Kisii University College
Kisii University College,
Kisii University College was founded in 1965 as a Primary Teachers’ Training College on land that was donated by the Gusii County Council. The Primary Teachers’ Training College was upgraded to the status of a Secondary Teacher’s College in 1983 offering ordinary Diploma programme. In 1994, Egerton University took over the college and was offering Post Graduate Diploma in Education up to 2001. In 1999, the first-degree programme (Business and Management) was started in the Faculty of Commerce.
Kisii University College was established on 23rd August, 2007 as a Constituent college of Egerton University. The College is situated One kilometer from Kisii Town Centre along the Kisii – Kilgoris Road. Since its inauguration, Kisii University College has continued to expand. Currently, the University College has a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and Other Professional Certification Courses.
The government of Kenya mandated the university to take over the college as its campus in 1994. Kisii Campus was one of the earliest campuses to be created in Kenya by the then Head of State, H.E. Daniel arap Moi. In 1999, the Faculty of Commerce established a Bachelor of Business and Management as its first degree programmes within the campus to run alongside a postgraduate Diploma in Education, which was phased out in 2001. On 23 August 2007, Kisii University College was established through a Government Legal Notice No.163 of 2007 as a constituent college of Egerton University. On 6 February 2013, it was awarded a charter to become the 13th public university in Kenya.
The university main campus is situated 2 km from Kisii Town Centre, off the Kisii – Kilgoris Road.
P.o Box 408-40200, Kisii.