Colleges In Nyeri Town

If you wish to advance your studies in  Mt Kenya region, colleges in Nyeri Town can be a good choice. Not only is Nyeri centrally located but also has a very conducive environment for learning.

Plus, and most importantly, Nyeri hosts Tertiary institutions at all levels- that is from Technical colleges offering certificates to advanced Diplomas all the way to Universities teaching even PHDs.

Here is a list of colleges in Nyeri Town and the surroundings and their contacts. Plus, of course, a brief overview of the courses offered.

Let’s go:

Colleges In Nyeri Town

Outspan Medical College

If you are looking for Marketable medical courses, the Outspan Medical College -an extension of the popular Outspan Hospital, is the place to be.

Just like its mother hospital, the medical institution is rated among the very best in the wider Mt. Kenya region.

The college’s students benefit immensely from the first class hospital-based training at the Hospital.

Outspan Medical College Contacts:

Location: Kamakwa Road, Off the Baden Powel Road

Telephone: 0713666800/0702303777


Postal Address: P.O Box 1955, Nyeri 10100

Major Courses:

  • Health Records & Information Technology
  • Clinical Medicine & Surgery
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology
  • ICT
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

Kimathi Institute Of Technology (Now Dedan Kimathi University of Technology)

The modern-day DeKUT (Dedan Kimathi University of Technology) started off as an institute of Technology in the late 1970’s before evolving to be a leading Technology and Engineering University.

The University occupies hundreds of acres of rich land next to Kabiruini showground, about 10 Kilometers from Nyeri Town (Nyeri-Mweiga road).

Students enjoy amazing learning conditions and you can study a certificate course and progress up to a PhD. course of your choice.

Dedan Kimathi University Contacts

Location: Nyeri-Mweiga road, 9 kilometers from Nyeri Town

Telephone: +254612050000/  0713123021/ 0713836965 (Registrar)


Postal Address: P.O Box Private Bag, Nyeri 10100

Major Courses:

  • Computer science.
  • Information technology.
  • Applied sciences.
  • Health sciences.
  • Food science & technology.
  • Business management & economics.
  • Geothermal energy.
  • Geospatial Information Systems/Remote sensing.

Consolata Institute Of Communication And Technology

Run by the Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri, this CICT college offers a variety of great courses for form four leavers.

There are both short courses and long-term courses, led by media studies diplomas.

College Contacts:

Telephone: 0702993990 / 0728671389

Major Courses:

  • Graphic design.
  • Communication skills.
  • Computer Packages.
  • Marketing Advertising & Public Relations.
  • Health Records & Information Technology.

Mountain Top Institute Nyeri Kenya

Mountain Top Institute Nyeri Kenya offers one of the best training in beauty and catering courses.

What makes the college popular is its market-oriented tailor-made education for trainees who desire to work in the beauty and hotel industries.

The college is located a stone throw away from Nyeri’s former provincial headquarters.


Location: Kanisa Road, adjacent to Central Hotel in Nyeri Town/Ngangarithi

Telephone: 0721719974/0702443031

Postal Address: P.O Box 2081, Nyeri 10100

Major Courses:

  1. Hotel & restaurant management
  2. Foreign languages
  3. Sales & Marketing.
  4. Catering
  5. Hair dressing and Beauty Therapy
  6. Front Office

Nyeri Technical (The Nyeri National Polytechnic)

The Nyeri National Polytechnic (formerly Nyeri Technical) is another top-notch institute located in the heart of Nyeri County, just outside Nyeri Town’s CBD (Central Business District).

This is one of the pride of Nyeri and hosts premier programs including CISCO Networking Academy programs and dozens of leading courses in numerous fields.

You can also take a driving course in the institute alongside your main course.

Major Courses:

  • Applied Science
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Building and Civil Engineering
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Science & Information Technology.
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Fashion Design and Beauty Therapy
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Pharmacy
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mechanical EngineeringColleges In Nyeri Town

Nyeri Technical Contacts:

Location: Along Mumbi Road, Ring Road Behind Green Hills Hotel, Nyeri

Telephone: +254 (061) 2032330/+254 724 477 942

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Postal Address: P.O BOX 465, Nyeri 10100 Kenya

Dexter International College

Dexter International College Nyeri has risen from a small foreign languages training institution to claim its rightful place among the top-tier privately owned colleges in Nyeri. According to former students, the college has super friendly staff, classic facilities and maintains admirable standards as far as education quality is concerned.

The college offers several artisan, certificate, diplomas, and short term courses on both full time and part-time modes.

Main Courses:

  • Catering and hospitality.
  • Food and beverage production.
  • Sales and marketing.
  • Computer Packages.
  • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy.

Dexter Contacts:

Location: Nyeri Shopping Complex, 2nd Floor (Near Safaricom Customer Care Nyeri) 

Telephone: 0795 057866

Kenya Institute Of Information And Technology

KIIT (Kenya Institute of IT)  delivers excellent ICT and business courses. Previously registered as Ciscom College, this increasingly popular training college attracts learners from all across Kenya and is rated as one of the best CISCO Networking trainers in Kenya.

Other marketable programs at KIIT include ICDL, CCTV, Computer repair, and Diploma in Computer studies.

Main Courses:

  • Business administration.
  • Sales and marketing.
  • Computer Packages.
  • Diploma in ICT.
  • CCTV Installation Certification.
  • Android Programming.
  • NITA Programs.

KIIT Contacts:

Location: Gakere Road, Old Batian House, Adjacent to Samrat Supermarket, 3rd Floor (Near Whispers Park Nyeri)

Telephone: 0720 943 002



Bradegate International College

Bradegate is among the pioneers of poultry science courses and one of the few tertiary level educators offering poultry management curriculum in Kenya.

Bradegate has two campuses in Nyeri county- one at the town center and the remaining one at Kahiga, where the main Bradegate poultry farm is.

This helps students access enough theoretical and practical exposure while studying here.

Main Courses:

  • Poultry sciences.
  • Business administration.
  • Sales and marketing.
  • Hospitality and Hotel Management.
  • Hair and Beauty.

Bradegate International College Contacts:

Location: Gakere Road, the building next to Petwell Place Building, Near Nyeri Clothing.

Telephone: 0736 162176



Rware College Of Accounts

Rware College Of Accounts specializes in business and ICT courses. One of the oldest CPA trainers in the country, Rware has been growing from strength to strength and is today the destination of choice for KASNEB’s programs in Nyeri and its environs.

Main Courses:

  • Business Management.
  • Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in ICT.
  • KASNEB CICT (all levels).
  • Short ICT courses.

Rware College Of Accounts Contacts:

Location: Nyeri Teachers Plaza, 3rd Floor, Near Barclays Bank Nyeri

Telephone: 0722 433758



Nyeri Institute Of Computer Studies

An accredited ICDL examination center, the Nyeri institute of Computer studies offers computer studies and ICDL programs.

In terms of fees, this is one of the most affordable ICT colleges in Nyeri Town.

Main Courses:

  • Computer packages.
  • ICDL

Nyeri institute of Computer studies Contacts:

Location: Gatemu Building, 3rd Floor, Opposite Nyeri Motors

Telephone: 0727 832452



Postal Address: P.o. Box 384, Nyeri 10100



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