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.

Examination Minimum Admission Requirements
KCSE C+ (C Plus)
IGCSE 5 Upper Level passes
GCE 5 ‘O’ level passes with C and above or principal C at A level
12th Grade GPA 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

Download forms

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

1stSemester 2ndSemester
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 Admission 1stInstalment 2ndInstalment TOTAL
Semester 1                20,700              25,900              15,600           62,200
Semester 2                19,600              24,800              15,600           60,000
Alternative
1stInstalment 2ndInstalment TOTAL
Semester 1                21,200              21,000              20,000           62,200
Semester 2                20,000              20,000              20,000           60,000

BSc Business Administration

1stSemester 2ndSemester
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 Admission 1stInstalment 2ndInstalment TOTAL
Semester 1                20,700              25,900              15,600           62,200
Semester 2                19,600              24,800              15,600           60,000
Alternative
1stInstalment 2ndInstalment TOTAL
Semester 1                21,200              21,000              20,000           62,200
Semester 2                20,000              20,000              20,000           60,000

BSc Computer Science

1stSemester 2ndSemester
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 Admission 1stInstalment 2ndInstalment TOTAL
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 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Total
33,000 33,000 33,000 99,000
1,000 1,000
1,500 1,500
200 200
300 300
2,500 2,500
1,500 1,500
2,500 2,500
5,000 5,000
47,500 33,000 33,000 113,500

Fee structure for diploma in early childhood development education

1stTrimester 2ndTrimester 3rd Trimester Total
25,000 25,000 25,000 75,000
1,000 1,000
1,500 1,500
200 200
300 300
2,500 2,500
1,500 1,500
2,500 2,500
5,000 5,000
39,500 25,000 25,000 89,500

Fee structure for early childhood development education- distance learning

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Total
Total/Trimester 23,000 15,000 15,000 53,000

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

1stTrimester 2ndTrimester 3rd Trimester 4th Trimester TOTAL
Tuition 11,400 12,000 12,000 35,400
Application 1,000 1,000
Registration 1,000 1,000 1,000 3,000
Student I.D 300 300
Student Organisation 200 200 200 200 800
Library fee 1,000 1,500 1,500 4,000
Caution Money 1,000 1,000
Computer Laboratory Fee 1,000 1,500 1,500 4,000
Internship and Project Supervision 5,000 5,000
Total 16,900 16,200 5,200 16,200 54,500

Fee structure for all other diploma programmes- distance learning

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Total
Total/Trimester 12,800 10,500 5,200 39,000

Certificate Courses

Fee structure for certificate programmes- full time and evening classes

FEES PER TRIMESTER
Tuition 30,000 30,000
Application 1,000 1,000
Registration 1,500 1,500
Student I.D 200 200
Student Organisation 300 300
Library Fees 2,500 2,500
Caution Money 1,500 1,500
Computer Laboratory Fees 2,500 2,500
Internship and Project Supervision 5,000
Total 39,500 39,500

Accommodation

Hostel fees for degree and diploma students

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