South Eastern Kenya University details

  • Address: P.O BOX 170-90200, Kitui
  • Location: Kitui
  • Telephone Number: +254-716962770
  • Telephone Number 2: +254-20-2413859
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About South Eastern Kenya University

South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU) is a fully- fledged University which was awarded a Charter on 1st March, 2013 by immediate former President of Hon. Mwai Kibaki.SEKU is located in Eastern province, Kitui district, Yatta division, Kwa-vonza location. It is 13 km from Kwa-vonza market along Kitui –Machakos road in a serene environment conducive for learning. Its immediate neighbours include Kenyatta University Kitui campus, the Goat and Sheep Project Project (GASP) and Nyumbani Village Children’s Home. The University lies on 10,000 acres in Kitui district and 4500 acres in Emali, along the Nairobi-Mombasa road.

The University is comprised of the following schools:
1. School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
2. School of Environment and Natural Resources Management
3. School of Earth Sciences
4. School of Humanities and Social Sciences
5. School of Pure and Applied Sciences
6. School of Engineering and Technology
7. School of Business and Economics
8. School of Information and Communication Technology
9. School of Water Resources and Irrigation Technology
10. School of External Studies and Continuing Education

Below are some of the courses offered at the university

- Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
- Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
- Bachelor of Science in Dryland Agriculture
- Masters of Science in Agronomy
- Diploma in Crop protection
- Diploma in Apiculture
- Diploma in Horticulture
- Diploma in General Agriculture.
- Craft certificate in General Agriculture
- Bachelor of Science in Range Management
- Bachelor of science in Dryland Animal Science
- Master of Science Livestock Production System
- Diploma in Range Management
- Diploma in Animal Health and Production
- Certificate in Animal Health production
- Master of Science in Agricultural Resource Management
- Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
- Diploma in Food Science and Technology
- Diploma in Hydrology
- Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Hydrology and Water Resources Management
- Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Water Resources and Waste Water Planning and Management.
- B.Sc. in Fisheries Management and Aquaculture Technology
- BSc. in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources Management
- BSc. in Management of Agro-Ecosystems & Environment
- BSc. in Environmental Management
- B.Sc. in Forestry
- Diploma in Forestry
- Certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment & Audit
- B.Sc. Geology
- B.Sc. Meteorology
- Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (B.Sc. Chemistry) and
- Bachelor of Science in Physics
- Craft certificate in motor vehicle mechanics
- Craft certificate in electrical installation
- Craft certificate in electrical installation
- Diploma in clothing technology
- Craft certificate in clothing technology
- Craft Certificate in building construction (masonry option)
- Craft Certificate in building construction (carpentry and joinery option)
- Diploma in building construction
- Diploma in Business Management
- Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management
- Diploma in Public Relations
- Diploma in Sales and Marketing
- Bachelor of Economics
- Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
- Bachelor of Procurement and Supply chain Management
- Diploma In Social work and Social Development)
- Bachelor of Arts in Gender and Development
- Bachelor of Arts , Social Work
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering
- Diploma in Information Technology
- Diploma in Information and Communication Technology ( KNEC)
- Bachelor of Education (Arts)
- Bachelor of Education (Science)

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Latest Reviews by Students and Alumni

South Eastern Kenya University Reviews and Rating by Students and Alumni: 4.5 out of 5 based on 42 ratings and 42 reviews.
  • Motatiro Chacha Emmanuel(Biochemistry and molecular biology Class of 2017)3South eastern Kenya university is a university located in kitui county. I like the behaviour of students, staffs and lecturers in this university. I also like its well equipped library and laboratories. It''s performance is promising. It is certified by the international standard of operation. However it faces challenges such as transportation due to its remoteness as well as poor infrastructures.
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  • Joseph Muyela Amihanda(Education Science(Mathematics/Physics) Class of 2017)5The best place to learn is in an arid and semi arid area like this. A university in a unique and serene environment that best accommodates the majority. Despite the water problem in the area, the night environment is awesome. The best place to be.
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  • Ajabu Norris(Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) Class of 2015)4The University is located in a very cool and quiet place providing a good studying environment. It is an upcoming university, still facing facility and infrustructural challenges but with time it is going to be the best University in Kenya.
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  • Elvis Kisina(Bsc. Electronics Class of 2018)1Actually SEKU is located in serene environment conducive for learning away from nearby market centres. It has well trained staff members and offers quality education. Although the laboratories are not well equipped. I will actually miss SEKU.
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  • Mbatia Wanjau Francis(Bachelor of Information Technology Class of 2015)5IT is Kenya's future.
    Am proud to be shaping it.
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  • Murithi Elijah Njeru(Bsc Actuarial Science Class of 2017)4Everything is there, what you need is just to pursue your course.
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  • Ageke Calvince(Bsc Computer Science Class of 2017)5The institution offers the best envinonment for studies.
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  • Peter Mutambu(Bachelor of Commerce Class of 2018)4I believe it is the best. Literally there is something for everyone out there. At first I didn't enjoy it because of its environment and the little town here has no shopping, and social life is quite limited. I later realized its the best, with a conducive learning environment.
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  • Henry Wakia(Bachelor of science in environmental management Class of 2015)5Environment.
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  • Ochieng Mark Okoth(Bsc Statistics Class of 2018)5We gonna make it a better place
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