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University of Nairobi Tuition Fees, Courses & Admission Requirements

The University of Nairobi is a home for African Education, One of the oldest Universities in the Home of East Africa, The School has great Students and Alumni. This post is designed to give you full details on the University of Nairobi Admission, Tuition Fees, Scholarships, Courses and Ranking.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) is a collegiate public research university. It is one of the largest universities in Kenya.

The University of Nairobi was established as an educational institution dates in 1956 but became an independent university in 1970.

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The University of Nairobi was created from the University of East Africa this year. The university motto states, In Unity and Work. The university of Nairobi has an undergraduate population of 49,488 and a postgraduate population of 12,424.

The university has one urban campus and has academic affiliations with ACU. The University of Nairobi launched a self-funded enrollment policy(also called ‘module 2’) in 2011 to cope with the rising demand for higher education in Kenya.

University of Nairobi Tuition Fees:

The University of Nairobi Tuition fees is dependent on the Level or Programme carried out by any Student. These fees can also be affected based on Sponsorships. Students on Scholarships pay less than what other Students pay. Generall University of Nairobi Fees are estimated to be  176,460 KES.

For a detailed Information. Download the Pdf of Tuition Fee Structure of the University of Nairobi Here

University of Nairobi Faculties & Courses:

The university of Nairobi has six colleges, which are headed by individual principals. These colleges are: College of Architecture and Engineering, College of Health Sciences, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences and College of Education and External Studies.

Some departmental programmes offered in the university of Nairobi include:

  • African Clothing and Footwear Research Network (ACFRN),
  • African Women’s Studies Centre,
  • Agricultural Economics,
  • Animal Production,
  • Arabic,
  • Architecture,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Business Administration,
  • Chemistry Department,
  • Civil and Construction Engineering,
  • Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics,
  • Clinical Studies,
  • Commercial Law,
  • Communication Skills and Studies,
  • Confucius, Conservative and Prosthetic Dentistry
  • Diagnostic Imaging & Radiation Medicine,
  • Distance Studies,
  • Education Administration and Planning,
  • Education Communication and Technology,
  • Education Studies, Educational Foundations,
  • Electrical and Information Engineering,
  • Environmental and Bio systems Engineering,
  • Ethics and Research Committee,
  • Extra Mural Studies,
  • Finance & Accounting,
  • Food Science,
  • Nutrition and Technology,
  • French,
  • Geography,
  • Geology,
  • Geo spatial and Space Technology,
  • History,
  • Human Anatomy,
  • Human Pathology,
  • ICT,
  • Information Science,
  • Kiswahili,
  • Korean Studies,
  • Land Resource Management & Agricultural Technology,
  • Linguistics,
  • Literature,
  • Management Science,
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering,
  • Medical Microbiology,
  • Medical Physiology,
  • Meteorology,
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
  • Ophthalmology,
  • Orthopaedic Surgery,
  • Paediatrics/Dentistry and Orthodontics,
  • Paedriatics,
  • Periodontology/Community and Preventive Dentistry,
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
  • Pharmaceutics and Pharmacy Practice,
  • Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Education and Sports,
  • Physics,
  • Plant Science and Crop Protection,
  • Political Science,
  • Private Law,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Health Pharmacology & Tox,
  • Public Law,
  • Real Estate and Construction Management,
  • Sociology,
  • Surgery,
  • Oral Medicine/Pathology,
  • Oral/Maxillofacial Radiology,
  • Translation,
  • Urban And Regional Planning,
  • Vet Farm,
  • Vet. Anatomy And Physiology,
  • Veterinary Pathology,
  • Microbiology & Parasitology.

University Of Nairobi Admission Procedure

Admission to study any programme in the University of Nairobi is done according to well laid down procedures. The admission options which are available to prospective students are as follows:-

The Undergraduate Module I Students (Sponsored by the Kenyan Government):

This is done through the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS). Formerly known as the national Joint Admission Board (JAB), a board that in charge of students admission for all public universities in Kenya.

The Undergraduate Module II (SELF Sponsored) Students:

Owing to the fact that the government sponsorship can only cater for very few qualifying candidates, the university gives an option for self sponsorship. In this option, admission will be done internally at the university. To apply for any undergraduate programme as a self sponsored student, applicants can obtain an application form from the UNES offices upon payment of an application fee.

Postgraduate Students:

Admission to any postgraduate programme at the university is handled by the Board of Postgraduate Studies (BPS) in close consultancy with the relevant school or faculty. In order to apply for a postgraduate admission, kindly access the application link at . And download the manual guide available by clicking on the Online student Application Manual. Application forms can also be collected from the BPS/UNES upon payment of application fee.

The University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year, with the main intake is organized between September/October for all the courses.

Between December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce,Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism and the final batch is taken between April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Economics and Statistics, Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses

University of Nairobi Address

From World Map the University of Nairobi is Located in Kenya East Africa.

P.O.Box 30197, GPO, Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: (+254-20) 3318262/ (+254-020) 2429997

Fax: (+254-20) 245566




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