Mount Kenya University

Private institution

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    • Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a private, Chartered university operating in Eastern Africa. It has its Main Campus in Thika, an industrial-$*?-agricultural town 45 kilometres North East of Kenya's capital Nairobi.

      It was registered in 2008, following the granting of a Letter of Interim Authority by the then Commission for Higher Education, now known as Commission for University Education. In January, 2011, Mount Kenya University was granted a Charter by then President of the Republic of Kenya His Excellency Mwai Kibaki, making it the first Chartered university in Kenya with no ownership affiliation to the State, Church or Professional Organisation'.