded Charter on 1st March 2013 by His Excellency Hon. Mwai Kibaki, the former President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces.

The University-Main Campus is located in Kitui County in a serene and conducive learning environment, 12 Kilometers off Kwa Vonza Market, along the Kitui-Machakos main road.

SEKU has witnessed tremendous growth and currently offers various certificate, diploma, undergraduate and post-graduate programmes. The University has other campuses namely Kitui Town Campus, Machakos Town Campus, Wote Town Campus, Mtito Andei Campus, and Nairobi Town Campus.

The University Academic programs are offered in the following schools:

  • School of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • School of Business and Economics
  • School of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
  • School of Information and Communication Technology
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • School of Water Resources Science and Technology
  • School of Environment and Natural Resources Management
  • School of Education
  • Institute of Mining and Mineral Processing

The University currently has about 6,000 students registered in the various campuses with the bulk of them being at the University's main campus.

Vision: A globally competitive Centre of Excellence in Teaching, Research Innovation and Service.

Mission: To provide a quality education through teaching, research, extension, innovation and entrepreneurship with emphasis on dryland agriculture, natural resources and environmental management.

Why study at South Eastern Kenya University

South Eastern Kenya University is a fully-fledged University and is the successor to the South Eastern University College (SEUCO) which was a Constituent College of the University of Nairobi.

The University has undergone tremendous growth since its inception in 2008. The current student population stands at around 6,000 students. We pride ourselves in having highly qualified teaching staff consisting of Professors and lecturers most of whom have a Ph. D and vast experience in both teaching and research.

This ensures that our students are well equipped with knowledge in their areas of study that makes them stand out from the rest. Our focus is producing all-around graduates able to contribute to the development of this country.

The University is a premier institution of higher learning in the region offering various certificate, diploma, and degree programs. SEKU envisions becoming a World Class University with quality teaching, creative learning, innovative research, and strong community outreach.

South Eastern Kenya University History

South Eastern University of Kenya is fully fledged and is the successor to the South Eastern University College (SEUCO) which was a Constituent College of the University of Nairobi. The University has undergone tremendous growth since its inception in 2008.
The current student population stands at around 6,000 students.

South Eastern Kenya University Location

South Eastern University Main Campus is located in Kitui County in a serene and
conducive learning environment, 12 Kilometers off Kwa Vonza Market,
along the Kitui-Machakos main road.

Courses offered at South Eastern Kenya University

Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science in Biology

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Education Science

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Education Arts

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Economics

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Commerce

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Arts

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years

Bachelor of Business Information Technology

South Eastern Kenya University
Bachelors Degree
4 years