Member University in Focus – Maseno University

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Member University in Focus – Maseno University

Maseno Issue 26Maseno University is a full member of the Association of African Universities and is a Public University in Kenya, enacted by an Act of Parliament in 1991. In 2000 it was elevated to a fully fledged University.

It is located in Maseno Township along Kisumu-Busia road, 25 km from Kisumu City and approximately 400 km west of Nairobi the capital city of Kenya.  Maseno University is the only university on the globe that lies along the Equator.

Maseno University has the following four Campuses, a College and a Constituent College:

  1. Maseno Main Campus which is located in Maseno Township. The core activities and central administration are located here.
  2. Homa Bay Campus located at the SONYACO Plaza in Homa Bay town.
  3. The eCampus is one of the latest innovations by Maseno University to facilitate online delivery of high quality certificate, diploma and degree programmes to learners in various parts of the country, the East African region and beyond.
  4. Kisumu City Campus College is within the Central Business District of Kisumu City.
  5. Bondo University College (former Bondo Teachers Training College) became a Constituent College of Maseno University.

The University offers undergraduate and post-graduate programs in different disciplines at the following faculties and schools: Arts and Social Sciences; Education; Biological & Physical Sciences; Public Health and Community Development; Environment and Earth Sciences; Development and Strategic Studies; Business and Economics; Medicine; Agriculture and Food Security; Mathematics and Actuarial Science; Computing and Informatics; Planning & Architecture; Gender Studies.

Latest News from Maseno University

  1.  The Vice Chancellor of Maseno University is  Professor Julius Omondi Nyabundi and was appointed in November 2015.
  2. The 15th Graduation Ceremony for Maseno University will be held on the 11th December 2015
  3. Maseno University runs a successful Business Incubation and Mentorship Program
  4. The Maseno University FaceBook Page has over 28,000 followers
    Maseno University have been active on Twitter since October 2011. Follow Maseno University on Twitter for regular updates

How to contact Maseno University
Private Bag
Maseno, Kenya
Tel: 057 351040


  1. Abdoul Hakim says:

    hello sir, i want to know when AAU will call the fellows of Ecowas programme. Because  till now we don’t have any information .i am from TOGO.Thank you.

  2. Moses Kijugu says:

    Maseno university was mentored by Moi University. This is great progess on higher education in Kenya and Africa as a whole.

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