Meru University of Science and Technology

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Meru University of Science and Technology
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Type Public
Established 1979 as Meru College of Technology (MECOTECH)
Chancellor Dr. James N. Mwangi
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Japhet K. Magambo
Location Meru, Kenya
Campus MUST Main Campus, Meru Town Campus

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


  • Vice Chancellor and CEO - Prof. Japhet Kithinji Magambo.
  • Deputy (Academics) - Prof. Gitonga Nkanata Mburugu.
  • Deputy (Administration) - Prof. Charity Gichuki.
  • Chief Finance Manager - Dr. Nephat Njeru.
  • Registrar (Administration and Planning) - Mrs Erica Mwololo.
  • Chancellor - Dr. James Mwangi (CEO, Equity Bank LTD).
  • Chairman of the Council - Prof. Justin Irina (Mombasa Technical University).


Meru University has the following campuses and schools:

  • Main Campus - 16 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 Engineering
  • School of Business and Economics
  • School of Pure and Applied sciences
  • School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Education
  • school of information and informatics


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 also 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 here. The library has also developed off-campus access to e-books and e-journals to allow users to access subscribed online resources.


  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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