- How many trimesters/years are completed in a Degree/Diploma?
A Degree is completed in 8 trimesters (3years) / Diploma is finalized in 4 trimesters (1year and 3 ½ months)
- What are trimesters? How many months do they take?
These are terms that last 3 ½ months. There are 3 trimesters in a year
- How many units is one exempted from if he/she has completed a diploma and wants to enroll for a degree course?
A diploma holder may be exempted from 15 to 21 units depending on the units the student has covered in line with the degree.
- How much is the total tuition fees for foreign students?
(Referring to the fee structure) Non- African students are charged 20% higher in tuition fees.
- Do you accept students who studied high school in other countries?
Yes. Students are admitted on the basis of their qualifications which should meet the University’s entry requirements.
- What is the application procedure for admission? Pick up an application form and fill in the details and attach the requirements such as documents.
- Is the admission to the university direct entry or is one subjected to a waiting list?
Admission is direct entry based upon the application process and whether the applicant qualifies for their chosen program of study.
- Does the University consider one’s cumulative grade or individual grades for admission into a course?
Admission is based on the aggregate grade along with one’s Maths and English grades.
- What is the minimum entry qualification for postgraduate courses?
A Second Upper Class or a Second Lower Class with a minimum of 2 years work experience.
- Do you have part-time certificate courses? Currently the University offers full-time certificate courses.
- Do you accept credit transfers from other universities?
Yes. Applicants are required to attach their transcripts during application.
- Why are PUPs not allowed to do Law Degree?
The high school grades required to pursue a Law degree are in line with the Council of Legal Education which are not met by a PUP student.
- What are the entry points for those from IGSE?
To pursue a degree program one requires 5 passes and 3 passes for Diploma and PUP.
- Can the University introduce Saturday and Sunday classes?
No. The University only offers regular, evening, school-based and distance-learning classes.
- Evening and Regular classes for Education?
No. Education only is only offered on the school-based and distance learning modes.
- Are there any scholarships or financial aid funds to subsidize tuition?
The only tuition scholarships available are for students who scored a B+ minimum.
- Why is the fees so high compared to other universities?
The fees are affordable and match up to the quality of education and services offered by the university.
- What are the times for evening classes?
Classes begin at 5.30 pm and end at 8.30 pm.
- What is Pre-University all about?
It is a trimester-long course that caters for students who scored C or C- grade or equivalent and it bridges one to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree.
- How many units should one take in a trimester for undergraduate?
4 to 6 units.
- How many intakes do you have in a year?
Three. In January, May and September.
- Are there extra-curricular activities at the main campus?
Yes. There are different sports (football, basketball, softball, table tennis etc.) and clubs (SIFE, Drama, Christian Union, Wildlife etc.)
- Does a student have to buy textbooks?
The library at the campuses offer textbooks for borrowing and those who want to buy can do so at the bookstore. (Applicable to main campus).
- Are there any boarding facilities in the main campus?
Yes. There are separate hostels for men and women within the main campus.
- Is the boarding fee inclusive of all meals for the boarding students?
Yes. Meals are offered 3 times a day, every day.
- Do I have to adhere to the Code of Conduct?
Yes. This is because it is in line with the University’s core values which aim to produce individuals of character.
- Is there any dress code for students?
Yes there are dress guidelines which are outlined in the student’s handbook.
- Are there buses operating to and from main campus?
Yes. There are two buses scheduled to operate both to Ongata Rongai and Nairobi CBD.
- How many students share a room in the university hostels?
2 students share a room in the ladies hostels while 3-4 students for the gents hostels.
- Which church is the university affiliated to?
Africa Nazarene University is affiliated to the Church of the Nazarene which has institutions around the world.