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Botanical Garden
Maasai Mara University's Botanical Garden
University Library
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Learning Environment
University Campus
University Campus
Prof. J. S. Chacha
Prof. J. S. Chacha Acting Vice Chancellor
Vice Chancellor's Message

Welcome to Maasai Mara University, a public University situated 150km in the South West of Nairobi en route to the great Maasai Mara Game Reserve.The vision of the University is to be a World-Class University committed to academic excellence for development. Our Mission is to provide Quality University education through innovative teaching, research, and consultancy services for development.

Academic Schools

Prof. Benard Kodak

BEd, MA (Egerton), PhD (Maseno)

Dean – School of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Industries


Dr. George Rukaria

B.Com (UoN), PGDE(KU), MSc, PhD (JKUAT)

Dean School of Business and Economics


Prof. OyaroProf. Nathan Oyaro

BSc, MSc -KU, DSc. -Oslo)

Dean School of Pure, Applied and Health Sciences


Prof. Mburu

Prof. Francis Mburu

Dean School of Natural Resources, Tourism and Hospitality


Prof. Beatrice ManyasiProf. Beatrice

BEd, MPhil, PhD (Moi)

Dean – School of Education


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Latest Development

University faculty has been involved in various activities and projects.
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The Mara river basin (MRB) in Kenya’s rift valley is currently undergoing rapid social, economic and ecological changes driven by rapidly changing demographic, climate and land use. These changes are likely to alter ecological dynamics of biota, soil and water quality in this landscape with concomitant changes on long term sustainability of this fragile arid and semi-arid (ASAL) landscape and its ability to provide ecosystem services and livelihood sources.

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We propose to develop a measure of character for Kenyan youth who live and are educated in a range of contexts, including rural schools, urban schools, and children who are homeless (i.e. “street children”). Our goal is to move beyond the often superficial acknowledgement of context in developmental science, which typically amounts to exploring mean differences using measures created and normed in western cultures.

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The agricultural sector is a leading driver of ecosystem degradation, health externalities, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Agriculture also provides positive benefits such as food for humans, feed for animals, fibres, raw materials, employment and cultural cohesion. Many of the negative and positive impacts are economically invisible, hence unaccounted for in public and private decision-making.

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Wood Scientist

Involved in intensive research pilot study of developing industrial Hemp wood substitutes such as Hemp particle Boards, Hemp MDF boards and Hemp hard wood.

Involved in the study of bamboo hard wood which he has identified can be combined seamlessly with the Hemp Hurds.

High lighting industrial Hemp’s potential:

  1. Environmental rejuvenation
  2. Significant input into Kenya achieving its 10% minimum forest cover target
  3. Hemp Charcoal briquettes

Live-stream on YouTube channel – 777Hemperor Time: 02:00 pm.

Alumni's Feedback & FAQ

For Undergraduate Degree, you require a minimum C+ grade or its equivalent; For Diploma programme, a minimum C plain grade or its equivalent. The cost of each programme can be obtained from the university website. 

To apply for admission to Maasai Mara University Download the application forms, pay the required application fees and submit a duly filled form to the Registrar (Academic Affairs).

Yes but this depends on the availability of space and attainment of the Joint Admissions Board (JAB) Cut off Point in the respective programme. However, the procedure for applying is as follows:

Write to the JAB secretary, through the Vice-Chancellor/ Principal of the University where you are transferring to, through the Vice-Chancellor/ Principal of the University you are transferring from.

Duly completed application forms should be returned to any of the offices indicated above, accompanied with a non-refundable fee of Ksh.500/= for Certificate and Diploma courses, Ksh.1,000/= for undergraduate programmes and Ksh.2,000/=for Postgraduate programmes. Payment can be made through bankers cheque or paid directly to any of the following University accounts:

Co-Operative Bank, Narok Branch A/C No. 01129337192600

Equity Bank, Narok Branch A/c No. 0360292999764

General international admissions information is detailed throughout our website. If you have additional questions, email us or dial Tel: +254 020 5131400

Events & Activities

Government Launches Digital Skills Training to 20 Million Citizens The Kenya Government invites the public to register for various training on ICT literacy.

Highlighting industrial Hemp’s potential:

  1. Environmental rejuvenation.
  2. Significant input into Kenya achieving its 10% minimum forest cover target.
  3. Hemp Charcoal Briquettes.

Livestream on YouTube channel – 777Hemperor Time: 02:00 pm, 4th July 2022

The theme is Understanding and Creating Wealth through the Capital Markets and targets the general public, particularly the youth, women, professionals & investment group members across the country.  below is the link for the virtual open day event.  Zoom Meeting:-

Meeting ID: 857 7865 2483
Passcode: 434779

Intake: January - May - September. Apply for admission. Admission Enquiries:
Intake: January - May - September. Apply for admission. Admission Enquiries: