Entry requirements for degree and diploma programmes

Basic Admission Criteria

The student’s secondary school record and national examination results will be the most important admission credentials required. A basic guideline on minimum entry requirements is summarised in the table next.

ExaminationMinimum Admission Requirements
KCSEC+ (C Plus)
IGCSE5 Upper Level passes
GCE5 ‘O’ level passes with C and above or principal C at A level
12th GradeGPA of 2.5

Students from countries which do not sit any of the above examinations and have completed secondary school will be required to sit a special qualifying examination. There are of course specific requirements for each of the programmes on offer.

BSc Computer Science

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, a candidate must;

  1. Have obtained a minimum mean grade of C+ (C Plus) in KCSE. Further, the candidate must have passed with a minimum grade of C (C Plain) in Mathematics and English
  2. Applicant must have covered Physics or Physical Science in Secondary School
  3. A minimum of two Principal Passes one of which must be Mathematics at Advanced Level Certificate from a recognised institution
  4. Have a diploma in relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an institution recognised by the university.
  5. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 after undertaking Pre-University programme from a recognised institution
  6. Have any relevant qualification equivalent to the above

BSc Mathematics

To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree, a candidate must;

  1. Have obtained a minimum mean grade of C+ (C Plus) in KCSE. In addition, she must have passed with a grade C (C Plain) in Mathematics and English
  2. Have a minimum of two principal passes one of which must be Mathematics at Advanced Level Certificate from a recognised institution
  3. Have a diploma in relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an institution recognised by the university
  4. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 after undertaking Pre-University programme from a recognised institution
  5. Have any relevant qualification equivalent to the above four. Student who have met the university entry requirement but have not met the minimal departmental requirement of a grade C (C Plain) in Mathematics and English will be required to undertake a one semester bridging course in the relevant subject

BSc Business Administration

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, a candidate must:

  1. Have obtained a minimum mean grade of C+ (C Plus) in KCSE. In addition, the candidate must have passed with a minimum grade of C (C Plain) in Mathematics and English
  2. Have a diploma in relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an institution recognised by the university
  3. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 after undertaking Pre-University programme from a recognised institution
  4. Have any relevant qualification equivalent to the above

Diploma in Business Administration

To be eligible for the Diploma in Business Administration, a candidate must;

  1. Have obtained a minimum mean grade of C- (C Minus) in KCSE, or
  2. Have KCE Division II, or
  3. Have a certificate in Business Administration from a reputable and recognised institution with a credit level pass
  4. Applicants wishing to obtain specialised knowledge and skills in Business Administration must have a degree

Diploma in ICT

To be eligible for a diploma in ICT a candidate must have

  1. KCSE mean grade C- (C Minus)
  2. C- (C Minus) in Mathematics, English/Kiswahili
  3. Students who have done a certificate course in a computer/telecommunications engineering related field will be considered for admission after review of their transcripts
  4. ‘A’ level leavers in any Science cluster subjects; mid-career practitioners
  5. Considerable work experience in Information Technology or Telecommunications industry will be considered

Application Procedure

Application forms to the degree programme are available from the Admissions Office at a non-refundable fee of KES 1,000 for local applicants and US$ 55 for foreign applicants.

Completed application forms should be returned with the following attachments:

  1. Relevant result slip
  2. School leaving certificate
  3. 2 letters of reference one of which should be from the Head teacher/ Principal of the high school attended
  4. 3 Passport sized photographs

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Scholarships

Each semester, we award scholarships to our girls. These are based on financial need and on outstanding academic performance. Students who make it to the Deans List are automatically eligible for a scholarship.

Meals and accomodation

Secure, safe and affordable accommodation is available at the University Main Campus at the rate of KES 6,400/= per semester

Meals are provided at the university cafeteria at highly subsidised prices.

Fees

Degree Programmes

BSc Mathematics

1stSemester2ndSemester
Application fee                 1,000  –
Registration                 1,000               1,000
Student I.D                    200  –
Library fee                 3,000               3,000
Caution money                 1,000  –
Laboratory fee                 4,000               4,000
Tuition               46,000             46,000
Examination                 6,000               6,000
TOTAL               62,200             60,000
On Admission1stInstalment2ndInstalmentTOTAL
Semester 1               20,700             25,900             15,600          62,200
Semester 2               19,600             24,800             15,600          60,000
Alternative
1stInstalment2ndInstalmentTOTAL
Semester 1               21,200             21,000             20,000          62,200
Semester 2               20,000             20,000             20,000          60,000

BSc Business Administration

1stSemester2ndSemester
Application fee                 1,000  –
Registration                 1,000               1,000
Student I.D                    200  –
Library fee                 3,000               3,000
Caution money                 1,000  –
Laboratory fee                 4,000               4,000
Tuition               46,000             46,000
Examination                 6,000               6,000
TOTAL               62,200             60,000
On Admission1stInstalment2ndInstalmentTOTAL
Semester 1               20,700             25,900             15,600          62,200
Semester 2               19,600             24,800             15,600          60,000
Alternative
1stInstalment2ndInstalmentTOTAL
Semester 1               21,200             21,000             20,000          62,200
Semester 2               20,000             20,000             20,000          60,000

BSc Computer Science

1stSemester2ndSemester
Application fee                 1,000  –
Registration                 1,000               1,000
Student I.D                    200  –
Library fee                 3,000               3,000
Caution money                 1,000  –
Laboratory fee                 4,000               4,000
Tuition               55,000             55,000
Examination                 7,000               7,000
TOTAL               72,200             70,000
On Admission1stInstalment2ndInstalmentTOTAL
Semester 1               23,700             29,900             18,600          72,200
Semester 2               22,600             28,800             18,600          70,000
Alternative
Semester 1               27,200             25,000             20,000          72,200
Semester 2               25,000             25,000             20,000          70,000
Community Service                 5,000 Internships             5,000

Diploma Programmes

Fee Structure for diploma in ICT

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Total
33,00033,00033,00099,000
1,0001,000
1,5001,500
200200
300300
2,5002,500
1,5001,500
2,5002,500
5,0005,000
47,50033,00033,000113,500

Fee structure for diploma in early childhood development education

1stTrimester2ndTrimester3rd TrimesterTotal
25,00025,00025,00075,000
1,0001,000
1,5001,500
200200
300300
2,5002,500
1,5001,500
2,5002,500
5,0005,000
39,50025,00025,00089,500

Fee structure for early childhood development education- distance learning

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Total
Total/Trimester23,00015,00015,00053,000

Fee structure for all other diploma programmes- full time and evening classes

1stTrimester2ndTrimester3rd Trimester4th TrimesterTOTAL
Tuition11,40012,00012,00035,400
Application1,0001,000
Registration1,0001,0001,0003,000
Student I.D300300
Student Organisation200200200200800
Library fee1,0001,5001,5004,000
Caution Money1,0001,000
Computer Laboratory Fee1,0001,5001,5004,000
Internship and Project Supervision5,0005,000
Total16,90016,2005,20016,20054,500

Fee structure for all other diploma programmes- distance learning

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Total
Total/Trimester12,80010,5005,20039,000

Certificate Courses

Fee structure for certificate programmes- full time and evening classes

FEES PER TRIMESTER
Tuition30,00030,000
Application1,0001,000
Registration1,5001,500
Student I.D200200
Student Organisation300300
Library Fees2,5002,500
Caution Money1,5001,500
Computer Laboratory Fees2,5002,500
Internship and Project Supervision5,000
Total39,50039,500

Accommodation

Hostel fees for degree and diploma students

ACCOMMODATION
per semester
Degree StudentsDiploma (Business Students)
6,400/=6,400/=