Admission Cycle

Students will be admitted to RU any time of the year, but they will generally report to the university at the beginning of each Semester. Some programmes may admit students at different times or less frequently.

Admission Requirements

General Minimum Entry Requirements

  1. Postgraduate Programmes:  A first degree at minimum Upper Second Class Honors or equivalent or a Lower Second Class Honors with working experience of at least two years in relevant field for Master’s Programmes.
  2. Undergraduate Degree Programmes:  Mean grade of C+ (plus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), or equivalent qualifications.
  3. Diploma Programmes:  Mean grade of C (plain) or C (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education KCSE or equivalent depending on a program requirements.
  4. Certificate:   D+ or equivalent at KCSE

In addition to the minimum entry requirements, there may be other programme-specific requirements with regard to the mean grade, subject clusters, individual subject grades, entry exams, motivation statements, or other requirements as may be approved by the Senate

from time to time.

Application Checklist

  1. Fill in the required information on the application form Here
  2. Pay a non-refundable application fee of Kshs. 2,000 through MPESA Paybill number 805702, Account Name: your name.
  3. Send the application form with the following to :
    1. Copy of national ID/Passport or Birth Certificate
    2. Copies of academic certificates and all transcripts.
    3. One (1) recent passport-size photograph.
  4. The admission team will send you feedback with your admission letter and further guidance on joining our University. (within 5 working days)