Multimedia University of Kenya (MMU) is an outstanding public institution with a proud and distinct history. MMU evolved from a telecommunication tertiary institution to a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, to a Chartered Public University in March 2013.


MMU’s Main Campus is situated on a 75.99 hectares serene campus, located along Magadi road, in the Karen area of Nairobi, Kenya. The main campus is approximately 20 Kms south west of Nairobi, and 2 Kms away from Ongata Rongai town and is adjacent to Nairobi National Park.

Faculties and Academic Programmes

MMU’s academic programmes have been among the most sought after courses in the country in the last five successive years. MMU currently has six faculties, fifteen departments and Five directorates offering Degrees, Diploma and Certificate programmes.

Our Academic Programmes are designed in consultation with regulatory bodies and relevant stakeholders to ensure quality education. Currently, MMU has a total of fifty-three (53) academic programmes distributed per level of study as follows:

  1. Sixteen (16) Masters degree programmes
  2. Twenty-four (24) Bachelors degree programs
  3. Eleven (11) Diploma programmes
  4. Three (3) Certificate programmes


The University traces its roots to Central Training School (CTS) which was founded in 1948 as an East African Telecommunications Training Institution. It later changed to Kenya Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (KPTC) Training School after the collapse of the East African Community in 1977. In 1992, it became a subsidiary of Telkom Kenya (TKL) and was renamed Kenya College of Communications Technology (KCCT).

In November 2008, it was upgraded to Multimedia University College of Kenya as a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and later awarded a charter as a Public University on 1st March 2013.

Since becoming a fully-fledged University, MMU has witnessed steady growth both in infrastructural nature and students’ enrolment – that has increased from around 3000 in 2014 to over 7000 in 2023. This steady growth in students’ enrolment is explained by first, expansion of competitive academic programs and setting of appropriate academic infrastructure.

MMU also offers short, skill-based courses at the Centre for Further Education.
The university has collaborations and partnerships with other local and international organizations and universities. These cater to development projects; student and staff exchange programmes; internship opportunities among other benefits.

Academic Programmes
Multimedia University of Kenya is a modern day state-of-the-art public university. Given the vast and rich communication history of the institution, the university has particularly positioned itself to serving and being the market leader in the fields of IT, Media, Science, Engineering and Business.

Our Academic Programmes are designed in consultation with the industry so as to ensure relevant and quality education is offered to all students.
The university takes the lead in offering new academic programmes in the following fields:

  1. Film & Animation,
  2. Mechatronic Engineering
  3. Mathematics and Computer Science




Multimedia University of Kenya’s vision is in sync with Kenya Vision 2030. As an Information age institution MMU shall play a pivotal role in the ICT initiatives in terms of providing qualified personnel for the fulfillment of the vision.

The University will unveil more training programmes by the faculties and schools both at undergraduate and post graduate levels. These courses will be offered in consultation with market leaders so as to address the quality and relevance.

Being an ICT Centre of Excellence, the university looks forward to hosting the Open University of Kenya and the establishment of the Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology by the Korean Government.

The university is always open to enhancing its opportunities, expanding its capacity and signing more partnerships/ MOUs which benefit the University and community.

Therefore, we welcome all interested individuals and organizations to contact us on pr@mmu.ac.ke