Karatina University is situated 15km North off Karatina town and was established as a full-fledged public university on 1st March 2013.
This institution started in 2007 as Mount Kenya Campus of Moi University. It had succeeded a Tea Training institute. In 2010 it became Karatina University College, a Constituent College of Moi University. Finally, in 2013, Karatina University was awarded a Charter.
The University has five Academic Schools namely: Agriculture & Biotechnology; Business; Education & Social Sciences; Natural Resources & Environmental Studies; Pure & Applied Sciences.
We have Campuses in Kagochi (Main), Nyeri town, Karatina town, Itiati and Nanyuki.