The Maasai Mara University in Kenya is one of the most recent universities to receive university standard in Kenya. Formerly, the Maasai Mara University in Kenya was a constituent college of Moi University in Kenya. The Maasai Mara University was formerly known as Narok University College in Kenya. The Narok University College was a constituent college of Moi University in Kenya since 2008, and was granted a charter on February 2013. Before being a constituent college of Moi University, the Narok University College institution served as a teacher training college in Kenya.
The Maasai Mara University in Kenya is located approximately 1 kilometre off the Narok- Bomet Highway and atleast 2 kilometres away from Narok town in Kenya. Maasai Mara University in Kenya is nationally located 150 kilometres northwest of the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi.
The Maasai Mara University has a broad based learning curriculum that encompasses various disciplines such as Arts in Kenya, Education, Natural Resource Management as well Tourism discipline in Kenya. The Maasai Mara University has other narturization programs in Kenya that enhance the co-curricular spirit such as guide leadership, sporting activities as well as religious unions in Kenya.
The Maasai Mara University recently acquired a new vice chancellor who was the former principal of the Murang’a Teachers College in Kenya, Professor Mary Walingo. Maasai Mara University in Kenya is also acquiring a new facelift that comes with the newly gained University status. There are atleast three new buidings that are being constructed within the Maasai Mara University to house the administration building as well as Maasai Mara University lecture theatres for the large numbers of students being enrolled into the Maasai Mara University campus.
The Maasai Mara University in Kenya whose name was informed by the nearby Maasai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya largely promotes interaction between the students in Kenya, researchers and the local community for sustainable development. Over time the Maasai Mara University in Kenya has expanded to gain more outreach by having other Maasai Mara University satellite campuses in Kenya. Some of the Maasai Mara University campuses in Kenya are found in Bomet, Kipipiri and Nairobi parts of Kenya.
The Maasai Mara University in Kenya has contributed to the conservation of culturally heritage and more so of the Maasai Community in Kenya. The Maasai Mara University has also frontlined in environmental conservation of pristine areas in Kenya such as the Mau Forest Reserve in Kenya.