FAQS

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1. Do I qualify to join Egerton University for an Undergraduate Degree/ Diploma programme and How much will it cost me?

For Undergraduate Degree, you require a minimum C+ grade or its equivalent; For Diploma programme, a minimum C plain grade or its equivalent. The cost of each programme can be obtained from http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/University-Council/fees-structure.html

2. Does the University admit international students and what is the cost?

The University admits students from all nationalities. The Tuition fee for international students (excluding East African Community citizens) is 30% higher. http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/University-Council/fees-structure.html

3. How do I apply to Egerton University and what are the requirements?

To apply for admission to Egerton University Download the application forms from www.egerton.ac.ke, pay the required application fees and submit a duly filled form to the Registrar (Academic Affairs).

4. What is the admission criteria for postgraduate degree and how much does it cost.

Applicants for a master’s degree should have a minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours degree in the relevant discipline from Egerton University or an institution recognized by Egerton University. Persons with Second Lower Class Honours with two years relevant work experience are also eligible for admission. Applicants for Doctor of Philosophy should have a Masters degree from Egerton University or any higher, accredited institution of higher learning.

The cost for Postgraduate programmes annually is subject to periodic changes, the fees currently are:

Programme Statutory Tuition Supervision Total

PGDs 23,000 120,000 30,000 173,000

Masters (Arts) 23,400 110,000 25,000 158,400

Masters (MBA) 23,400 120,000 25,000 168,400

Masters (Sci.) 23,400 140,000 25,000 188,400

PhD 19,400 200,000 25,000 244,400

NOTE: Excludes catering, accommodation and stipend.

  1. When will be the next intake?

Njoro Campus Programmes - September annually

Nakuru Town Campus College - September, January and May annually

Nairobi City Campus - September, January and May annually

School Based Programmes - April annually

Check our advertisement at http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/Deputy-Vice-Chancellor-Academic-Affairs/division-of-academic-affairs.html

6. Does the University offer bridging courses and will they assist me get admitted?

The University offers bridging courses in Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Note that bridging grades do not guarantee admission. For more information refer to the respective department through the link http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/Faculty-of-Science/faculty-of-science.html

7. Does the University offer accommodation?

The University provides accommodation on First Come First Served Basis. For details on the type and cost of rooms check Students Directorate services weblink http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/Directorate-Of-Student-Welfare-Services/directorate-of-student-welfare-services.html.

8. Does Egerton University accept inter-university Transfers?

Yes but this depends on the availability of space and attainment of the Joint Admissions Board (JAB) Cut off Point in the respective programme. However, the procedure for applying is as follows:

Write to the JAB secretary, through the Vice Chancellor/ Principal of the University where you are transferring to, through the Vice Chancellor/ Principal of the University you are transferring from.

9. Does the University have any Job openings?

Job openings are available from time to time can contact http://www.egerton.ac.ke/.

10. Does the University offer scholarship?

Each year, students at Egerton University benefit from several Scholarships and Grants. There are limited offers for Work Study for needy students at http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/office-of-the-dean-of-students.html Please explore the range of scholarships on offer by contacting- http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/Deputy-Vice-Chancellor-Academic-Affairs/division-of-academic-affairs.html