KMTC Kakamega Campus Background information, location, student population, courses offered, fee structure, facilities, clinical sites, clubs, sports and contacts

KMTC Kakamega Background Information & Location

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) РKakamega campus is one of the 71 constituent campus located in Kakamega town right next to the Kakamega County Referral Hospital that serves as the college’s main clinical experience site. The college was established in 1952 to train enrolled nurses. It was not until 1979 that the training of Environmental Sciences was introduced. In 1981, the faculty of Medical Laboratory Technology was added. The diploma courses were added in 1994. It was not until September 2005 that the upgrading of Enrolled Nurses to Diploma level was introduced. Kakamega KMTC currently has a student population of 750.

The institution also has clubs, societies and sports. The clubs that are available in the institution are Christian Union, Muslim Group and Catholic Action. Sports are netball, football and athletics.

KMTC Kakamega Programmes & Courses offered

Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing and Midwifery C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Certificate in Environmental Health Sciences C- in KCSE March & Sep 2 years KNEC


KMTC Kakamega Campus Fee Structure

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KMTC Kakamega Campus Facilities

The facilities available include;

  • Hostels that provide modern accommodation to the students
  • Administration block with staff offices
  • Fully equipped lab for practical sessions
  • Skilled and equipped lecturers
  • Equipped library that is stocked with latest learning resources
  • Highly equipped and experienced lecturers
  • The Kakamega County Referral Hospital that is used as a clinical experience site
  • Fully equipped computer lab with internet connection.
  • Wi-Fi connectivity in the entire institution

KMTC Kakamega Campus Clinical Experience Sites

The main clinical experience site for the students at KMTC Kakamega is the Kakamega County Referral Hospital that is situated right next to the institution. The Kakamega County Referral Hospital is approved for the practical sessions of students pursuing medical courses. The hospital is also used for internship around the medical field.

KMTC Kakamega Campus Contacts

Physical location Kakamega town, Kakamega county, Kenya
Postal address P.O. Box 535-50100, Kakamega
Phone number 0712133469/0722782720/0721555003
Email address