Karatina University in Kenya was formerly a constituent college of Moi University in Kenya and recently received a University Charter in March 2013. Karatina University in Kenya was formerly Karatina University College. Karatina University Main Campus is located in Kagochi, which is 14 km from Karatina Town in Kenya. Karatina town is 2 hours away from the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi on Thika Superhighway. To get to Karatina University Kagochi (Main) campus in Kenya, you board a matatu in Karatina Town Magutu stage located near Karatina Open air market entrance. Karatina University in Kenya is in Nyeri County.
Karatina University has a Karatina Town Campus which is located near Karatina Police Station and Karatina Court of Law. The Karatina University Town Campus is located on Telkom Building just opposite the Law Courts in Karatina Town in Kenya. This Karatina University Town Campus is referred to as Karatina Annex.
Karatina University in Kenya also has a campus in Nanyuki town in Kenya. Karatina University Nanyuki campus is located in Telkom building in Nanyuki town along Kenyatta highway. The Karatina University Nanyuki is located just opposite the office of the Commissioner in Nanyuki town.
Karatina University in Kenya offers courses in Education, Social Sciences, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Business, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Pure and Applied Sciences. Karatina University in Kenya also offers Diploma programmes in Kenya. The Diploma courses offered in Karatina University in Kenya include; Diploma in Early Childhood Development & Primary Education, Diploma in Criminology, Diploma in County and Public Administration, Diploma in Community Development, Diploma in Business Management, Diploma Human Resource Management, Diploma in Information Technology, Diploma in Horticulture and Diploma in Tourism and Wildlife Studies.
Karatina University in Kenya also offers certificate courses such as Certificate in community Wildlife Management and Certificate in Sanctuary wildlife Management.