Digital Learning Admissions

General Admission requirements
Mount Kenya University strives to admit those applicants who are best prepared to benefit from and contribute to MKU academic community. Admission specialists will review your application and supporting documentation carefully to assess your overall academic preparation. In evaluating your application, the University will consider the following factors:

  • Mean Grade scores achieved in High School
  • The strength of your high school course work
  • Grades earned in core subjects depending on the specific programmes in which you are interested
  • Additional information you provided in support of your application.

Before you apply for admission at MKU, you are encouraged to carefully consider the various degree and diploma programmes available and to meet with an adviser and when you decide MKU is the place you want to be. Admission to MKU is on a first come first serve basis so be sure to complete your application early.

Whether you are interested in undergraduate or graduate studies, diploma or certificate programmes, you will find that MKU has a variety of programmes to chose from in fulfilling your educational and career goals.
Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar- academic Affairs.
Application should be accompanied by copies of relevant academic and professional certificates. Application fee differs according to the level of course being applied for. i.eKshs 1,000 For Certificate, Diplomas and Undergraduate programmes Kshs 2,000 For Post-Graduate programmes for Kenyan applicants and US Dollars 50 for all non-Kenyan applicants

Mode of Payment:
Payment to be deposited in either of the following Bank Accounts
Equity Bank, ACC. No-   0090292435067   SWIFT CODE EQBLKENA
KCB Bank, Acc. No –  1121032222
Coop Bank, Acc. No – 01129279981300   SWIFT CODE    KCOOKENA
GT Bank, ACC. No- 2014200002
Standard Chartered Bank, ACC. No- 0102049817400   SWIFT CODE SCBLKENX
Family Bank, ACC. No- 005000019336
Money Order / Banker’s Cheque payable to Mount Kenya University.

Please note
Application for admission does not guarantee admission into the University for course applied for, this will be subject to fulfillment of all requirements and class size as approved by the University Senate.For further information, kindly enquire from the Registrar, Academic Affairs the programmes being offered at our campuses and study centres:

Office of Registrar
Mount Kenya University
PO Box 342 – 01000

The university has a standard application, admission and registration procedure and students use one standard  application form and apply online procedure.

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