The School of Pure and Applied Sciences was found in July 2014 as one of the Schools of Garissa University. There was need to establish a Science School that would offer science programmes at the same time service the other Schools that offer science related courses. The School has three Departments, namely: Department of Mathematics, Department of Computer and Information Science and Department of Natural Sciences. 

Vision of the School

To be the premier School of excellence in pursuit of Scientific Knowledge generation, preservation, dissemination and application in Science and Technology.


The School of Pure and Applied Sciences is dedicated to providing quality teaching, learning and research for the total development of physical scientists committed to practicing professionalism and meeting the demands of local and global scientific labour requirements.

Undergraduate Courses
Departments of the school

academic objectives

We provide opportunities to succeed

  • Produce scientists with practical skills suitable for industry, teaching research and other socio-economic sectors.
  • Stimulate scientific curiosity and advance frontiers of knowledge in the area of Pure and Applied sciences.
  • To equip the students with ideas, concepts, and skills acquired in learning of Pure and Applied sciences to solve scientific challenges.
  • Prepare graduates to venture into scientific entrepreneurship and marketing