About Us


To be a globally competitive centre of excellence in teaching, scientific research and innovation in Pure and Applied Sciences.


The mission of the School is to provide high quality education based on modern scientific teaching and research techniques so as to produce competent scientists in Pure and Applied Sciences.


1. Teaching/training of undergraduate students

2. Development of market driven academic programmes.

3. Periodically review developed academic programmes

4. Advertise and market academic programmes

5. Establish other departments within the school like Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, and Statistics & Biometry

6. Establish and equip state-of-the-art laboratories for teaching and research.

7. Development of income generating projects in the School

The school of Pure and Applied Sciences is strategically placed to offer support programs for the achieving of the South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU) mandate in research and innovation in dry land agriculture, water resources, mining and environmental conservation. The School continues to offer and develop relevant academic programmes in order to meet the teaching and training requirements in the Pure and Applied Sciences. The school has qualified staff members who are offering intensive training and scientific exposure to students so as to contribute in achieving the Kenya’s Vision 2030. Key physical facilities within the school include three well equipped ultra-modern laboratories for conducting practicals. The school also houses a state of the art Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, one of the key facilities in analytical research.

The School currently consists of three departments namely:

1. Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science

2. Department of Physical Sciences

3. Department of Biological Sciences

For detailed information on specific programs and the admission requirements, Please click the departments link on the university website.

For further information please contact

The Dean,

School of Pure and Applied Sciences

P.O.Box 170-90200 Kitui- Kenya

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