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Tharaka University College

About Tharaka University College

Tharaka University College was established as a Constituent College of Chuka University on 27th July, 2017, through Legal Notice No. 146.
Tharaka University College is situated in Tharaka Nithi County, Tharaka South Sub-County.

It is located in a semi-arid, and mineral rich area providing an ideal environment for development and implementation of programmes in dry land farming and mineralogy, as the University grows.

The University offers courses in Business, Computer Science, Education, Arts and Humanities, Languages, and Hospitality and Tourism Management. The University plans to develop infrastructure in order to launch courses in mineralogy and dry land farming. 


To be an adaptive centre of excellence in teaching, research, innovation and outreach for societal transformation.


To create a strong knowledge base through teaching, research and innovation and to disseminate this knowledge to produce all rounded graduates with problem solving skills for positive societal transformation

Prof. Peter K. Muriungi


Prof. Levi Musalia

Ag. Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance, Planning and Development)

Prof. Veronica Nyaga

Ag. Deputy Principal (Academics, Research and Student Affairs)

Mr. Edward Kathuni

Ag. Registrar (Administration & Planning)

Mr. John Kiplangat

Ag. Registrar (Academics Affairs)

Mr. Mutegi Njiru

Ag. Finance Officer