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List of the Best Nursing Schools in Nairobi

If you’re looking for a good nursing school in Kenya, Nairobi should be the first place to look for one.

Being the capital city of Kenya, Nairobi is a hub of both prestigious and accredited Universities and colleges that offer premium training on a variety of medical courses. 

But selecting an ideal nursing school can be a hassle since plenty of schools offer medical courses in Nairobi.

Luckily, we’ve reviewed available nursing schools and come up with a list of the top 10 medical schools in Nairobi whose certificates will land you a job with no struggle in local and international medical institutions.

Top 10 Medical Schools in Nairobi Plus Their Contact Details

Nursing SchoolContact InformationPhysical Location 
Aga Khan University HospitalTel: +254 (0) 20 366 2000 Email: [email protected] 3rd Parklands Avenue, Limuru road, Nairobi
A.I.C. Kijabe school of nursingTel: 0789 338 062, 0709 728 251  Email: [email protected]/[email protected]Kijabe
Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC)Tel: 0770999657, 0737352543, 0706541869. Website:, Email: [email protected], Admissions Office: [email protected]off Ngong road or at Mbagathi road
Nairobi Hospital school of nursingTel: 0703 082 000, 0730 666000National Hospital Argwings Kodhek Rd
Kenyatta National Hospital nursing schoolTel: 070985400, 0730643000, Email: [email protected].Kenyatta National Hospital, along hospital road, Upperhill, Nairobi.
Nazareth Medical College.Tel: Portal: nazarethhospital.or.keRiara ridge road, Nairobi.
Nairobi Technical Training InstituteTel: 6760482 / 6764863 / 09 Mobile: 0721233394, 0208034403 Email: [email protected]Mogira Road, Off Park Road and Ring Road Ngara, between Kariokor and Pangani Police Station.
AMREF NUrsing SchoolEmail: [email protected], tel: +254112352343Lang’ata road, opposite Wilson airport, Nairobi.
Aga Khan University School of Nursing

Tell: +254 20 3662 014, Email: [email protected]  Tel: +256 41 4349 494 | 4349 307 ​, Email: [email protected]  Tell: +255 22 212 2740 | 212 2744 ​, Email: [email protected] 
Salama House 344 Urambo Street, Dar es Salaam Plot # 9/11 Col. Muammar Gaddafi, Kampala University Centre 3rd Parklands Avenue, off Limuru Road, Nairobi
Mbagathi District Hospital School of NursingTell: 020 2728530/+254 721 311 808Kibra, Woodley, Nairobi

1. Aga Khan University Hospital

The Aga Khan University Hospital is an outstanding nursing school with a standard for comprehensive healthcare and current medical education in East Africa.

The nursing school features state-of-the-art technology and high-end facilities, which have made the institution reputable in the region and beyond.

The dedicated staff works around the clock to ensure all nursing students excel and are able to implement the skills in their careers after graduation.

You can visit the Aga Khan University hospital at 3rd Parklands Avenue, Limuru road, Nairobi, Kenya.

Alternatively, you can reach the institution via email [email protected], or call them via +254(0)111011888/+254(0)730011888.

2. A.I.C. Kijabe School of Nursing

A.I.C Kijabe School of nursing is located at Kijabe.

The college allows you to choose an ideal course from a plethora of nursing courses, which include the following:

  • Diploma in critical care nursing.
  • Higher diploma in emergency medicine and critical care.
  • Kenya registered community health nursing (KRCHN).
  • Higher diploma in clinical medicine and surgery.

You can access the college through their telephone numbers 0789 338 062, 0709 728 251 or email them at[email protected]

3. Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC)

KMTC Nairobi is one of the most renowned nursing teaching colleges in Kenya with a track record of producing some of the best nurses in the country and abroad.

The college offers certificate and diploma nursing courses on pharmacy, nutrition and dietetics, optometry etc.

You can visit their offices off Ngong road or at Mbagathi road, or contact them virtually.

To make a virtual enquiry, you can make a call through 02081823/0715905209. Or email them at [email protected]

4. Nairobi Hospital School Of Nursing

The Nairobi hospital school of nursing is known for its production of qualified, responsible nurses who offer top-level nursing services.

Studying in this school gives you a right attitude to nursing education from its serene environment and well-structured lecture halls with adequate resources.

You can visit the institution at the National Hospital Argwings Kodhek Rd. Or you can call their main Telephone at +254(020)2845000/+254(020)2846000. 

5. Kenyatta National Hospital Nursing School

Kenyatta National Hospital School of Nursing provides capacity for specialized nursing care.

It is your ideal school if you’re after post basic nursing education or any other short course in healthcare.

 Specialized courses you can learn at the institution include:

  • Critical care nursing
  • Neonatal nursing
  • Oncology nursing
  • Nephrology nursing

While short courses include:

  • Basic life support
  • Theater sterile assistant, and
  • Advanced trauma life support

You can contact the university via 0202726300 or email them at [email protected]

6. Nazareth Medical College

Nazareth Medical College is the place to be if you’re interested in pursuing a diploma in nursing, social work and community development, theater technicians certificate, and community health certificate.

The college is a TVETA registered private technical and vocational college situated inside Nazareth hospital in Riara ridge road.

You can contact the school through email address [email protected]. Or contact them through phone number 0721450928.

7. Nairobi Technical Training Institute

Nairobi Technical Training Institute is a center of excellence in nursing, offering topnotch education to aspiring nurses in a well-structured area with quality facilities.

The institution is located along Mogira Road, Off Park Road and Ring Road Ngara, between Kariokor and Pangani Police Station.

You can reach the school more easily through matatus No. 6, 14, 17, 32, 42, 46, 100 or 120.

Alternatively, you can contact the administration via:

  • Tel: 6760482 / 6764863 / 09
  • Mobile: 0721233394, 0208034403

8. AMREF Nursing School

AMREF Nursing School is an international university with a Kenyan government green light to offer nursing training and education to potential students willing to undertake several of their medical courses.

You can find their offices at Lang’ata road, opposite Wilson airport, Nairobi.

Alternatively, you can make an inquiry through a letter or email. Their addresses are: 

9. Aga Khan University School of Nursing

Aga Khan University School of nursing has enhanced growth in the health sector over the years since its inception in 2000.

It has produced many qualified, innovative, and dedicated nurses and midwives who are now working in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.

You can contact their offices in Kenya, Uganda, or Tanzania through the following addresses:

  • University Centre 3rd Parklands Avenue, off Limuru Road, P.O. Box 30270 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya Tel: (Office) +254 20 3662 014, Email: [email protected] 
  • Plot # 9/11 Col. Muammar Gaddafi Road, P.O. Box 8842, Kampala, Tel: (Office) +256 41 4349 494 | 4349 307 ​, Email: [email protected] 
  • Salama House 344 Urambo Street, P.O. Box 38129, Dar es Salaam Tel: (Office) +255 22 212 2740 | 212 2744 ​, Email: [email protected] 

10. Mbagathi District Hospital School of Nursing

Mbagathi District Hospital School of nursing is dedicated towards delivering first class nursing education to empower aspiring nurses with modern healthcare knowledge. 

The school is located in Kibra, Woodley, Nairobi, and is reachable through their contacts:

  • Tell: 020 2728530/+254 721 311 808


We hope that our guide has satisfied your desire to learn about the best nursing school in Nairobi.

If you’ve found the information satisfying, kindly share it to your friend or relative to help them learn and make an informed decision when settling on a nursing school.


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