Nakuru campus is a public institution of Kenyatta University .The Nakuru campus is located in the central business district of Nakuru Municipality (KU plaza.) The campus which occupies the entire KU plaza is located on the Kijabe road/ on the lower side and fronts the main Nakuru /Eldoret highway on the upper side.
The campus is easily accessible, visible and offers an ideal learning environment. It has executive lecture rooms, computer lab, library, among other facilities for both post and undergraduate students. The University wants to extend its services in the Rift region by particularly targeting employees of various organizations in Nakuru and surroundings, high school graduates and students from other Institutions who are attracted to Kenyatta university uniqueness in terms of Quality Assurance.
Kenyatta University established the City Centre in October 2009 in line with the University's Strategic and Vision Plan and Kenya Vision 2030's goal of enhancing access to University education through expansion of facilities and increasing University presence in various parts of the country. This development was also in response to a growing demand for Kenyatta University's revolutionary programmes by the clientele working within Nakuru county and its environs but who could not access these programmes at the main campus.