United States International University Africa (USIU – Africa) Entry Requirement

United States International University Africa (USIU – Africa) Entry Requirement

Entrance Requirements

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Doctoral Programs

Applicants for admissions into the undergraduate degree programs are subject to selective screening based on academic achievement at the secondary level.

The table below shows the standards for evaluating secondary school credentials for undergraduate admissions.

5 Credits in any 5 subjects at ‘O’ Level, or 2 Principal C’s at ‘A’ Level

5 Credits in any 5 subjects at ‘O’ Level, and/or ‘A’ Level passes of C

It should be noted that:

For Bachelor of Pharmacy, a minimum grade of ‘B-’ C+ of math and science subject will be required.

For B.Sc. Epidemiology & Biostatistics, a minimum aggregate of C+ and attained the following minimum grades in the specified subjects: Biology C+; Mathematics B-; and English B-; or

International credentials that are not noted above will be evaluated in accordance with the International Academic Credentials Handbook.

A TOEFL score of 550 for Paper-based, 213 for Computer-based, 90 for Internet-based test (IBT) and above, or a Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English of grade C or better is required for those applicants whose language of instruction is not English.

Meeting the minimum entrance requirement for any of the programs does not guarantee admissions into the University program.

Application Procedures & Deadlines

All applicants are expected to satisfy procedures and criteria for admission to USIU-Africa, and to submit acceptable original documents which verify that they have satisfactorily completed all admission requirements.

Students who meet all requirements will be considered for acceptance to the University. However, meeting the minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission into a University program.

Admission is strictly based on merit, and conditionally admitted students must present the required documents within their term of study. Failure to do so will prohibit further registration.

Please visit our Application Procedures page for further details.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for the academic year 2017–2018 are detailed in the fee schedule found here.


For more information, please get in touch with:

Admissions Office,
United States International University – Africa
Off Thika Road – Kasarani,
P. O. Box 14634 – 00800,
Nairobi, Kenya.
Telephone: +254-730-116000/300

Email: admit@usiu.ac.ke
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