Academic Qualifications and Requirements

Applicants for Certificate Program

Applicants holding a mean grade of D+ (Plus) at KCSE qualify to enroll for a certificate program in the various disciplines of study at the University.

Applicants for Diploma Program

Applicants holding a mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE qualify for either Regular or Open, Distance – Learning mode (ODLM) specifically for the Diploma and Certificates students. Credits from a Diploma with good grades (B (Plain) and above may be transferable into a relevant Bachelors program, depending on the content equivalency in relation to bachelors’ program requirements.

The K.C.S.E mean grade of C (Plain) qualifies an applicant to take either a pre- university or bridging course of 28 credits of 7 subjects at 4 credit hours per subject.

Applicants for Bachelors Degrees

Applicants for Masters Degrees

Applicants for Master’s degree should have earned recognized first (1st) degree with at least second (2nd) upper class honors in a related field from an accredited University or college with a minimum grade point average (G.P.A) of 2.75 on a scale 4.0 scale.
A second class honors lower division or G.P.A of 2.5 may be considered for admission if they have at least 2 years experience in a related field, and if accepted, will be placed under academic probation during the 1st semester of study.

Procedure of Application for Admission to the University

Application forms are available at the ILU, Kilimani Campus at a non – refundable processing fee of Ksh.1, 500 directly to through a bank deposit at Co-operative Bank, Nairobi Business Centre Branch, Account number 01129099218200 or Dollar Equivalent, Same Bank to Account Number 021200099218200.
Application forms can be downloaded Here. All Applications should be mailed to: The Registrar, ILU, P.O. Box 60954 – 00200 Nairobi Kenya or emailed to registrar@kenya.ilu.edu