The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has initiated the process for 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidates to review and choose their preferred university courses. The candidates have been provided with information regarding the cost of each Degree Courses program.
The KUCCPS online portal offers a detailed compilation of courses provided by different institutions, including their annual fees and cut-off points.
The cost of the degree courses programs offered varies, ranging from Ksh67,000 to Ksh612,000 for an academic year.
A survey was conducted in Kenya to determine the most expensive degree courses offered by various educational institutions in Kenya.
1. Bachelor of Dental Surgery
The Bachelor of Dental Surgery program is available at Moi University for a fee of Ksh612,000.
The M.B.CH.B program is offered at various universities in Kenya, such as Kenyatta University (KU), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Moi University, and Maseno University. The program has a cost of Ksh612,000.
2. Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
The cost of the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine program at the University of Nairobi (UoN) is Ksh442,850.
3. Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The University of Nairobi offers a Bachelor of Science program in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, which has a tuition fee of Ksh374,850.
The University of Nairobi charges Ksh375,700 for a Bachelor of Science in Biosystems Engineering program, while Uzima University charges Ksh367,100 for its Bachelor of Nursing program.
The cost of pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Geomatic Engineering at JKUAT is Ksh336,600, while the cost of pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Management at UoN is Ksh316,200. A comparison of the costs of these two-degree programs shows that pursuing a degree in Geomatic Engineering is more expensive than pursuing a degree in Agribusiness Management.
4. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is available at various universities in Kenya, such as JKUAT, Kibabii University, Kirinyaga University, KU, Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA), and Rongo University. The program has a cost of Ksh306,000.
The tuition fee for the degree program at UoN is Ksh345,100 per academic year.
The user has provided a list of costs for undergraduate programs in engineering and architecture offered by various universities in Kenya. The cost of pursuing different undergraduate programs in Kenya varies across universities.
For instance, a Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Engineering at the University of Nairobi costs Ksh374,850, while a Bachelor of Architectural Studies/Bachelor of Architecture at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology costs Ksh367,200.
Similarly, a Bachelor of Real Estate at the University of Nairobi costs Ksh345,950, and a Bachelor of Construction Management from the University of Nairobi costs Ksh348,500.
The tuition fee for a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Nairobi is higher than that of Kenyatta University. Specifically, pursuing the same degree at Kenyatta University costs Ksh336,600, while at the University of Nairobi, it costs Ksh374,850.
The cost of the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering program at Egerton University is Ksh373,540, while Daystar University charges Ksh335,000 for their Bachelor of Law program.
The data indicates that the number of students who sat for the 2022 KCSE exams was 841,416. A total of 173,345 candidates attained a grade of C+ and above, which is the minimum threshold for eligibility to join a university.