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Mount Kenya University holds 24th graduation ceremony
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MKU is heralding the rise of the African continent not only
in economic success, but also in internationalization of
Education. We are at the forefront of empowering generations!
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Undergraduate Studies

Pursue recognized, competitive and quality Bachelors, Diploma & Certificate courses

Postgraduate Studies

Advance your studies through engaging Doctorate & Masters programs at MKU

Research & Collaborations

MKU is at the forefront of cutting-edge research in various disciplines

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Empowering Generations through Education

Mount Kigali University (MKU) is a leading citadel of teaching, research and academic excellence at the heart of Kigali in Rwanda. The University started as a Campus of Mount Kenya University in 2010 and has since grown into a fully-fledged university accredited by the Rwanda Higher Education Council under the Ministry of Education. Today, the Board of Directors of MKU have invested in excess of 10 billion Rwandan Francs on establishing post-modern infrastructure including well equipped laboratories, administration offices, teaching and learning facilities, a library, hostels, and recreational facilities. 

The strategic foundation of MKU is embedded in delivery of quality education in pursuit of realizing competent and employable graduates. It is our pride that throughout the Republic of Rwanda you are likely to find our alumni in high profile positions both in the private and public sectors. We have a growing international student population from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Chad, Asia, Middle East and U.S.A.

Four schools to pursue your passions

MKU Courses

Extraordinary course options to explore, collaborate, and push your limits

Fr750,000.00

Master in Public Health (MPH)

The programme is offered by the School of Health Sciences Minimum Requirement A degree in the Health Sciences such as Medicine (Human and Veterinary), Pharmacy, Dentistry or Nursing or     any other health related field. A degree in Social Sciences e.g., Social Work, Sociology, Economics, Demography A degree in the Biological…
Fr400,000.00

Master in Educational Planning and Management

The programme is offered by the School of Education Minimum Requirement First Class or Upper second Bachelor of Education degree or Second Lower Division from a recognized University Or a non-teaching degree accompanied by a postgraduate diploma in Education and experience Cost per Semester:  RWF 400000 Duration: 4 Semesters
Fr545,000.00

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The programme is offered by the School of Business and Economics Minimum Requirement First Class or Upper Second-class Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or Second Lower-class Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University with two years working experience Cost per Semester:  RWF 545,000 Duration: 4 Semesters
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Fr180,000.00

Post Graduate Diploma in Education

The programme is offered by the School of Education Minimum Requirement First Class or Upper Second Bachelor’s Degree or Second Lower Division from a recognized University Cost per Semester:  RWF 180,000 Mode of Teaching : (Distance, Institution-Based and e-learning (DIBeL) Duration: 3 Semester or 1 year
Fr300,000.00

Bachelor of Business Information & Communication Technology (BBICT)

The programme is offered by the School of  Computing & Informatics Minimum Requirement Two principal passes and a subsidiary in any of the following subjects related subjects: Mathematics , Physics , computer, web design, Electricity , entrepreneurship, Economics or any other subject with at least 13 grade points in RNEC…
Fr380,000.00

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)-A1 holders

The programme is offered by the School of Nursing Minimum Requirement Advanced Diploma in General Nursing Registration certificate/ license from NCNM(two years from date of registration) International students should possess a license to practice as a nurse in country of origin, prior to being licensed by NCNM. Senior six certificate…
Fr380,000.00

Bachelor of Science in General Nursing (BSCN )-Direct programme

The programme is offered by the School of Nursing Minimum Requirement Two principal passes in Biology & Chemistry (scored in A,B or C)and a subsidiary in either Mathematics / Physics or Geography. Cost per Semester:  RWF 380,000 Duration: 8 Semesters
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Fr495,000.00

Bachelor of Science in Medical laboratory Sciences

The programme is offered by the School of  Health Sciences Minimum Requirement a)Two principal passes in Biology & Chemistry (scored in A,B or C) and a subsidiary in either Mathematics or Physics with 20 points , or A2 passes in laboratory/laboratory technology or related area. B)A1 Applicants with health-related backgrounds…
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Fr330,000.00

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BPH)

The programme is offered by the School of Health Sciences. Minimum Requirement Two Principal passes   in Biology, Chemistry (Scored in A, B or C) and a subsidiary in either Physics or Mathematics. Applicants with health-related backgrounds must be registered and provide valid licenses from their respective professional/regulatory bodies. Cost per…
Fr280,000.00

Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)options

The programme is offered by the School of Business and Economics Minimum Requirement Two principal passes in Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education or equivalent Cost per Semester:  RWF 280000 Duration: 8 Semesters
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Fr280,000.00

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media & Communication

The programme is offered by the School of Computing, Informatics and Media Studies Minimum Requirement Two principal passes in any subject with English or an evidence of English proficiency document from a recognized institution, and a subsidiary   in any related Arts subjects with 13 points or a Diploma from a…
Fr280,000.00

Bachelor of Science with Honours in Economics and Statistics

The programme is offered by the School of Education Minimum Requirement Two principal passes in Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education or equivalent Cost per Semester:  RWF 280000 Duration: 8 Semesters

MKU is the best place for learning, discovery, innovation, and expression

It is no secret that Mount Kigali University is the top destination for International Students in East Africa and around the world. Here are some of the top 10 reasons why students and leading scholars are choosing MKU!

MKUR degrees are internationally recognised.

MKUR has a dedicated English skills lab to train in oral and written versions of the language. 

Staff and faculty have adequate facilities for learning and instruction.

From Kindles to e-learning and Management Information System, tech is core to MKUR functions.

MKUR students can study at the mother university in Thika, Kenya, and experience a different society and network with peers.  

Students are spoilt for choice as the array of academic programmes provides a doorway to different professional careers.

MKUR graduates are highly employable, thanks to the all-rounded education they receive, and opportunities for networking.   

Dedicated student hostels, a Student Council, and open-door policy ensure MKUR students enjoy their time in campus.

The University Medical Centre is for use by students, faculty and the community in Kagarama.  

Located along KK28 Avenue in Kagarama, MKUR is easily accessible by public bus, motorcycle taxi of private car.

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