Kisumu Medical Training College opened its door as a formal training institution for nurses in 1953.In those early years, it catered for a total of about forty five students out of whom less than ten qualified in a year. The institution has expanded over the years to having more than 700 students with an annual output 300 trained manpower. Presently, Kisumu Medical Training College is one of the largest provincial Training Institutions in the country. It has two campuses (the upper campus and the lower campus)
Kisumu Medical Training College upper campus is located at Kondele on Kisumu-Kakamega road and is approximately two kilometers from Kisumu town. The lower campus is based at Kisumu District Hospital just opposite Jomo- Kenyatta sports ground.