Kenyatta University Fees Structure

By | February 17, 2021

Fees Structure

Fees Structure for Undergraduate, Diploma & Certificate Programmes

Undergraduate ProgrammesTuition Fees range depending on the programmeStatutory Fees
Art  BasedEast Africans             Kshs. 100,000/=  To 120,000/=Non-East Africans     Kshs. 140,000/=  To  175,000/=Kshs. 26,000/=
Science-BasedEast Africans             Kshs. 110,000/=  To  210,000/=Non-East Africans     Kshs. 150,000/=  To  257,500/=Kshs. 26,000/=
ArchitectureEast Africans             Kshs. 133,285/=  To 235,125/=Non-East Africans      Kshs. 166,606/=  To 293,306/=Kshs. 26,000/=
LawEast Africans             Kshs. 150,000/=Non-East Africans      Kshs. 187,500/=Kshs. 26,000/=
Creative Arts, Film and Media StudiesEast Africans:Degrees:  Kshs. 124,000/=   Diploma:  Kshs.  82,000/= Certificate: Kshs. 65,325/=Non East Africans      Kshs.    155,000/=   Kshs. 26,000/= Kshs. 21,300/=
PharmacyEast Africans              Kshs.    400,000/=Non-East Africans      Kshs.     515,000/=Kshs. 55,200/=
Medicine & SurgeryEast Africans              Kshs.    450,400/=Non-East Africans      Kshs.    712,220/=Kshs. 55,200/=
Nursing and public healthEast Africans              Kshs.    240,000/=Non-East Africans      Kshs.    295,000/=Kshs. 55,200/=
 DiplomaEast Africans              Kshs.     72,000/=Non-East Africans      Kshs.    125,000/=Kshs. 26,000/=
CertificateKshs. 40,000/=Kshs. 21,300/=

Fees Structure for Postgraduate Programmes


Application for admission into the programme can be done online by a simple click

All you need is the following:

  • Ensure you have met the eligibility criteria for the selected program.
  • Ensure you have scanned Academic Transcripts, Certificates and Passport photos.
  • Ensure you have scanned identification documents, either an Identification Card or Passport.
  • Ensure you have the required application fee of  2,000/= for 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.

  • Application forms can be obtained from Kenyatta University, Admissions Block, Office No. 12 or at the Regional Centers based in Nairobi, Nakuru, Kitui, Mombasa, Kisumu and Garissa or be downloaded from our website 

East African applicants shall pay a non-refundable processing fee of Kshs. 2,000/= for through Bank deposit only into any of the following bank accounts:

Co-operative Bank of Kenya –           Account No. 01129062461400

National Bank of Kenya       –           Account No. 01003059500801

Equity Bank Limited                        –           Account No. 0180290518859

Family Bank                          –           Account No. 045000023316

Non-East Africans shall pay a non-refundable application processing fee of USD. 50/= through Bank deposit only into the following bank account.

Bank NameAccount NameBranchAc. No.Swift Code
National Bank of KenyaKenyatta University Tuition AccountKenyatta University0202005915080NBKEKENXXX

Payment for application forms is only through the bank account details provided above only.

Duly completed forms should be returned to the Registrar (Academic), Kenyatta University P.O. Box 43844 – 00100, NAIROBI, Kenya on or before 31st August 2023. Copies of relevant professional and academic certificates and transcripts, Two (2) I’x1’ passport-size photos and the original application fee receipt, MUST be attached to the application form.

  • Diploma holders from recognized institutions may apply for Credit Waiver in consultation with their respective schools upon admission. Credit waiver application forms are obtainable on request when collecting application forms or can be downloaded from the Kenyatta University website at 

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  • Tel:+254 20 8703000, +254 20 8704000, +254 20 8710901
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