Programs Offered At Laikipia University in Kenya.

by Laura Wanjiru  - September 14, 2022

Gone are those days’ people of Kenya used to go to Nairobi for education purposes and end up spending a lot of money for accommodation. Kenya now has institutions of learning almost every county and Laikipia County is not left out because it has an established public university known as Laikipia University that offers education to the people of Laikipia County and other Kenyans from other counties.

Laikipia university was established in 2013 by the third president of the republic of Kenya; Hon. Mwai Kibaki. It was initially the constituent college of Egerton university. Since it is a small public university in Kenya, it offers courses from certificate to master’s level only. Their courses are not many because they do not have enough facilities to accommodate many students.

Laikipia University is located within Nyahururu town, 10 kilometers from Nyahururu town along Nakuru – Nyahururu Highway. This university is approximately 50 kilometers from Nakuru town and it is only one hour driving journey from Nakuru town.

Therefore, the courses offered by Laikipia University in Kenya includes:

Certificate courses offered by Laikipia University in Kenya.

  • Certificate in computer applications.

  • Certificate in information and communication technology (CICT).

Bridging courses offered by Laikipia University in Kenya.

Those who did not pass their subjects (got C- minus in the subjects at KCSE) can take bridging courses to boost their chances of joining university. The bridging courses offered includes;

  • Mathematics.

  • English.

  • Biology.

  • Chemistry.

  • Physics.

Degree courses offered by Laikipia University in Kenya.

  • Bachelor of computer science.

  • Bachelor of Science in the utilization and sustainability of Arid Lands.

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (IT).

  • Bachelor of Education in arts.

  • Bachelor of Education in science.

  • Bachelor of Arts.

  • Bachelor of Psychology.

  • Bachelor of Commerce.

  • Bachelor of Science.

  • Bachelor of Biochemistry.

  • Bachelor of Biomedical sciences.

Postgraduate diploma courses offered by Laikipia University in Kenya.

  • Post graduate diploma (PGD) in Education.

  • Post graduate diploma (PGD) in Guidance and Counselling.

Masters programs offered by Laikipia University in Kenya.

  • Master of business Administration.

  • Master of Education (educational management).

Contacts of Laikipia University in Kenya.

They can be contacted by any of the following addresses:

Laikipia University,

P.O. Box 1100 – 20300, Nyahururu, Kenya.

Telephone number: 020 713552761 or 020 2663505

Cell phone: 0713552761

Fax: 020 2663502

Email address: [email protected]



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