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Kenyatta University, KU Online Application Forms – 2022/2023 Admission


Kenyatta University, KU Admission and Application forms: 2018/2019-How to Apply

This article contains information on the Kenyatta University, KU Application form and requirements for admission into Undergraduate Degree, Diploma Programmes and Postgraduate degree programs for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified SCHOOL LEAVERS, NON-SCHOOL LEAVERS and SPECIAL CASES.


The application form must be fully filled and the relevant academic documents attached. It must be returned to the Admissions Office of the University according to the set deadline dates obtained from the Admissions office.

Kenyatta University, KU Application Procedure

Application forms can be obtained from Kenyatta University, Admissions Block, Office No. 12 or at the Regional Centers based in Nairobi, Embu, Nyeri, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kisumu, Garissa,
Marsabit and Kakamega or be downloaded from our website. Applicants shall pay non-refundable processing fee of kshs.2,000/= for East Africans and Kshs.4,000/= for non-East Africans through
Bank deposit into any of the following bank accounts:

  • Family Bank – Account No. 045-000-023-316
  • Co-operative Bank – Account No. 011-2906-246-1400
  • National Bank of Kenya – Account No. 010-035-915-0801
  • Equity Bank Limited – Account No. 018-0290-518-859
  • MPESA PAY BILL NUMBER 892101 Accounts No. ID number or Birth Certificate Number

Kenyatta University, KU Application Forms

To access the application forms, you need to first visit the online admission portal  the following:

  •  Proof of payment, either on MPESA REF NO. or Bank deposit slip.
  •  Ensure you have met the eligibility criteria for the selected program.
  •  Academic Transcripts and certificates.
  •  Passport photo.
  •  Identification documents, either a birth certificate, identification card number or passport number. 
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  • Ensure you have met the eligibility criteria for the selected program.
  • Ensure you have scanned Academic Transcripts, Certificates and Passport photo.
  • Ensure you have scanned identification documents, either an Identification Card or Passport.
  • Ensure you have the required application fee of Kshs. 2,000/= for East Africans and Kshs. 4,000/= for non-East Africans
    on your MPESA line for completing the application process.

**Payment for online application is only by MPESA through details provided on the application portal only.**
CAUTION!Do not pay directly to paybill until you are prompted by the application system”

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Kenyatta University, KU Online Application Procedures

Go to http://applications.ku.ac.ke/ and click on create account. By default, the opening page will be on step

Step One: Personal Data
  • The first section requires you to fill in your personal details after which when you are through, click on save and continue.
  • Note: The green tick is an indicator that you have successfully completed the first step. Automatically it moves on to the next step 2 when you click save & next.
Step Two: Programme
  • You can only be able to choose the type of program after selecting the mode of study and type of program, after which you will be able to view the campuses where the program is offered e.g. Main, City, Nakuru e.t.c.
  • You can then select any one campus that suits you. Also, after selecting the type of program, the total fee p.a. and eligibility criteria will appear.
  • Note: You can be able to view the eligibility criteria by clicking on it. A dialogue box with the requirements will then appear.
  • Step two requires that you fill in the program you intend to undertake. First, choose the mode of study e.g Digital school, Regular, IBP etc before choosing the type
    of program i.e. Certificate, Diploma, Degree, Masters or PhD.
  • Do proceed to the third tab which will require you to choose the type of program and finally the campus where it is offered
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Step Three: Academic Profile
  • This section requires you to fill in academic details from secondary education to tertiary level.
  • In the first part, fill in the details of the Secondary School and the years attended.
  • In cases where one attended more than one secondary school, click on the add more and fill in the details of the other school(s).
  • Follow the same steps in filling in the details of the second section-University or college details.
  • The last section requires you to upload files in the system. First, you need to upload a passport-sized photo of yourself and in the second part, upload a copy of your national ID or birth certificate. The third part requires you to upload copies of your academic certificates.
  • Whenever you have uploaded a file, just click on add more and upload a file. Repeat the process until you have uploaded all certificates and then proceed by clicking on
    save and next.
Step Four: Additional Data
  • In this section simply tell us how you were able to know Kenyatta University by selecting any one of the given options. You can indicate how you got to know Kenyatta University by typing in the others section if the options given above are not one of them. Once through, click save and next.
Step Five: Declaration and Verification
  • By clicking on the small button besides I agree, you very and declare that the information you have provided is true. Proceed by simply clicking save and next.
Step Six: Payment
  • In this section, choose the mode of payment by clicking on offline payment.
  • For offline payment, simply enter the details of the bank you deposited the fee in and in the upload receipt section, upload a scanned copy of the bank deposit slip.
  • Proceed by clicking on the box beside I agree to accept terms and conditions. You can then finish by clicking save and next.
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Step Seven: Finish
  • You will receive such a message in this final stage.
  • You can download a copy of the whole document by clicking on download pdf.
  • Finish by clicking on finish.


Application Fee Payment:

Application fee for the courses to be applied are as shown below;

  • Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor – KShs. 2,000.
  • Master, Doctorate (PhD), Postgraduate Diploma – KShs.3000.

**Payment for online application is only by MPESA through details provided on the application portal only.**

Please ensure that you have the required application fee amount on your MPESA line for completing the application process.

International Students:

The Application fees for International / Foreign Applicants (Non-East Africans) is USD 50. To apply as an International / Foreign Applicant (Non-East African) Student please use the link below.


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