University of Nairobi (UON) Admission Requirements and Undergraduate Fees Structure

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University of Nairobi offers over 300 undergraduate courses. The university fees structure and admission requirement for degree courses are as follows.

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING FEE STRUCTURE

Courses offered

Bsc. Civil Engineering – F16, Bsc. Electrical Engineering – F17, Bsc.Mechanical Engineering – F18 Bsc. Geospatial Engineering – F19, Bsc. Environmental. & Biosystems – F21

Minimum Admission Requirements:

  1. KCSE (Mean C+) and C+ passes in each of the four cluster subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or any Group III, IV and V; or
  2. Advanced Level Certificate: Two principal passes in Maths and Physics with subsidiary pass in Chemistry. For B.Sc. in Geospatial Engineering, a subsidiary pass in Geography is acceptable in lieu of Chemistry; or
  3. Ordinary Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in the relevant subjects; or
  4. Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution with passes in relevant subjects; or
  5. Technical/Science Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in Mathematics and Chemistry from a recognized institution; or
  6.  B.Sc or B.Ed (Science) from a recognized institution; or other appropriate technical qualification at degree level.
  7. And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.

Mode of learning: Full time

Bsc. Civil, Elect, Mech, Geospatial and Environ. & Biosystems Engineering (foreigners add 20%)
Year 1 KES 184,700.00
Year 2 KES 179,700.00
Year 3 KES 179,700.00
Year 4 KES 179,700.00
Year 5 KES179,700.00
Grand Total KES 903,500.00

 

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Courses Offered

B.Sc. Agriculture – A22, B.Sc. Management of Agroecosystems and Environment – A26 , B.Sc. Food Science and Technology – A24, B.Sc. Food, Nutrition and Dietetics – A90, Bsc. Range Management – A25, B.Sc. Agribusiness Management – A87, Bachelor of Agricultural Education and Extension – A83, Dip. Crop Protection – A138

Minimum Admission Requirements for degree programmes:

  1. KCSE (Mean grade C+) with grade C in Biology or Biological Sciences; Physics and Chemistry or Physical Sciences; and Mathematics; or
  2. Advanced Level Certificate: Two principal passes in Biology and Chemistry; and at least a subsidiary pass in Maths or a credit pass in Maths or Physics at ‘O’ level; or
  3. Relevant Ordinary Diploma from a recognized Agricultural or Veterinary college with a credit pass; or
  4. A Relevant Higher National Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution; or
  5. A relevant degree in Biology or related sciences.

Minimum Admission Requirements for Dip. Crop Protection:

  1. KCSE (Mean C) with passes at C- or above in Biology or Chemistry; or c. B.A. Quantity Surveying/ B. Construction Management: Physics or Physical Sciences; and Geography or Accounts or Commerce or Economics or Building Construction or Drawing and Design.
  2. Advanced Level Certificate (EAACE or KACE) with two Principal passes; or
  3. Higher National Diploma in Science courses, Education (Science), Computer Studies, Statistics or Applied Sciences; or
  4. A Degree from a recognized university.
  5. And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.

Minimum Admission Requirements for Dip. in Estate Agency and Property Management:

  1. KCSE (Mean Grade C) or equivalent with minimum C in Mathematics and English; or
  2. KCE (Div. II) with credits in Mathematics and English or Div. III plus a certificate in an equivalent professional training course.
  3. KACE with at least one principal pass or equivalent qualification
  4. Degree and Diploma holders in respective areas of study.
  1. And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.
  • Mode of learning: Full time
Diploma in Crop Protection-A138 101,500.00
Exclusive of Research Project(App. ) 15,000-20,000
Bachelor of Science-Food Nutrition and Dietetics  
year1 158,000.00
year2 153,000.00
year3 153,000.00
year4 153,000.00
Total 617,000.00

 

Bachelor of Science-Agriculture & Range Management  
Year1 184,000.00
Year2 179,000.00
Year3 179,000.00
Year4 179,000.00
Total 721,000.00

 

Bachelor of Science-Food Science, and Technology  
Year1 158,000.00
Year2 153,000.00
Year3 153,000.00
Year4 153,000.00
Total 617,000.00

 

Bachelor of Science-Agribusiness Management  
Year1 174,000.00
Year2 149,000.00
Year3 179,000.00
Year4 139,000.00
Total 641,000.00

 

Bachelor of Science-Management of Agroecosystems and Environment  
Year1 184,700.00
Year2 179,700.00
Year3 179,700.00
Year4 179,700.00
Year5 179,700.00
Total 900,000.00

 

Bachelor of Agricultural Education and Extension  
Year1 164,000.00
Year2 139,000.00
Year3 99,000.00
Year4 129,000.00
Total 531,000.00

 

COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Courses Offered

B.Sc. Biology – I11, B.Sc. by open and Distance learning – I37, B.Sc. Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource Management – I41, B.Sc. Microbiology and Biotechnology – I23

Minimum Admission Requirements:

  1. KCSE (Mean C+) or its equivalent with minimum grade C+ in Biology/ Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences;
  2. Advanced Level Certificate (EAACE or KACE) with two Principal passes; or
  3. Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualifications in Science with a credit passes; or
  4. Science/Technology Diploma from Teachers Training Colleges or equivalent qualifications, in sciences with a credit pass
  5. A Degree from a recognized university.
  6. And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.
  • Mode of learning: Full time
B.Sc- Biology & Bsc.- Microbiology and Biotechnology
Year 1 (12 units)Year 2 (12 units) 165,000.00
Year 2 (12 units)Year 2 (12 units) 160,000.00
Year 3 (10 units)Year 2 (12 units) 136,000.00
Year 4 (10 units)Year 2 (12 units) 136,000.00
Total 597,000.00

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND EXTERNAL STUDIES

Courses Offered

B.Ed. Arts – E35, B.Ed. Early Childhood Education – E45, B.Ed. Science – E37, B.Ed. (ICT) – E38, Dip. in Early Childhood Education – E122

Minimum Admission Requirements for degree programmes:

  1. KCSE (Mean C+) or equivalent; or
  2. KACE (2 principal passes), or equivalent; or Professional qualifications such as Dip. Education, Dip. Early Childhood, Teachers Certificate (SI) from recognized institutions or their equivalents; or
  3. A trained primary school teacher of PI grade and three years minimum teaching experience and minimum KSCE (Mean C)
  4. Other degrees from a recognized university.
  5. And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.B.Ed Science and B.Ed ICT should in addition to the Minimum admin. Criteria have C+ in at least 2 science subjectsDip. In ECE with P1 certificate should have attained a minimum of C- (Minus) or equivalent qualification at KCSE level

Minimum Admission Requirements for Dip. in Early Childhood Education

  1. A holder of KCSE with a minimum of grade C or its approved equivalent
  2. Kenya Certificate of Education with minimum of Division three
  3. A P1 teacher Certificate
  4. And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.
Certificate in Early Childhood (7 units) Yearly Total
Tuition [email protected] 50,400.00
Medical/year 5,000.00
Computer/year 5,000.00
Registration 1,000.00
Exams 5,000.00
ID Card 500.00
Activity 2,000.00
Caution 5,000.00
Total: 73,900.00

 

Diploma in Early Childhood (24 units) Yearly Total
Tuition [email protected] 172,800.00
Teaching Practice 15,000.00
Medical/year 5,000.00
Student Organisation 1,000.00
Computer/year 5,000.00
Registration 1,000.00
Exams 5,000.00
ID Card 500.00
Activity 2,000.00
Caution 5,000.00
Total: 212,300.00

 

BED in Early Childhood (55 units)
Semester 1 Semester Total
4 53,300.00
5 60,500.00
6 67,700.00
7 74,900.00
8 82,100.00
Semesters 2,3,5,6,8,9&11 Semester Total
4 28,800.00
5 36,000.00
6 43,200.00
7 50,400.00
8 57,600.00
Semesters 4,7and 10 Semester Total
4 48,300.00
5 55,500.00
6 62,700.00
7 69,900.00
8 77,100.00
Teaching practice(added to the total fees)-once 15,000.00
Project supervision(added to the total fees)-once 14,400.00

 

Bachelor of Education – Arts
Semester 1 Semester Total
4 53,300.00
5 60,500.00
6 67,700.00
7 74,900.00
8 82,100.00
Semesters 2,3,5,6,8,9&11 Semester Total
4 28,800.00
5 36,000.00
6 43,200.00
7 50,400.00
8 57,600.00
Semesters 4,7and 10 Semester Total
4 48,300.00
5 55,500.00
6 62,700.00
7 69,900.00
8 77,100.00
Teaching practice(added to the total fees)-once 15,000.00

 

Bachelor of Education-Science and ICT

BED Science (Min. 32 science units & Min. 20 professional)

Yearly Total
Tuition Fees @ 8000 (for professional units) 8,000.00
Tuition Fees @ 11000 (for science units) 11,000.00
Teaching Practice-once 15,000.00
Medical/year 5,000.00
Computer/year 5,000.00
Registration/year 1,000.00
Exams/year 5,000.00
Student Organisation 1,000.00
ID Card/year 500.00
Activity/year 2,000.00
Caution-once 5,000.00

 

BED Science(Min. 32 science units & Min. 20 professional)    
Semester 1: Tuition [email protected](for professional units), 11000(for science units) Sem. Total (sci. units) Sem. Total (prof. units)
4 68,500.00 66,500.00
79,500.00 64,500.00
6 90,500.00 72,500.00
7 101,500.00 80,800.00
8 112,500.00 88,500.00
Semesters 2,3,5,6,8,9&11    
4 44,000.00 32,000.00
5 55,000.00 40,000.00
6 66,000.00 48,000.00
7 77,000.00 56,000.00
8 88,000.00 64,000.00
Semesters 4,7and 10    
4 63,500.00 51,500.00
5 74,500.00 59,500.00
6 85,500.00 67,500.00
7 96,500.00 75,500.00
8 107,500.00 83,500.00
Teaching practice(added to the total fees)-once   15,000.00

 

SCHOOL OF DENTAL SCIENCES

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) – V28

Minimum Admission Requirements:

In addition to good passes in the following cluster subjects:

  1. KCSE (Mean C+) in eight (8) subjects taken at the same sitting with good passes in Option A (Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics, English/Kiswahili) or Option B (Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, English/Kiswahili); or
  2. Advanced Level Certificate: Two principal passes in Biology and Chemistry; and at least a subsidiary pass in Maths or Physics; or
  3. Diploma Holders in Medical Sciences: A minimum KCE Division II or C+ in KCSE in addition to a Credit pass in professional qualifications from a recognized Medical Training Institution; or
  4. Any Degree in Biological Sciences from a recognized university.
  5. And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.
  • Mode of learning: Full time
Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Year I 474,500.00
Year2 469,500.00
Year3 469,500.00
Year 4 469,500.00
Total 1,883,000.00

 

 

 

 

 SCHOOL OF LAW

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Laws – G34

Minimum Admission Requirements:

In addition to the common regulations for the Bachelor Degree for the University of Nairobi, eligible candidates must have at least a B (Plain) in English. Categories of persons to whom admission is open include:

  1. Holder of KCSE certificate with minimum university entry points of at least C+; or
  2. Holder of Advanced Level Certificate with at least three principal passes or equivalent; or
  3. Holder of degree(s) from a recognized university
  4. Holder of at least a credit pass in a Diploma from a recognized institution
  5. And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.
  • Mode of learning: From 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm on weekdays and from 8 am to 5 pm. on Saturdays
Bachelor of Law-G34(Foreign students to add 20% on all items)-LLB
Year 1-12 units 176,460.00
Year 2-12 units 171,460.00
Year 3-12 units 171,460.00
Year 4-12 units 171,460.00
Total 690,840.00