Meru University of Science and Technology

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Meru University of Science and Technology
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Established1979 as Meru College of Technology (MECOTECH)
ChancellorDr. James N. Mwangi
Vice-ChancellorProf. Romanus Odhiambo Otieno.
CampusMUST Main Campus, Meru Town Campus

Meru University of Science and Technology (or MUST) is a public university near Meru, Kenya. It is in Nchiru, 15 kilometres northeast of Meru, along the Meru-Makutano-Maua Highway. It offers courses in Engineering, Science, Information Technology and Business.[1]

Meru University has the following campuses and schools:


  • Main Campus - 15 km from Meru Town along Meru Maua Road and opposite the Njuri Ncheke shrine. It is 5 km from Kianjai Market.
  • Meru Town Campus - The offices are on the 2nd floor at Hart Towers, opposite Meru Police Station.
  • Marimba Campus


  • School of Agriculture and Food Sciences (SAFS)
  • School of Business and Economics (SBE)
  • School of Computing and Informatics (SCI)
  • School of Education (SEd.)
  • School of Engineering and Architecture (SEA)
  • School of Health Sciences (SHS)
  • School of Nursing (SoN)
  • School of Pure and Applied Sciences (SPAS)


Reuben Marambii Library has 30,000 print materials with 80,000 items in electronic and online resources. It has a sitting capacity of 500 people.[2] The library has an Online Public Access Catalog offering services such as searching, renewing books, making purchase suggestions, placing holds on items among others.[3] More information about the library and services offered can be found at The library has developed off-campus access to e-books and e-journals to allow users to access subscribed online resources.


  • Vice Chancellor - Prof. Romanus Odhiambo (Vice-chancellor)
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) - Prof. Gitonga Nkanata Mburugu
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration,Finance and Planning) - Dr.Guyo Huka (in an acting capacity)
  • Finance Officer - Nephat Njeru
  • Registrar (Administration and Planning) - Dr. Elijah Walubuka
  • Chancellor - Dr. James Mwangi (CEO, Equity Bank LTD).
  • Chairman of the Council - Prof. Dulacha Galgalo Barako (Kenya School of Monetary Studies)


  1. ^ "Meru University". Meru University Website. Meru University. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Library Website". Reuben Marambii Library Website. Meru University Library. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  3. ^ Reuben Marambii Library. "University Library". Meru University Library. Retrieved 27 July 2015.

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