Maseno University is a university based in Maseno city, near Kisumu Kenya, the name “Maseno” was coined by Rev. J.J. Willis out of the name of a tree known in local dialects as “Oseno” or “Oluseno” that stood next to the spot where the first missionaries in the region erected their base.
The university was founded in 1991, and it is one of seven public universities in Kenya. It has over 10,000 students pursuing programs offered on the university campuses and it is currently ranked among the best universities in Kenya.
The school is located in Maseno Township along Kisumu-Busia road, a 25 km from Kisumu City and 400 km west of Nairobi. It has three campuses:
- The Main Campus: which is along Kisumu-Busia road
- Kisumu Campus: located in Kisumu City
- eCampus: The eCampus, the first of its kind in Kenya, is a virtual campus that runs flexible online programmes both for on-campus students as well as off-campus students enrolled for various Maseno University programmes through eLearning. Because of this reason the students don’t come around for lecture except during their exam period.
The eLearning Centre was established in 2011 as an eCampus under the Maseno University Statutes, with Dr. Ogange as the Director of the program .The in-coming Vice-Chancellor at the time, Prof. Dominic W. Makawiti and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs, Prof. Madara Ogot, were both ICT enthusiasts who saw the potential for improved services to all students through the e campus
The vice-chancellor was appointed on 18 February 2011, succeeding Professor Frederick N. Onyango.
The application procedure of the school is quite simple, fast and convenience. Below are steps to follow in the registration of courses for both fresher and returning student
Obtain the forms at the Office of the Registrar, Academic Affairs, the Office of the Principal or the Office of the Coordinator.
How To Pay School Fees
Upon payment of a non-refundable Application Fee at the banks indicated, completed Application Forms will be submitted alongside the bank deposit slips to the Office of the Registrar, Academic Affairs, the Office of the Principal, or the Office of the Coordinator.
If applying online, applicants will be required to upload a scan of the bank deposit slip for the application fees.
How To Register Courses
Upon payment of school fees the school portal will be opened for registration, any student offering a particular course is required to fill out the courses online and submit.
After this registration form is submitted, the student is expected to print out a copy of his course registration after it has been approved by the course adviser. The student is therefore expected to print out the approved courses, which will then be used during the exam period and also be tendered as a means of school payment.
How To Check Results
After the examination period, with anticipation from students the exam will be released online declaring the vital details about the exam and each student can go check their result at their own convenience.