Garrisa Campus


Brief History

MTC Garissa was established in 1980 as a constituent college of KMTC. The college started as a training facility for certificate courses in nursing.

The only MTC in Kenya’s North Eastern Province, MTC Garissa is situated off Sankuri Road within Garissa Municipal Council, Garissa District.

Staff and Student Population

Total Staff Population: 22
Lecturers: 8
Administrative Assistant: 1
Clerical Officers: 3
Subordinate Staff: 7
Driver: 1
Casuals: 2

Total Student Population: 246
Pre-service: 135
Distance Learners: 111

Courses Offered

The following courses are offered:

  • Certificate in Nursing (pre-service)
  • Upgrading Diploma in Nursing
  • In-Service Diploma in Nursing


Housing and Dining
KMTC Garissa has 2 classrooms, computer lab, skills lab, library, 2 hostels and office.

We have one kitchen and 1 dining hall.

The campus participates in the following games:

  • Football both male and female
  • Volleyball both male and female
  • Handball – female
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Darts
  • Table Tennis
  • Badminton

Student Representative Council
KMTC Garissa has a structured and well represented Student’s Council.

The council is composed of Chairman, Assistant Chairman, treasurer and secretary as well as students’ representatives for sports, hostels, dining and environment.

Proximity to Training Hospital
KMTC Garissa uses Garissa Provincial General Hospital for most of its clinical placement. We also use Mathare for psychiatry and Machakos District Hospital for Nursery experience.

Contact Information

KMTC Garissa Campus

P.O. Box 167,


Tel: 046-2103054