Tharaka University is an institution of higher learning located in Tharaka South Sub-County, in Tharaka Nithi County, Near Gatunga Town. The University was initially established as a Campus of Chuka University in September 2015. The Campus was established to give the people within the region, Kenya and beyond access to quality and affordable University education.
The Campus was elevated to the status of a University College through Legal Gazette Notice No. 146 of 10th July, 2017 after approval by His Excellence President Uhuru Kenyatta and then Charterd as full fledged University on 4th August 2022. Since inception, Tharaka University has continued to enjoy unprecedented growth in student and staff population, as well as academic and research activities. Tharaka University endeavors to be a centre of excellence and a leading institution in matters pertaining to dryland farming, mining and other areas of national and international strategic focus.
Tharaka University is located in a serene environment suitable for learning. Our students not only enjoy quality education but also an opportunity to enjoy the serene environment in the University and environs.
I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all to Tharaka University. We endeavor to create a strong knowledge base through teaching, research and innovation and disseminate this knowledge to produce all rounded graduates with problem solving skills for the transformation of society.
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Prof Peter K. Muringi
Vice chancellor Tharaka University
Administrator Office of Vice Chancellor
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