Kisii University College was founded in 1965 as a Primary Teachers’ Training College on land that was donated by the Gusii County Council. The Primary Teachers’ Training College was upgraded to the status of a Secondary Teacher’s College in 1983 offering ordinary Diploma programme. In 1994, Egerton University took over the college and was offering Post Graduate Diploma in Education up to 2001. In 1999, the first-degree programme (Business and Management) was started in the Faculty of Commerce.
Kisii University College was established on 23rd August, 2007 as a Constituent college of Egerton University. The College is situated One kilometer from Kisii Town Centre along the Kisii – Kilgoris Road.
Since its inauguration, Kisii University College has continued to expand. Currently, the University College has a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and Other Professional Certification Courses.
Kisii Town Campus
Kisii Town Campus was established in 2002 with the aim of offering self sponsored programs in Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business& Management Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Diploma courses and several certificate courses.