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Welcome to Garissa University

Welcome to Garissa university

Welcome to Garissa university

Welcome to Garissa university

Welcome to Garissa university

Welcome to Garissa University

About us

Welcome to Garissa University

Garissa University was established as a constituent college of Moi university on 12th August,2011 through Legal Notice No. 116
,the Moi University Act(Cap.210A and the Garissa university order 2011.The university became a fully pledged University on 23rd October 2017 and the first of its kind in North-Eastern Region
As the Youngest public university in the republic, we have established governance as well as physical infrastructures to tackle the challenges of provision of higher education in the republic by employing highly qualified and experienced staff and establishing robust technological infrastructure to support the University's core objectives and research.We accept application from prospective students throughout the year and those interested are encouraged to contact the university by way of telephone or e-mail or by using the contact form to get information

Latest News

Garissa university is looking for people to fill different positions,To apply kindly go to the news and events section and view guidlines on how to apply..........All students eligible for Graduation to clear their fee arrears by 8th april ,Note that you are further asked to check the correct and order of names as per KCSE...

Our History

The Garissa University was established as a constituent college of Moi University on 12th August, 2011 through Legal Notice No. 116, the Moi University Act (Cap. 210A), and the Garissa University College Order 2011. The University become a fully pledged public University on 23rd October, 2017 and the first of its kind in the North-Eastern Region.On 2nd April 2015, Garissa University College experienced one the worst terror attacks. Heavily armed attackers stormed the university campus that morning. Some students were shot at while others held hostage. This heinous and barbaric act resulted to 148 lives being lost and the University was closed.Following the resumption of teaching and learning activities in January 2016 at Garissa University after the closure of the former University College on 2nd April 2015 as a result of the terror attack, only a fraction of the nearly 900 admitted students resumed classes. Since then the University has experienced steady growth in student’s population. Currently the institution has a total student population of slightly over 2000.

Prof Warfa Osman

Vice chancellor //

Garissa University is headed by Prof Ahmed Osman Warfa who is the Vice chancellor as well as the CEO of Garissa University.

Our Vision

To be a world class University of Technological processes and development.

Our Mission

To nurture talent through research,innovation,consultancy,
community outreach,entrepreneurship,imparting knowledge and skills to meet the needs of the society.

Our Core Values

Proffesionalism,Team spirit,Patriotism

Our Philosophy

Demonstrate loyalty that inspires public delivery

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Latest Events

Opportunity to Participate in ASA programme project in Kenya

Environmental protection and ecological trade. .



To apply,kindly download the file below and follow instructions.

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ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System training programme by the Kenya Bureau of Standards

Garissa University is focused on providing the best quality services.


Garissa University Hosts World's International Celebration to mark International Environmental Day

Garissa University hosted national Celebrations to mark the world's Environmental day.