Kitui County is a county in the former Eastern Province of Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Kitui, although Mwingi is also another major urban center. 

The county has a population of 1,136,187. and an area of 30,430 km². It lies between latitudes 0°10 South and 3°0 South and longitudes 37°50 East and 39°0 East. Wikipedia

There are Universities/Colleges and other institutions of higher learning in Kitui. Find colleges that offer various certificate, diploma, bridging, undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Kitui. You can get all details for a particular college by visiting the college’s links pinned.

List of Universities/Colleges in Kitui County:

NAME: CATEGORY/Major Campus Location
South Eastern Kenya university Public University Main Campus Kwa-vonza
South Eastern Kenya university


Public University Kitui Town Campus Kitui town
Kenyatta University Public University Kitui Campus Kwa-Vonza
Kitui Teachers Training College Teaching College Kitui Kitui town
Kenya Medical Training College College Kitui Campus Kitui Town
Kenya Water Institute TVET Kitui Campus Kitui Town
Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences Medical College Kitui Campus Kitui Town
Jordan Hospital Medical Training College Medical College-TVET Kitui Campus Kitui-Jica
Jubilee College College Kitui campus Kitui town
Kitui Institute of Business and Computer Studies College-Business/Computer Kitui Campus Kitui
Kitui Institute of Business Studies College-Business studies Kitui Campus Kitui
Intellects College College-Business Kitui Campus Kitui
Kitui Polytechnic Polytechnic Kitui Kitui
St. John Paul Training Institute Technical Training Kitui Kitui
Kitui Institute of Professionals College-Business Kitui Kitui
Mutomo Institute of Accountancy College-Accounts Mutomo-Kitui Kitui
Rockland College of Science and Technology College Kitui Syongila-Kitui
St Columbas Technical Training College College Kitui
Miambani Technical College College Kitui Miambani
Gai Vocational Training Center Vocational Center Kitui Kyuso
Toprank College of Technology College Kitui Mwingi
Ikutha Technical and Vocational College College Ikutha Ikutha

South Eastern Kenya University(SEKU)

South Eastern Kenya University “SEKU” is a public university with its main campus located in Kwa Vonza, Kitui County, Kenya. It was formerly South Eastern University College “SEUCO”, a constituent college of The University of Nairobi before its award of Charter in 2013. Wikipedia

Kenyatta University Kitui Campus

Kitui campus is located 2km from Kwa Vonza Market, Lower Yatta District, Kitui County twenty-five (25km) from Kitui town on Kitui-Machakos Road. 

The campus can be accessed by either the Nairobi-Machakos- Kitui road or Nairobi –Thika- Kitui road. The facility is built on a 500-acre land with red volcanic soils which are suitable for agriculture. 

It is endowed with modern fully equipped science laboratories, ICT laboratories, a library, and an amphitheater. Other facilities include a Health Unit Clinic and a contemporary kitchen with a large dining area which is also used as a multipurpose hall.

Currently, the campus can accommodate all students admitted hence creating a silent conducive environment for learning.

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Jordan Hospital Medical College

This is a Medical College that was started in 2020 and Running well and held its first graduation this year. It is a private institution owned by Jordan Hospital Ltd Director Dr.Joshua M. Matu.

It is well situated in the cool environment of JICA Five minutes away from the town center thus offering a conducive learning environment for the students. for more information kindly use the below link:


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 Kenya Medical Training College( KMTC) -KITUI

Background Information

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Kitui Campus was established in the year 2004. The Campus is 1 km away from Kitui town and is located along the Hospital road next to Kitui County Referral Hospital. 

The environment is very conducive to learning which makes the Campus excel academically. Kitui Campus admitted its first class of Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) in September 2004. 

The Campus has since experienced exponential growth, with other programs/courses being introduced over the years.

KMTC Kitui Campus is the Centre of Excellence in Family Planning and Reproductive Health.

For more information on courses offered visit the link below:


Jubilee College kitui

Jubilee college is located in Kitui town along Kilungya street next to Bliss Medical center,70 Metres from Naivas supermarket Jubilee college is founded and managed by a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals from across the country.

The college aims at transforming Kenyans into reliable citizens in the job market.

For more information on the courses offered kindly visit the link below:


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List of Universities and Colleges in Kenya

 Kenya has several universities and other institutions of higher learning. There are 30 public universities, 30 chartered private universities, and 30 universities with a Letter of Interim Authority (LIA).

These universities were established through institutional Acts of Parliament under the Universities Act, 2012 which provides for the development of university education, the establishment, accreditation, and governance of universities. 

According to a 2004 report on reforming higher education in Kenya, the rapid expansion of university education in the country was spontaneous.

Response to the increasing demand for higher education necessitated by the increasing flow of students from schools.

From July 2014, all government private institutions offering technical, and vocational education and training were put under TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training).


How Many Sub-Counties does Kitui County have?

There are 8 Sub-Counties in Kitui County.

Kitui County comprises 8 Sub-Counties namely; Kitui West, Kitui Central, Kitui Rural, Kitui South, Kitui East, Mwingi North, Mwingi West, and Mwingi Central.

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