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University of Nairobi School of Engineering Undergraduate Admission criteria

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Courses offered in School of Engineering University of Nairobi (UON)

  • Bsc. Civil Engineering – F16

  • Bsc. Electrical Engineering – F17

  • Bsc.Mechanical Engineering – F18

  • Bsc. Geospatial Engineering – F19

  • Bsc. Environmental

  • Biosystems – F21

Minimum Admission Requirements to School of Engineering University of Nairobi (UON)

  • KCSE (Mean C+) and C+ passes in each of the four cluster subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology or any Group III, IV and V; or

  • Advanced Level Certificate: Two principal passes in Maths and Physics with subsidiary pass in Chemistry. For B.Sc. in Geospatial Engineering, a subsidiary pass in Geography is acceptable in lieu of Chemistry; or

  • Ordinary Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in the relevant subjects; or

  • Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution with passes in relevant subjects; or

  • Technical/Science Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in Mathematics and Chemistry from a recognized institution; or

  •  B.Sc or B.Ed (Science) from a recognized institution; or other appropriate technical qualification at degree level.

  • And any other relevant criteria listed in the General Admissions Criteria.

University of Nairobi School of Engineering Fee structure (full time)


Foreigners to add 20%

Year 1

KES 184,700.00

Year 2

KES 179,700.00

Year 3

KES 179,700.00

Year 4

KES 179,700.00

Year 5



KES 903,500.00


University of Nairobi School of Engineering Contacts 


School of Engineering

Box 30197-00100

Nairobi – Kenya

Tel: 318262 Ext. 28400

Fax: 245566 (Attn Dean SOE),

Email: [email protected]




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