MKU brings together students from all parts of Kenya, East Africa, Africa, public and private secondary schools, working class, from every ethnic and religious background and from across the economic spectrum. Mt Kenya University values excellent and diversity in the talents and aspirations of students and in the resources and opportunities the university offers.
Equal opportunity statement
The university is committed to basing judgments concerning the admission, education and employment of individuals upon their qualifications and abilities and affirmatively seeks to attract to its faculty staff and students body, qualified persons of diverse backgrounds. In accordance to this policy MKU does not discriminate in admissions, educational programmes or employment against individuals sex, race, colour, religion, age, disability, status, national or ethnic origin.
Applying to MKU
Your application should be accompanied by an application fee of Kshs 1,000. Attach your latest result slips or copy of your certificate or latest mock results.
You are to apply direct to:
Registrar (Academic Affairs)
P.O. Box 342
Application time line
To help us process your application most efficiently please submit your application as soon as possible
Day classes – Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
Part time classes
Evening classes – Monday to Friday 5pm to 8.30p.m
Saturdays 8am to 5pm
Exams are scheduled at the end of trimesters and falls on March, July and November.
Programmes Commencement dates
Commencement dates differ with different schools but fall within the following periods:
January, May and August
MKU offers Programmes leading to the award of undergraduate, graduate, diploma certificates.
Please be advised that the University reserves the right to withdraw or modify the courses of instruction or to change instructors at any time for efficiency and effectiveness.