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2019 Prospectus

Mount Kenya University Provides a stimulating learning environment through an innovative student-based and quality driven approach to teaching and learning. We ensure that our students enjoy a rich, highly interactive and personalized learning environment which is essential in the realization of one's potential and preparation for the future.

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With an emphasis of Science, technology and humanities, Mount Kenya University offers an all rounded education including moral and professional education to all persons irrespective of religion, race, gender or political affiliation, social or cultural background. It endeavors to develop well trained man power equipped with technological scientific knowledge and capacities from certificates, diplomas, under graduate and post‐graduate degree courses.

Our 2019 university Prospectus publication give the full detailed information about all the courses we offer and their particular details.

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Application Procedure

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
  • Grades earned in core subjects depending on the specific programmes in which you are interested
  • Additional information 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, 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 postgraduate, 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 Administration.

Application should be accompanied by copies of ID/Passport, relevant academic and professional certificates.

Application fee is as follows:

  1. Ksh.1,000 (Certificates, Diplomas &Undergraduates programmes)
  2. Ksh.2,000 (Post-Graduate programmes) for East African applicants
  3. US Dollars 50 for all non-East African 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 Administration the programmes being offered at our campuses and study centres:

Office of Registrar Academic Administration
Mount Kenya University
PO Box 342 - 01000
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Prospective Students
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
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Application time line
To help us process your application most efficiently please submit your application as soon as possible

Academic Calendar
Class schedules:
Regular classes
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

Distance Learning

Examinations Schedules
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.