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How to Apply for MKU Online Application 2024/2025


We are pleased and excited to announce to you that the Mount Kenya University (MKU) online application for the 2024–2025 academic year is now open to all interested and qualified applicants. We are not just making this announcement known but also providing various steps on how to apply online for Mount Kenya University (MKU) admission.

Mount Kenya University, MKU Admission and Application Forms: 2019/2020 - How to Apply?


To use the MKU online application feature, you must have a working internet device, a valid email address which is not shared with another Mount Kenya University (MKU) applicant, your Kenyan identity number, or, if you are an international applicant, your passport number. Kindly follow the easy steps below to apply online for Mount Kenya University (MKU) admission:    

1. Apply Online    (How to Apply Online at Mount Kenya University (MKU)) 

  • Step 1: Please apply online via the MKU Application Portal if you are enrolling in the undergraduate programme.     
  • Step 2: If you are a first-time user, you will then be prompted to fill in the information in the required fields.
  • Step 3: You will then be taken to the page where you will be required to fill in all the necessary information, like your Personal Details, Nationality, Address Information, disability information, Study Choices, Residential Address, Postal Address, Contact Details, Demographic Details, Next of Kin, Emergency Contact, Current Activities, Education, Indemnity and Undertaking, make Payment and upload the necessary Documents. 
  • Step 5: Complete all the fields and click ‘Next’ at each interval to proceed.  
  • Step 6: When you are done, kindly click on the ‘Submit‘ button to get your application submitted.     

2. Acknowledgement of Application

  • You will receive an email confirming online submission of your application immediately.    
  • Within three working days, you should receive formal acknowledgment of your application along with your student number and log-in details.    
  • Note that this acknowledgement does not mean you’ve been accepted or admitted to Mount Kenya University (MKU).   

3. Upload Supporting Documents

In order to consider your application, please upload every necessary supporting documents listed below on this article. If the application is incomplete, it may be declined by the college.   

4. Acceptance of Offer

When we update your application, you will receive an email notification. Please monitor your email account closely for updates. You can also check your status online with the log-in credentials that we will send you after you apply. We are not permitted to disclose your application status telephonically.    


Upload certified copies of the following in PDF format when you apply for undergraduate studies:

  • Your ID if you are a Kenyan citizen 
  • Your passport, if you are an international student  
  • Your guardian’s or parent’s ID or passport if you are younger than 18 years  
  • High School Senior Certificate if you have already matriculated 
  • Your academic record is only valid if you are a current student at another institution of higher learning  

I hope we have been able to make your Mount Kenya University (MKU) online application for 2023-2024 seamless and easy. Mount Kenya University (MKU) is really a place to be and we have our reasons for that. According to a statement on the universities website, over the years, they’ve provided world-class education, research and innovation for global transformation and sustainable development.”

Mount Kenya University, MKU Application Fee

Application fee differ according to the level, of course, being applied for. i.e Kshs 1,000 For Certificate, diplomaand Undergraduate programmes; Kshs 2,000 For Post-Graduate programmes for Kenyan applicants; and US Dollars 50 for all non-Kenyan applicants.

Mode of Payment:
Payments are to be deposited in either of the following Bank accounts:

  • Equity Bank, ACC. No-. 0090292435067   SWIFT CODE: EQBLKENA
  • KCB Bank, Account No. 1121032222
  • Coop Bank, Account 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 check payable to Mount Kenya University.


Gather all the necessary documents and get ready to follow the steps on our website to complete a successful Mount Kenya University (MKU) online application. We will try as much as possible to make your application smooth and seamless. But before we proceed, remember that this application is open to all prospective diploma and certificate students. The only thing you need right now to apply for admission to the prestigious Mount Kenya University (MKU) is to be eligible and ready.      

The management of Mount Kenya University (MKU) is no stranger to technology, as they have made this application exclusively online, unlike the rigorous task of going through the paper-based application (only when necessary). Therefore, they have opened their application portal for all high school leavers and those trying to further their studies either part-time or full-time. 

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  1. I am a South Sudanese wanted to register in your university in the Department of Environmental Health, and need to take Diploma in Community Health. Is this course there for distant learning?

      • Hello MKU I’m Gatmai James Gai a South Sudanese national wish to pursue master of public health in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics or Master in Health system management
        I will be done with my last semester in November 2021 will I get an offer before awarded with partial transcript ?

      • Hello MKU, My name Is Rosine, I graduated from Akilah Institute for women/Davis college campus in Business management and entrepreneurship. I have a diploma but want to get Bachelor’s. I wanted to ask if you offer bachelor’s in Business Management, what will it require? How long do I have to study again to get the Bachelor’s degree? How much will I pay? When is next admission. Kindly give me the information.
        I am looking forward to hear from you,
        Thank you so much

  2. Got a mean grade of C+ with a D+ in mathematics, B- in English and A- in commerce. I’m I qualified for bachelor in commerce?

  3. Hello, I’m currently a Holder of a Diploma course in Criminology from Moi University with Credit pass.
    I wish to join your good university to pursue a course in Criminology.My question is
    1:Will I get credit transfer?
    2:I prefer distance learning,do you have?
    Thanks in advance

  4. hello MKU, iam currently a holder of a diploma course in clinical medicine and public health at juba health science institute, and i wish to join your university to pursue bachelor,s degree course in public health as blend course, because iam currently in the field as a clinical officer with MS-Holland in unity state

  5. Hello mku, i got your message today reminding me to download my forms for admission. idid sent you an email indicating that i chose the corse that can done online or distance learning. first i had chosen Diploma in law, diploma in security studies and criminology . all of these courses indicated that they are regular offered kibdly assist me in that area.

  6. do you offer the current diploma course in primary teaching education and can one do it in school based program?

  7. I am an holder of B- with an aggregate of B- within the cluster subjects and qualify for bachelor of pharmacy in your institution but the portal is not opening please advice.

  8. Hi i need to apply MKU master in science of hospitality management but i need admission soon as possible because its needed for high education loan board before 10th Aug2021

  9. Hello MKU administration I hope this message will fine you well
    I’m a South Sudanese pursuing Bachelor Degree with (Hons) of Public and Environmental health at Upper Nile University Republic of South Sudan be done with my last semester in mid of November 2021 , Much interested to do master in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CEB) , Master in Health system management or health informatics
    Generally master of public health (MPH)
    Will you offer for distance learning courses options mentioned earlier ?

  10. Hello MKU I’m Gatmai James Gai a South Sudanese national wish to pursue master of public health in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics or Master in Health system management
    I will be done with my last semester in November 2021 will I get an offer before awarded with partial transcript ?

  11. Hello,
    My name is Gordon Tap Guol, a South Sudanese holding a Diploma in Midwifery Nursing. I wish to pursue BSc in Health System Management (Distance Learning) in MKU. Kindly advise me before i apply.


  12. Hi mt. Kenya university? I am intending to take a course in your institution on undergraduate bachelors degree in security studies and criminology. What is the cost on distance learning @ semester?

  13. Good day!
    I am based in Botswana and wish to apply online. My country or “Other” option does not appear in the selection bar. Kindly assist in this regard. Thank you.

  14. Good day!
    I am based in Botswana and wish to apply for a bachelor of science in oral health online. My country or “Other” option does not appear on the selection bar. Kindly assist in this regard. Thank you.

  15. I’m Patrick, may I know if you offer Environmental health and Occupational Safety and Health on distance learning?
    I am interested to further my career in those two areas.
    In case no, may I also know if you offer Security and Criminology studies on distance learning?


  16. Hello am a graduate under BSC Chemistry I could like to join PGDE in your campus do you have Jan intake 2023?and how can I get the admission letter?

  17. when is the application deadline for academic year 2023/2024? I want to apply for Distance learning MPH, and about the attachment do I attach certified copy or original certificate? Iam from Uganda

  18. Am interested in pursuing a degree in education arts through distance learning so kindly guide on how to apply and how much is the fee per semester?which is your nearest centre from homa bay town?


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