Mount Kenya University, Open, Distance Electronic Learning


Welcome to MKU ODEL directorate for your online studies where you will be studying at your time, pace and at the comfort of your home or office

How To Apply

To apply for a course, please visit to download the application form or Apply online or Collect forms from our ODEL centre at MKU campuses and ODEL centres  or MKUR Kigali. Application should be accompanied by copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, and one passport size photo and a copy of National ID or a birth certificate.

Kenyan applicants part with application fee as follows;-

  • Ksh. 1,000 (Certificates, Diplomas & Undergraduates programmes) Ksh. 2,000 (Post-Graduate programmes)

Non-Kenyan applicants;-

  • US Dollars 50

Application fees should be  payable only  to the following accounts:-

Equity Bank A/C 0090292435067

Dollar Account:   1173740309 (Swift No. KCBLKENX)

All applications for admission are submitted to the Registrar-Academic Affairs. Admission criteria for all the programs are available on our programmes page. Statutory fees of Ksh. 12,000 payable once on registration. The university fees payment can also be done in easy installments  within the semesters as follows:  50% upon registration, 50%- second & final installment. Fees are payable either per semester, trimester or annually in the bank accounts listed below (

Equity Bank A/C 0090292687045

Dollar Account:   1173740309 (Swift No. KCBLKENX)

Once the admission has been approved, the applicants become eligible to register for the units. For registration to happen, the student must pay at least 50% of the school fees. The registration period is open for a specific period (download the university calendar from Students are guided on the units to register.

The online registration is done on the university’s user friendly student portal After units registration, the students are able to download the online learning materials from the students e-learning portal

Please download our online orientation video and print orientation.