Kenyatta University Digital School Fees Structure 2020

This is the fees structure of Kenyatta University Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning (DSVOL) as of 2020. The school was created on 30th June 2014 to leverage technology-enabled learning with a view to enhancing access to university education through Open and Distance Learning.

Through the digital school, learners are now able to learn from anywhere, anytime at their own schedule and pace. There are regional learning centres across Kenya to bring support services closer to the learners. These centres are located in Nairobi, Mombasa, Garissa, Embu, Nyeri, Nakuru, Kericho, Kisumu and Kakamega. Kenyatta University Digital School offers certificate, diploma and postgraduate programmes that we have listed below.

 

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Course

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Fees Per Annum

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​​ School Of Economics

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Bachelor Of Commerce

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75,000

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Bachelor Of Human Resources

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75,000

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Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation

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52,000

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Diploma in Huma Resource Management

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52,000

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Diploma in Project Management

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52,000

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School Of Engineering & ​​ Technology

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Bachelor Of Science Information Technology

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75,000

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Diploma in Information Technology

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52,000

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School Of Agriculture & Enterprise Development

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Bachelor Of Science Agribusiness Management

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75,000

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Bachelor Of Science Agriculture Resource Management

 

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75,000

Bachelor Of Science Dryland Agriculture & Enterprise Management

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75,000

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Bachelor Of Science Agricultural Education & Extension

 

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75,000

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Bachelor of Education Arts

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70,000

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Bachelor of Education Special Education

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70,000

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Bachelor of Education Early Education

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70,000

 

Bachelor of Education Science

 

70,000

 

Bachelor of Education Library Science

 

70,000

 

Bachelor of Library & Information Science

 

70,000

 

Bachelor of Science Records Management & IT

 

70,000

 

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

 

52,000

 

Diploma in Public Relations

 

52,000

 

Diploma in Special Needs Education

 

52,000

Diploma in Justice Information System

 

52,000

 

Diploma in Records Management & IT

 

52,000

 

Bachelor of Arts

 

70,000

 

Bachelor of Arts Psychology

 

70,000

 

Bachelor of Arts Gender & Development studies

 

70,000

 

Bachelor in Public Policy & Administration

 

70,000

Diploma in Disaster Management

52,000

 

Certificate in Sports Administration & Management,

 

33,400

 

Bachelor of ​​ Science Hospitality & Tourism

 

75,000

 

Diploma in Hospitality Management

 

52,000

 

Bachelor of Security Management & Policy studies

 

70,000

 

Diploma in Security Management & Policy studies

 

52,000

 

Diploma Programmes Offered at Kenyatta University Digital School

1.Diploma in Public Relations

Requirements

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum


2. Diploma in Guidance and Counselling

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum


3. Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum

4.Diploma in Disaster Management

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum

5. Diploma in Security Management & Police Studies

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum

6. Diploma in Crime Management and Prevention

C or Div III or an Equivalent certificate.

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum

7. Diploma (Tourism Management)

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with at least grade C- (Minus) in Mathematics and C (Plain) in any three (3) of the following subjects;- Biology/ Biological Sciences, Geography/History, Business Studies/Computer Studies, English/Foreign Languages

OR Mean Grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with a Certificate in relevant field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum

8.Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with a  Certificate in  relevant area from a recognized institution

OR A holder of KACE with One Principal and One Subsidiary

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum

9.Diploma in Project Management

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with a  Certificate in  relevant area from a recognized institution

OR A holder of KACE with One Principal and One Subsidiary

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum

10. Diploma in Information Technology

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with C (Plain) in Mathematics and English.

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution.

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 52,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 65,000/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs. 19,900/- per annum

Undergraduate Programmes Offered at Kenyatta University Digital School

1. Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent, with a Diploma in Library Science and/or Information Science or Archives Administration from a recognized institution

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

2. Bachelor of Education (Library Science)

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent, with a Diploma in Library Science and/or Information Science or Archives Administration from a recognized institution

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

3. Bachelor of Science ( Records Management and Information Technology)

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent, with a Diploma in Library Science and/or Information Science or Archives Administration from a recognized institution

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

4.Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE or equivalent with ECE Diploma from a recognized institution or P1 certificate

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

5. Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education)

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in one of the following subjects; English/Kiswahili, Math/Biology and any Arts subjects

OR Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE, or Division III at KCE or equivalent or one (1) Principal pass and one (1) Subsidiary pass at KACE and be holders of P1, S1 or Diploma in Special Education credentials from a recognized institution with at least two (2) years teaching experience after training.

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

NB: Students will specialize in any of these areas: Emotional and Behaviour Disorder, Physical and other Handicaps, Mental Retardation and Pervasive Development Disorder, Learning Disabilities.

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

6. Bachelor of Education (Arts)

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus) or equivalent in two subjects of career choice

OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE or equivalent or one (1) Principal pass and one (1) Subsidiary pass at KACE and be holders of P1, S1, or Diploma in Education from a recognized institution

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

NB: Two Teaching subjects and Education units are done in this degree programme.

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

7.Bachelor of Education (Science)

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus) or equivalent in two subjects of choice

OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Div. III at KCE or equivalent with P1 Certificate or Diploma in Science Education or KACE with two (2) principal passes and one (1) subsidiary.

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution.

In addition, the applicants must have obtained grade C (plain) or equivalent in Mathematics at KCSE

NB: Two Teaching subjects and Education units are done in this degree programme.

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

8. Bachelor of Education in Home Economics

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

9. B.Ed Home Economics – Fashion Design and Marketing

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

10.Bachelor of Education- Business Studies

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

11. B.ED in Educational Communication Technology

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

12. B. ED in Environmental Education

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

13.B. Education Foundation

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

14.B.ED in Educational Psychology

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

15. B. Ed (Arts): Educational Management, Policy & Curriculum

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

16. B. Ed (Science) Educational Management, policy & curriculum

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

17. B.ED in Kiswahili, History, Geography, Literature, Foreign languages, English and Linguistics, Philosophy and religious studies

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

18. B.Sc in chemistry, Physics, Zoological Sciences, Plant sciences, Mathematics

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

19.B.Ed in Chemistry, Physics, zoological Sciences, Plants Sciences

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (plus)

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

20.Bachelor of Arts

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ or equivalent in three subjects chosen from English, Kiswahili, Literature, History and Government, Geography, Mathematics, Christian Religious Education, Islamic Religious Education.

NB: Three subjects are done in this degree programme.

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

21. Bachelor of Security Management & Police Studies

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean Grade of C (Plain) with a Diploma (Passed with Credit) in any field of study from a recognized institution with at least two (2) years working experience in a relevant field e.g. Policing, Crime Investigation, Rehabilitation, Security Management

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

22. Bachelor of Public Policy and Administration (BPPA)

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C- (Minus) in Mathematics and C (plain) in English at KCSE

OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C- (Minus) in Mathematics and C (plain) in English at KCSE with a Diploma (Passed with Credit) in a relevant field from a recognized institution

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

OR Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (A’ Level) with two (2) principal passes and a credit pass in Mathematics at Kenya Certificate of Education (O’ Level).

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 70,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 87,500/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

23. Bachelor of Commerce

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

OR Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE with Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution OR CPA/CPS Part II with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

OR Advanced Level Certificate with two (2) principal passes and one (1) subsidiary pass with a credit pass in Mathematics at ‘O’ Level certificate or Degree from a recognized university

Students will specialize in any of the following areas: Accounting , Finance, Marketing ,Human Resource Management , and Management Science

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

8. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)-Accounting Option

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

24. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)-Finance Option

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

25.Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) -Marketing Option

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

26. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)-Human Resource Management Option

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

27. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) -Management Science Option

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

28. Bachelor of Commerce: Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option (B.Com)

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in both Mathematics and English

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

29.Bachelor of Economics

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or Equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Mathematics

OR Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Mathematics

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field of study from a recognized institution with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Mathematics

OR At least two (2) principal passes and one (1) subsidiary pass at KACE (‘A’ Level) with at least a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE (‘O’ Level).

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

30. Bachelor of Science

Mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ or equivalent in three subjects chosen from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany/Zoology) and Geography with at least grade C (Plain) or equivalent in Mathematics at KCSE

NB: Three subjects are done in this degree programme.

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

31.Bachelor of Information Technology

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in Mathematics and English

OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with Diploma in Information Technology or related field from a recognized Institution with at least C (Plain) or equivalent in Mathematics at KCSE

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution with at least C (Plain) or equivalent in Mathematics at KCSE

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

32.Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management and Trade)

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Mathematics and in any two (2) subjects chosen from the following alternatives:

Alternative A:
Biology
Chemistry
Agriculture
Geography
Alternative B:
Physical sciences
Biology
Agriculture or Geography
Business Studies or Home Science

 

OR Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution.

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with Certificate and Diploma in relevant field from a recognized institution

OR KACE or its equivalent with two (2) principal passes and one (1) subsidiary in relevant Science subjects

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

33. Bachelor of Science (Crop Improvement & Protection)

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Mathematics

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

34. Bachelor of Science (Crop Science)

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Mathematics

Tuition fees

East Africans Kshs. 75,000/- per annum
Non-East Africans Kshs. 93,800/- per annum
Statutory fees Kshs19, 900/- per annum

Please note that the fees are subject to change. Contact the school using the avenues below for fee policies and payments.

Kenyatta University Digital School Contacts 

Phone: 0719 739 438

Email: [email protected]

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