Nairobi Campus was established in 2009. It is located at the heart of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, and operates from four locations namely MKU Towers, and MKU Union Towers (all along Moi Avenue). This is a non-residential Campus and the bulk of her students are either working-class professionals seeking to bolster their professional skills by attending evening classes, or fresh KCSE graduates just starting off their tertiary education. Besides the regular and evening academic programmes, the Campus also hosts the School of Law (at Parklands), and the Institute of Justice and Security Studies.
MKU Towers The campus is located along Moi Avenue, it is a storey building that has the reception, library, admissions office, lecture rooms and the department of journalism training studio.
MKU Union Towers holds among other things the campus management offices, Graduate Enterprise Academy, Equip Africa Institute, lecture halls and postgraduate centre
The Mount Kenya University journalism department acquired yet another studio/training facility. The facility which was launched on 10th June 2016 in the Nairobi Campus Journalism Department will go a long way in training professionals in the field.
A postgraduate centre has been opened at the Nairobi campus of Mount Kenya University. The facility has seminar rooms, a resource centre, consultation rooms and a video conferencing room (Zoom room). The resource centre incorporates a library with latest editions of research textbooks and an e-learning section with statistical software to aid in data analysis. It also has the originality checker software that postgraduate students can use to check the originality of their work before submitting it for examination,