University of Embu
- Public University Constituent College
- #031 Kenyan university ranking
- Type: Public University Constituent College
- Main Campus: Nairobi
- Established: 1987
- Ranking : #031
- Post-Graduate: 0 programs
- Undergraduate: 14 programs
- Diploma:0 programs
- Certificate:0 programs
- Proffessional :0 programs
About University of Embu
University of Embu Overview
Embu University College is a constituent college of the
University of Nairobi.
As you will find out, Embu University College
is a truly inspiring place to be where you will be part of a community
of enthusiastic, industrious, highly qualified and experienced staff and
zealous scholars working together to achieve excellence and build
successful careers in various disciplines to address both national and
The Embu University College (EUC) was
established as a Constituent College of the University of Nairobi via a
Legal Notice No. 65 of 17th June, 2011 by His Excellency the President.
EUC is the successor of the former Embu Agricultural Staff Training
(EAST) College which started in 1947 as an agricultural training school
and was later renamed Embu Institute of Agriculture in 1968. In 1990,
it was upgraded to be Embu Agricultural Staff Training (EAST) College.
The University College is located about 4km from the Embu Town Centre
along the Embu-Meru Road.
EUC is mandated to play a leading role in
the development and expansion of opportunities for higher education and
training, research and support for innovative approaches for the
development of humanity. In the discharge of this mandate, the
University College upholds the following core values; Integrity,
Professionalism, Teamwork, Innovativeness and Customer Focus.
University College remains committed to its vision of becoming a dynamic
epicenter of excellence in training and research for service to
humanity. In an endeavour towards the realization of this vision, EUC
has developed a strategic plan that outlines specific strategic
directions by providing clear focus on defined priorities and the
specific strategies to achieve them.
The University College offers
quality market-oriented undergraduate and postgraduate courses which are
relevant, value-added and affordable in a convenient, stimulating and
challenging learning environment.
Currently, the University College has
- School of Agriculture,
- School of Pure and Applied
- School of Business and Economics,
- School of Education and
Social Sciences and
- School of Nursing
The University College has and continues expanding
its collaborations and linkages with other national and international
organizations in order to ensure that its graduates are abreast with the
latest research findings, technologies and job market trends.
the University continually reviews its curricula in order to ensure
that they are in line with the global market needs.
University of Embu Location
The University College is located 3 km from Embu town, along the busy
University of Embu History
The Embu Agricultural Staff Training (EAST) College was established in
1947 as an agriculture training school for pre-service training at
certificate level to Kenya African
Preliminary Examination (KAPE)
Later in 1968, the Centre was renamed Embu Institute of
Agriculture and started admitting secondary school leavers for two-year certificate
training as Technical Assistants.
In 1990, it was up-graded to an
Agricultural Staff Training College whose mandate was to develop and
implement short management and technical courses, and offer research
and consultancy services to enhance performance in the agricultural
This continued until June 2011 when the College was
converted to Embu University College through a Legal Notice No. 65 of
17th June, 2011.
The EUC council was inaugurated after its upgrading
from Embu Agricultural Staff Training (EAST) College by President Mwai
The objective of the University College is to play a leading role
in the development and expansion of the opportunities for higher
education and research in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Veterinary
Medicine, Forestry, Water and Biological and Physical sciences.
College will develop into a centre of excellence for learning and
research in agriculture and farming systems within and outside Kenya.
University of Embu contact details.
- +254 706 528 876, +254 706 528 878, +254 737 714 764
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Programs at University of Embu
Popular programs at University of Embu
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
- Bachelor of Science in Management of Agro-ecosystems and Environment
- Bachelor of Science BSc
- Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Biotechnology
- Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
- Bachelor of Science in Water resource Management