Year of Establishment: 2013
Type of Establishment: [Public /Private] Public]
Laikipia university was founded in 1929 as a primary school by William Thomas Alfred Livet. Between 1965 and 1970, the Institution served as a Large–scale Farmers training (LSFTC) college. The LSFTC was administered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. In October 1979, it was converted into an Animal Husbandry and Industry Training Institute (AHITI) offering a two year course leading to a Certificate in Animal Health In 1990, Laikipia University was established as a Campus of Egerton University. This followed the recommendations of a Government Committee appointed to look into modalities of absorbing a double intake of students from Secondary Schools. It was meant to offer Education courses for graduate teacher-training.
Current Vice Chancellor: Prof. Francis K. Lelo PhD
Student Population: 5000+
They include: Computer Applications, Computer Repairs and Maintenance, Human Resource Management, Public Relations, Purchasing and Supplies Management, School Management, Sales and Marketing, Accounting: KATC, CPA, Certificate in French, Information Communication Technology (CICT).
Certificate in Bridging Mathematics, Kiswahili and English.
They include: Computer Applications, Computer Repairs and Maintenance, Human Resource Management, Public Relations, Purchasing and Supplies Management, School management, Sales and Marketing, Accounting: KATC, CPA,
Certificate in French, Information, Communication and Technology (DICT), Procurement & Logistics Mgt, Business Management
They include Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Science (Economics and Statistics), Bachelor Arts (Economics and Sociology, Bachelor of Arts (History and Economics)
Post Graduate Degree Courses:
They include: Post Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management (For Police Officers only), Post Graduate Diploma in Education, Post Graduate Diploma in Youth & Development
Link to official site: www.laikipia.ac.ke