Rongo University Approved Courses, Admissions, Intakes, Requirements, Students Portal, Location and Contacts
Rongo University Approved Courses, Admissions, Intakes, Requirements, Students Portal, Location and Contacts

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 RONGO UNIVERSITY COURSES

Situated in Nyanza Region, the University offers a wide range of programmes;

  1. SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
  •  Diploma in Early Childhood and Primary Education (ECPE)
  • Diploma in Secondary Education (Arts)
  • Diploma in Secondary Education (Science)
  • Diploma in Special Needs Education (SNE)
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood & Primary Education (ECPE)
  • Bachelor of Education (Science)
  • Bachelor of Education Science (Biology and Agriculture)
  • Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (SNE)
  • Master of Education in: (2019-2020 Admission)
  • Master of Education in Psychology
  • Master of Education in Guidance and Counselling
  • Master of Education in Administration and Planning
  • Master of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education (ECPE)
  • Master of Education in Special Needs Education (SNE)
  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Master of Education in Curriculum Development
  • Master of Education in Curriculum, Instruction and Media Studies
    (Educational Communication Technology)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in: (2019-2020 Admission)
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Communication and Technology (Curriculum, Instructions and Media Studies)
  • Early Childhood and Primary Education
  • Planning & Economics of Education
  • Philosophy of Education Administration and Management

2. To get the Full list of academic programmes offered at Rongo University please click on the link below;

Full list of Programmes offered at Rongo University

Bachelor of Education Course Requirements:

  1. Mean grade C+ (Plus) at KCSE and at least C+ in each of the two teaching subjects,
  2. 2 principal passes at A’Level and 1 subsidiary in relevant subjects,
  3. Diploma in Education (May be exempted in relevant units).
  4. P1 teachers must have scored C+ at KCSE to qualify.

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BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SCIENCE) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AS SET BY KUCCPS Cluster 22 – Education Science & Education Arts

  1. CLUSTER SUBJECT 1 ENG
  2. CLUSTER SUBJECT 2 MAT A / MAT B / BIO / PHY / CHE / BIO / GSC
  3. CLUSTER SUBJECT 3 BIO / CHE / PHY / BIO / GSC / HAG / GEO / CRE / IRE / HRE
  4. CLUSTER SUBJECT 4 KIS / BIO / PHY / CHE / BIO / GSC / HSC / ARD / AGR / WW / MW / BC / PM / ECT / DRD / AVT / CMP / FRE / GER / ARB / KSL / MUC / BST NOTE: A subject may only be considered ONCE in this section

MINIMUM SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

  1. SUBJECT 1: ENG; C
  2. SUBJECT 2: MAT A / MAT B; C
  3. SUBJECT 3: BIO / PHY / CHE / PSC / BSC / BIO / GSC: C+

Bachelor of Education(Arts) Admission Requirements

  1. Mean grade C+ (plus) at KCSE and at least C+ in each of the two teaching subjects chosen,
  2. 2 Principal passes at A’ Level and 1 Subsidiary in relevant subjects,
  3. Diploma in Education.
  4. P1 teachers must have scored a mean grade of C+ at KCSE with at least C+ in two teaching subjects chosen.

Bachelor of Education(Science) Admission Requirements

  1. Mean grade of C+(Plus) at KCSE with at least C (Plain) in Mathematics and C+ in each of the two teaching subjects or 2 Principal passes and 1 Subsidiary pass at A’ Level in Mathematics,
  2. Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Diploma in Education.

Application Dates

  1. Rongo University College has three intakes in an Academic year for all courses.
  • September/October
  • December/January
  • April/May
  • The advertisements for the intakes are usually carried in the local press two months before the intake

Application Procedure

  • Application forms may be obtained from the University Main Campus at Kitere hill admissions office or through our website APPLICATION-FORM.
  • Non-refundable application fee of Kshs 500 for diploma/certificate, Kshs 1000 for undergraduate Kshs 2000 for post graduate programmes.
  • The application fee may be paid by Direct Deposit at any KCB or National Bank Branch into the Rongo University College Account.
  • CASH and postal orders WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  • The completed application forms, copies of relevant academic certificates, copies of the application fees receipt should be returned or sent to Director, Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP).

Contacts Information

  • Rongo University P.O Box 103 – 40404, Rongo
  • Email: info@rongovarsity.ac.ke
  • Website: www.rongovarsity.ac.ke

KUCCPS APPROVED PROGRAMMES ON OFFER AT RONGO UNIVERSITY

S/N PROGRAMME CODE PROGRAMME NAME 2019 CUTOFF 2018 CUTOFF 2017 CUTOFF 2016 CUTOFF 2015 CUTOFF
1 1073109 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MATHEMATICS) 24.494 24.448 25.271 30.282
2 1073112 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BIOCHEMISTRY) 25.049 27.858 32.879
3 1073115 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COMPUTER SCIENCE) 25.013 26.233 31.699 32.134
4 1073122 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURE) 25.794 21.882 23.000
5 1073123 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MICROBIOLOGY) 26.068 22.897
6 1073135 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS) 23.933 29.205 30.744
7 1073137 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SCIENCE) 26.986 25.172 29.408 30.801
8 1073150 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (INFORMATION SCIENCE) 23.619 24.261 23.000
9 1073151 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 24.272 24.265 31.558
10 1073155 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION 25.453 25.627 32.272
11 1073157 BACHELOR OF TOURISM MANAGEMENT 24.418 26.234 27.686
12 1073164 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (APPLIED STATISTICS) 24.357 26.684 31.058
13 1073182 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COMMUNICATION & JOURNALISM) 24.543 26.842 31.812
14 1073185 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HORTICULTURE) 24.500 20.739 23.000
15 1073189 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HUMAN REOURCE MANAGEMENT 24.760 24.949 30.607
16 1073213 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE) 23.846 23.024 28.990
17 1073215 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT) 24.880 22.186 28.114
18 1073217 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (FASHION DESIGN AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY) 22.458 20.419 23.000
19 1073222 BACHELOR OF HOTEL AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 24.614 25.094
20 1073292 BACHELOR OF ARTS (GEOGRAPHY) 26.317 24.671
21 1073295 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 24.349 31.777 35.354
22 1073298 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ENTREPRENEURSHIP) 24.290 24.895 23.000
23 1073324 BACHELOR OF ARTS (KISWAHILI) 25.186 25.973 29.596
24 1073327 BACHELOR OF PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT 23.952 25.218 32.790
25 1073366 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (PHYSICS) 24.961 23.447 23.000
26 1073417 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND EDUCATION) 23.256 23.429 32.891
27 1073428 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (INFORMATICS) 22.708 25.955 23.000
28 1073450 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS) 24.230 25.808 30.934
29 1073462 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BOTANY) 25.526
30 1073464 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ZOOLOGY) 24.700
31 1073500 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (GRAPHIC, COMMUNICATION AND ADVERTISING) 27.058 25.590 23.000
32 1073513 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (CHEMISTRY) 23.204 26.655 23.000
33 1073520 BACHELOR OF ARTS (LINGUISTIC) 24.494 26.838 23.000
34 1073543 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HEALTH RECORDS AND INFORMATICS) 25.125
35 1073550 BACHELOR OF ARTS (POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION) 24.379 25.581 23.000
36 1073587 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRIBUSINESS) 23.321 21.546 28.446
37 1073621 BACHELOR OF ARTS (LINGUISTICS, MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION) 25.388 26.311 23.000
38 1073646 BACHELOR OF ARTS (ECONOMICS) 23.928 23.687 31.388
39 1073657 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT 24.764
40 1073806 BACHELOR OF ARTS (SOCIOLOGY) 24.515 26.370 23.000