Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a public university near Nairobi, Kenya. It is situated in Juja, 36 kilometres North East of Nairobi, along Nairobi-Thika Highway. It offers courses in Engineering, Science, Architecture and Building sciences. The university has a strong research interest in the areas of biotechnology and engineering.
Accommodation and Catering
There are two students' dining cafeterias. The university offers accommodation to students at subsidized rates.
The university has a library that has a seting capacity of 600 students and it is stocked with a book stock of 80,000 volumes.The library also offers other essential services like; online services, reference, interlibrary loan, user-education, orientation, online information services, photocopying, binding and repair.
In February 2010 JKUAT was selected as the host for the East and Central Africa
regional institute of the Pan African University. The post-graduate Institute on Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation would be hosted at the Main Campus in Juja, with the first students admitted in September 2011. The decision that Kenya would host the regional institute had been made in July 2010 after a protracted dispute over who would become host for the region. JKUAT hosts the African Institute on Capacity development (AICAD).