Admissions Policy

We consider each applicant to MKU Rwanda as a whole person, and put enormous care into evaluating every application.
Admissions policy

Mt Kenya University Rwanda strives to admit those applicants who are best prepared to benefit from and contribute to MKU academic community. Admission specialists will review your application and supporting documentation carefully to assess your overall academic preparation. In evaluating your application, the University will consider the following factors:

  • Mean Grade scores achieved in High School
  • The strength of your high school course work
  • Grades earned in core subjects depending on the specific programmes in which you are interested
  • Additional information you provided in support of your application.

Before you apply for admission at MKU, you are encouraged to carefully consider the various degree and diploma programmes available and to meet with an adviser and when you decide MKU is the place you want to be. Admission to MKU is on a first come first serve basis so be sure to complete your application early.

Whether you are interested in undergraduate or graduate studies, diploma or certificate programmes, you will find that MKU has a variety of programmes to chose from in fulfilling your educational and career goals.

Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar- academic Affairs. Application should be accompanied by copies of relevant academic and professional certificates.

Please note
Application for admission does not guarantee admission into the University for course applied for, this will be subject to fulfillment of all requirements and class size as approved by the University Senate.For further information, kindly enquire from the Registrar, Academic Affairs the programmes being offered at our campuses and study centres:

The Application Timeline
Mid September
We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible after September 15, 2016 and well before the February 1, 2017 deadline.
February 1, 2016
Application Deadline. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible after September 15 and well before the February 1 deadline.
Checking your application
When we receive your application, it takes several weeks to process materials and submit to the Admissions Committee.
Application Review
The Admissions Committee reviews applications roughly in order of completion. Each application is considered in its entirety.
During the application review process you may be invited to interview. These interviews will happen throughout the admissions cycle.
We will make every effort to deliver a decision on your application as soon as possible. An applicant who is offered admission will be notified immediately.
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