Abagusii people are notorious for embracing western education with a fixed eye on white-collar jobs. As a result, the number of nationwide best universities & colleges in Kisii County is nearly breaking the academic ceiling.
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In the region is a record-high number of higher learning institutions. These centres of excellence are not only smashing illiteracy but also equipping young people with relevant professional skills.
10 Best Universities & Colleges in Kisii County
The unending streams of knowledge continue to meander Kisii highlands with desirable civilization.
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Top on the list of preferred learning centres are the following institutions;
1. Kisii University (KSU)
Kisii University is a public institution located in Kisii town. The institution founded in 1965 as a primary Teacher’s Training College is now the only premier campus in Gusiiland.
KSU with a yearly intake of about 5,500 freshmen brags a population of at least 15,000 learners.
Kisii University contacts
How many universities are in Kisii County? Kisi University is the only university in both Nyamira and Kisii counties.
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However, there are several colleges and institutes spread across major towns in the region.
2. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture Technology
JKUAT within Umoja Elimu Center occupying 8-10th floors.
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It is located along Kisii- Kisumu highway, a few meters from Twin Towers Complex and Equity Bank.
The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture Technology main campus is located in Juja – off the busy Thika Superhighway.
3. Mount Kenya University – Kisii Campus
Mount Kenya University is a private university offering higher learning in various parts of the country.
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MKU Kisii branch is located along Kisii – Rongo highway; about 4 kilometers from Kisii town.
Mount Kenya University contacts
|Po. Box||411- 40200|
|Mount Kenya University|
4. Kisii National Polytechnic (KNP)
The college formerly called Gusii Institute of Technology (GIT) is located within the central business district.
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Courses on offer range from craft to certificate and diploma to name a few.
KNP sits directly opposite Kereri Girls High School and is only a few meters from the prestigious Elimu Primary.
5. Kenya Medical Training College – Kisii campus
KMTC is a medical training institution located along Hospital Road.
The institution offers certificate, diploma, and higher diploma courses in the medical field.
6. KMTC Nyamache campus
The Kenya Medical Training College Nyamache is attached to the Nyamache Sub-County Hospital in Bobasi Constituency.
KMTC Nyamache contacts.
The campus is highly accessible from nearby towns such as Mogonga, Magena, and Keroka.
7. Kamagambo Teachers Training College
Kamagambo is a Seventh-Day-sponsored College established along Kisii – Rongo Road.
Kamagambo TTC contacts
A majority of veteran teachers are alumnae of Kamagambo Teachers Training College.
8. Nyanchwa Adventist College
The renowned Nyanchwa Adventist College is nearby the newly erected Nyanchwa SDA headquarters.
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It is only a few meters from the iconic Gusii Stadium.
Nyanchwa Adventist College contacts
The college is ideal for highly competitive short-term courses.
9. Elgon View College – Kisii Campus
The institution is a private Vocational Training Centre located at the Golf House Building, neighbouring Gusii Stadium.
Elgon View College contacts
|Po. Box||4063, 40200|
Elgon View is mainly competitive in computer studies and related courses.
10. Kisii College of Accountancy
The Kisii College of Accountancy is a higher-learning institution offering a variety of courses in the field of accounting.
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Famed accountants and businessmen in various parts of the country are KCA graduates.
Addresses and Contacts
KCA College is now accessible at Umoja Complex, 4th Floor.
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Other well-grounded colleges include;
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|St Pauls TTC||0711498435|
Get in touch today for more details on courses, fee structure, intakes, and admissions.
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In the list of best universities & colleges in Kisii County are those that ceased during the tenure of education CS Fred Matiangi. These include Maasai Mara University and the Kisii Campus Ogembo branch.