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Mount Kenya University Intake, Student Portal, Application Forms, Courses, Admission Requirements, Fees, University Location and Contacts

Mount Kenya University(MKU) is a fully chartered private institution of higher learning in Kenya. Its main campus is located in Thika along General Kago Road, Thika town about 45 kilometres from Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, with other campuses in Nairobi, Parklands, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nkubu, Meru, Kakamega and Kisii. The University has study centres in Malindi, Kisumu, Nyeri and Kericho and marketing offices in Garissa, Isiolo and Kitale

The university offers both undergraduate and post graduate courses to both government and self sponsored students. All the course offered at Egerton University are accredited by the Kenya University and Colleges Central Placement Services, KUCCPS.

In this article we shall review Mount Kenya University Intake, Student Portal, Application Forms, Courses, Admission Requirements, Fees, University Location as well as the contact you can use to reach the University.

Mount Kenya University offers both Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma, Degree, Masters and PhD programs in various fields. Most university degree courses take a minimum of 4 years; while, some take even more. However, diploma courses at the university take an average of 3 years. The university has E-learning courses that allows students to learn online. The University currently offers over 215 academic programmes with more than 5000 courses. E-learning programs are also available at the university.

Mount Kenya University Physical Location.

Mount Kenya University ultra-modern main Campus is located in Thika along General Kago Road, Thika town about 45 kilometres from Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, with other campuses in Nairobi, Parklands, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nkubu, Meru, Kakamega and Kisii

Mount Kenya University Campuses and their Location

Mount Kenya Thika main Campus

The main Campus is located in Thika along General Kago Road, Thika town about 45 kilometres from Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi

Mount Kenya Nairobi Campus

It is located at the heart of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, and operates from four locations namely MKU Towers, and MKU Union Towers (all along Moi Avenue).

Mount Kenya Parklands Law Campus

It is located in Parklands, Nairobi

Mount Kenya University Mombasa Campus

The Campus is located in the coastal city of Mombasa along Nkrumah Road

Mount Kenya University Nakuru Campus

Mount Kenya Nakuru Campus is located at Great Rift Plaza (GRP) Campus building, in Nakuru Town

Mount Kenya University Eldoret Campus

It is located at Mount Kenya University Plaza in Eldoret Town along Ronald Ngala Street

Mount Kenya University Meru Campus

Mount Kenya Meru Campus is located in Meru, on Embu Highway

Mount Kenya University Courses
  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
  2. Bachelor of Laws
  3. Bachelor of Pharmacy
  4. Bachelor of Public Health
  5. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  7. Bachelor of Commerce
  8. Bachelor of Business and Information Technology
  9. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine & Community Health
  10. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  11. Bachelor of Economics
  12. Bachelor of Economics and Finance
  13. Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
  14. Bachelor  of Arts in Community Development
  15. Bachelor of Arts in Justice and Security Studies
  16. Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Communication
  17. Bachelor of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  18. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  19. Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
  20. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  21. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Development
  22. Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language
  23. Bachelor of Business Information Communication and Technology
  24. Bachelor of Business Management
  25. Bachelor of Counseling Psychology
  26. Bachelor of Development Studies
  27. Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  28. Bachelor of Education (General)
  29. Bachelor of Education (Primary Option)
  30. Bachelor of Education (Science)
  31. Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Studies
  32. Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Primary Option)
  33. Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Secondary Option)
  34. Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production
  35. Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
  36. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  37. Bachelor of Science in Dental Technology
  38. Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  39. Bachelor of Science in Energy and Environmental Technology
  40. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
  41. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
  42. Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management
  43. Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information Management
  44. Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
  45. Bachelor of Science in Information Science
  46. Bachelor of Science in Laboratory Sciences
  47. Bachelor of Science in Medical Biochemistry
  48. Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
  49. Bachelor of Science in Medical Engineering
  50. Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  51. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Exploration and Production
  52. Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management
  53. Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  54. Bachelor of Science in Travel and Tourism Management
  55. Bachelor of Social Work and Administration
Mount Kenya University Student Portal

The student portal for Mount Kenya University connects students to the administration, through the students portal you will be able to access and perform the below functions;

Course Registration, Fees Payment, Check Result, View Admission List/Status, Acceptance Fees Payment Details, Transcript, View Academic Calendar, Extra Credit Hours, Deferment of Admission and so much more.

Mount Kenya University Intake and Admission Requirements

To undertake any degree course at Mount Kenya University, one is required to have attained a KCSE mean grade of C+ and above with C+ English or Kiswahili. You will also need to have attained at least C+ in subjects related to your field of studies. Certificate and Diploma courses have less qualification requirement by the university.

Admission at Mount Kenya University happens each year. The main intake usually happens in September. The university carries out intakes in the months of January and May as well.

How To apply for Admission at Mount Kenya University

To apply for admission at Mount Kenya University, use the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services, KUCCPS online students portal. Alternatively, you can visit the University to process your application or download the application forms from the university official website.

Mount Kenya University Fee Structure

The fee charged at Mount Kenya University highly depends on the course you are taking and the course level. You will pay less to study a certificate course and more to pay for a degree course.

Mount Kenya University bank accounts and fee Payment Options

Here are the Bank accounts that you can use to pay your school fees to Mount Kenya University

Bank Name  Account Number 
Equity Bank  0090292435067
Standard Chartered Bank  0102049817400
Family Bank  005000019336
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB Bank) 1121032222
National Bank of Kenya 01047093018900
NIC Bank 10000174347
Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) 2014200002
 Co-operative Bank  01129279981300
Lipa na Mpesa Paybill No. 270988
International Students Bank account
 Dollar account (KCB)  1173740309 (swift No. KCBLKENX)

Mpesa Fee Payment Procedures
You can now deposit your fee to our Mount Kenya University account through Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) using your Mpesa.

There are only two procedures:
Procedure 1
1. Go to M-PESA menu on your phone and select Lipa na M-PESA, Pay Bill option.
2. Enter Paybill 270988.
3. Enter the account code (your admission number).
4. Enter the amount to pay, then M-PESA PIN and press Send.
5. You will receive a confirmation SMS with a unique code

Procedure 2
1. Visit www.gtbank.co.ke and select LipaNaGTBank or http://studentportal.mku.ac.ke/
2. i. For Existing students, enter your admission number and click validate
ii. For new students, enter your reference number and click Validate
iii. For new applicants, Enter ID NO.or Passport number

3. Enter your unique M-Pesa code.
4. Select reason for payment e.g. Admission, Tuition.
5. Enter phone number and/or email address of student/parent/Guardian to receive payment confirmation.
6. Click submit to automatically update your fees account
7. Confirm your payment by checking your statement through the student portal

Mount Kenya University Contacts

You can contact Mount Kenya University through the following;

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