University of Nairobi Application Form 2022/2023 – How to Apply

The  University of Nairobi (UoN) Application Form 2022/2023 – How to Apply, University of Nairobi 2022/2023 Application Form is available below.

The management of the University of Nairobi (UoN) has released the Application Forms for admission into the institution for the 2022/2023 academic year. Interested applicants should see the online admission application full detail below.

This post shows you how to apply for Application Form in the University of Nairobi (UoN) for 2022/2023 academic year, Follow the steps below.

University of Nairobi (UoN) Online Application Form Details

Things to Consider Before Filing a Form

  • If you are picking a form directly from the school, Do not dirty the form.
  • Carefully Read and Understand a Form.
  • Fill in with Capital Letters
  • Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar- academic Administration.
  • Always have a Photocopy incase needed
  • Take your time to review the Form before submission.

Application Procedure

What to do

  1. Very Important: Before Applying, make a research about the institution you’re applying for.
  2. Carefully consider the various programs available.
  3. Understand the School Fees Payable.

Requirements

The minimum admission criteria to Bridging Courses shall be:

  • KCSE mean grade of C+ or equivalent and at least a C- in the subject to be bridged or equivalent

Certificate Courses

Admission to Certificate Courses will be based on any of the following minimum qualifications:

  • KCSE mean grade of C- or equivalent.
  • An O’ level mean grade of Division III or equivalent.
  • An A’ Level qualification with a minimum of two subsidiary passes or equivalent.

Diploma Courses

Admission to Diploma Courses will be based on any of the following minimum qualifications:
KCSE mean grade C.

  • KCSE mean grade C- or equivalent plus a Certificate
  • An O’ level qualification with a minimum division III or equivalent
  • An A’ level qualification with a minimum of two subsidiary passes or equivalent
  • Certificates must be from an Institution recognised by the University of Nairobi Senate
  • The certificates should have been undertaken for a period of at least one Semester.

Degree Courses

Admission to Bachelor’s Degree Programmes will be based on any one of the following minimum qualifications:

  • KCSE mean grade C+ or equivalent
  • KCSE mean grade C- or equivalent plus a Certificate and Diploma
  • O Level Division II or equivalent plus a Diploma
  • O Level Division III or equivalent plus a Certificate and Diploma
  • O Level Division III or equivalent plus a three-year Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution for admissions to Bachelor of Education
  • Diploma from University of Nairobi or other recognized institutions and an aggregate of C in KCSE or equivalent
  • A Level with two principal passes or equivalent in relevant subjects Only Applicants whose results are available at the time of application will be considered
  • CPAII/CPSII/CIPS or equivalent for Commerce and Arts and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE or O level Division III
  • P1 from a two-year post-secondary training institution for entry into Bachelor of Education with Minimum KCSE Mean Grade C or O Level Division III
  • Higher National Diploma in relevant fields and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE
  • Degree from a recognized University
  • Equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognised by Senate
  • O Level Division III or equivalent plus a three-year Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution for admissions to Bachelor of Education
  • Diploma from University of Nairobi or other recognized institutions and an aggregate of C in KCSE or equivalent
  • A Level with two principal passes or equivalent in relevant subjects Only Applicants whose results are available at the time of application will be considered
  • CPAII/CPSII/CIPS or equivalent for Commerce and Arts and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE or O level Division III
  • P1 from a two-year post-secondary training institution for entry into Bachelor of Education with Minimum KCSE Mean Grade C or O Level Division III
  • Higher National Diploma in relevant fields and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE
  • Degree from a recognized University
  • Equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognised by Senate

How to Apply University of Nairobi (UoN) Online Application Form 2022/2023 

There are two categories of students at the University of Nairobi:

  1. Government Sponsored Students
  2. Self  Sponsored Students

Application process for Government Sponsored Students

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) is the state corporation that coordinates the placement of Government-Sponsored Students to Kenyan universities and colleges. KUCCPS undertakes the selection of undergraduate students for admission to higher learning institutions for Government sponsorship.

KUCCPS placement criteria

a) Only candidates who apply for placement will be considered for placement in the respective programmes applied

b) Candidates must meet the minimum admission requirement approved by the respective regulating authority to be considered for placement

c) Placement shall be on merit

d) An affirmative action criteria approved by the Placement Service shall be applied for the marginalized and disadvantaged applicants.

e) Applicants who will not manage to be placed in the preferred programmes may be requested to re-apply for placement consideration into programmes which may not satisfied the number required.

Click here for the KUCCPS application procedure

Application process for Self Sponsored Students (undergraduate and postgraduate students)

Applications for admission to study at the University as self sponsored students are online.

The online application system has a list of all the courses on offer at the University, open Intakes, application deadlines, reporting dates and program requirements.

All first time applicants are encouraged to explore the list of available academic programmes and the set requirements to ensure that they qualify to apply for their programme of choice.

Application procedure (undergraduate and postgraduate)

Follow these step by step guidelines to apply for a course: Application Manual

General application information:

  • Prospective students are required to complete their application. The University of Nairobi does not make use of representatives, agents or agencies during the application process.
  • All applicants are required to provide all the required information: current email address, an active phone number and Postal Address and certified scanned copies of Certificates, transcripts and a current passport photo.
  • The application deadlines are indicated on the online application system, the closing dates cannot be extended.
  • Payment of application Fees: Applicants will pay a non-refundable application fee of Kshs.3,000 (undergradaute and masters level) and Kshs. 4,000 for PhD level. International pay USD 50. Upon payment, you will receive a confirmation of the payment on your email address and phone number.
  • Applicants can track the status of the application online through the system. Alerts will be sent to via email address and phone number.

Modes of payment

  1. Electronic transfer/direct cash deposit at any ABSA bank branch countrywide
Bank:  ABSA bank
Account name:  UON Application Account
Account Number:  2032771362
Bank branch: ABSA PLAZA
Or
Bank: Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB)branch
Account Name: University of Nairobi
Account number: 11774757075
*Quote the application reference number as sent to your mobile phone
  1. Application Fee Payment Via M-Pesa

Pay the required amount through your mobile phone by M-pesa following the instructions below:

1. Go to M-PESA on your phone.

2. Select Lipa na M-PESA option

3. Select Pay Bill option.

4. Enter Business no.

5. Enter your Reference number as sent to your mobilephone

6. Enter the Amount you intend to pay.

7. Enter your M-PESA PIN and Send

N/B. Only make the payment if you have been allocated an application reference number sent to your phone or email

Student loans

Kenyan students in higher education institutions are eligible for education loans by the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

HELB enhances equity in higher education by awarding loans and bursaries to needy Kenyan students. HELB awards loans to students in institutions of higher learning to fund their education i.e. those students’ joining University as Government or Self Sponsored.  The loan attracts interest of 4% p.a and the students are required to repay their loans on completion of their studies. Applying for a HELB loan can allow you to afford your studies while enjoying low interest.

These loans are not automatic and have to be applied for through the student portal.

Click here to view HELB products

Contact us:

For any assistance and clarification please contact any of the following:

Undergraduate:
Tel: 020-4910000 or 020 4913027 or 020-4913199
Post graduate:
Tel: +254 20 491 3129/3131/8028

Student finance

Every campus has student finance office. Clieck here to for the student finance directory

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