​​​How to Apply​

Admissions are currently open for 2018 admission cycle​. Candidates are encouraged to app​ly online​​. For assistance in completing the online application form, applicants are​ advised to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)​ or Understand the Online Process available at login. The last date for acceptance of application is April 13, 2018​​.

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper based application form by emailing the Admission Office ​​at regoff.ke.sonam@aku.edu​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​. ​​​​​​

Submitting an Application​​

Please note that in either case, whether applying online or submitting the pre-printed application; a hard copy of the following documents must be submitted to the Admission Office. Incomplete applications are not processed. An application is considered incomplete when required documents are not included in the application.​​​ The application must include:

  • Hard copy of the completed application form; either submitted online or paper-based

  • Two recent passport size colour photographs labelled with your name and stapled as required (see photograph specifications below)

  • Attested photocopies of official academic transcripts from your nursing training institution. All documents must be in A4 size; if a copy of the transcript is not available, you must present a certified letter from your training institution

  • Copies of your enrolment/registration certificate and nursing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)

  • Copies of your Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) documentation

  • A recommendation form/letter from your employer to be sent directly to the Aga Khan University, School of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Current Curriculum Vitae

  • ​​One page processed Personal Statement describing your professional goals for the next five years
  • Attested copies of Work Experience appointment letters from your current and previous employers to validate your statement in the application form​

​Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of Ksh 3,000/- is applicable.

The application fee will be paid through bank in favour of “The Aga Khan University”. Cash, money orders, postal orders and personal cheques are not acceptable.

Mode of Payment

The payment can be made by a demand draft / pay order in favour of “Aga Khan University”. The original payment receipt should be sent along with the application form to the Admission Office. 

Candidates in Kenya can pay through online deposit to any branch of the Diamond Trust Bank. The bank details are as follows:

Title                     :         ​The Aga Khan University
Account #           :         ​00500444002
Bank                    :         ​Diamond Trust Bank
Branch                :         ​Parklands Branch
Branch Code      :         005
SWIFT Code        :         DTKEKENA

You can also pay through Aga Khan University M-Pesa Payment Services:​

  1. ​​​This service is available for M-Pesa registered users only
  2. Go to M-Pesa on your phone menu​
  3. Select Payment Services
  4. Select Pay Bill
  5. Enter the Aga Khan University  business number 657098
  6. Enter your Student Number
  7. Enter the amount you wish to pay
  8. Enter your M-Pesa PIN
  9. Confirm details are correct and press OK
Candidates overseas can pay in foreign currency through telex transfer / International Cheque:

Title            :     The Aga Khan University
Account #        :     00500444002
Bank                   : Diamond Trust Bank 
Branch   : Parklands Branch 
Branch Code   : 005
Intermediary Bank : Standard Chartered Bank New York 
Note: it remains the responsibility of the candidate to complete the application requirements according to the instructions and time schedule. No reminders will be sent by the Admission Office. Once acknowledged, an application will not be returned.

Aga Khan University reserves the right to revoke admission and registration if an application form is discovered to be inaccurate or incomplete, or if supporting documents are discovered to be fraudulent. Any candidate who presents a fraudulent document in support of an application for admission may be identified to other universities and colleges.

The completed online application (in PDF file) or paper-based application, application fee and the required documents should be delivered either by hand, post or through a reliable courier service to the Admission Office at the following address. There is no provision for processing applications after the closing date. The last date to receive applications in the Admission Office is April 13, 2018

All applications must be mailed to the following address:
Office of the Registrar
Aga Khan​ University
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Sunny Plaza, Wang'apala Road
P. O. Box 39340 - 00623
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 203 747 483
Email: regoff.ke.sonam@aku.edu​​​​​​​​​