We in the Admissions Office and USIU as a whole believe that you have made the right choice and are very pleased to have you with us.

Your education takes place in the campus environment, as well as the classrooms. We are committed to provide services that benefit your health, safely, and welfare. We are equally committed to enhancing the opportunities for learning through various activities, recreational programs and personal relationships, which make up life.

The following checklist may be used to verify that all the necessary documents have been satisfactorily completed and submitted to the Admissions Office for processing.

These include:

Undergraduate Applicants

  • Non-refundable Application Fee (KShs. 3,000 or USD $50) – No cash payments (see banking options below)
  • Complete and signed application form (Please observe the deadlines above).
  • Originals & a copy of all Transcripts, Diplomas or Certificates (All originals, where necessary, will be returned).
  • High School Leaving Certificate.
  • One recent passport size photograph (write your name on reverse side).
  • Copy of the National Identity Card or Birth Certificate.

Graduate Applicants

  • Non-refundable Application Fee (KShs. 3,000 or USD $50) – No cash payments (see banking options below).
  • Complete and signed application form (Please observe the deadlines above).
  • An official degree transcript for each college or professional school previously attended. (All originals, where necessary, will be returned).
  • Copy of the National Identity Card or Birth Certificate.
  • Originals and a copy of all supportive academic documents.
  • A two-page essay addressing these two topics:
    • 1. What experiences led you to select your professional objectives.
    • 2. What other two factors would you like to be considered in evaluating your application.
  • A curriculum vitae/resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation (Forms Provided).
  • One recent passport size photography (Write your name on reverse side).
  • Copy of the National Identity Card or Birth Certificate.

Doctoral Applicants

  • Non-refundable Application Fee (KShs. 3,000 or USD $50) – No cash payments (see banking options below).
  • Complete and signed application form (Please observe the deadlines above).
  • Official/Original and copies of all degree certificates and accompanying transcript for both the Masters and the Bachelor’s degrees attained from each college or professional school previously attended. (All originals, where necessary, will be returned).
  • Copy of the National Identity Card or Birth Certificate.
  • Originals and a copy of all supportive academic documents.
  • A one thousand (1000) words essay outlining your achievement, reasons for applying for the post-graduate program and your expectations of the program.
  • A curriculum vitae/resume
  • Three letters of recommendation (Forms Provided)
  • One recent passport size photography (Write your name on reverse side).

International Applicants

  • An official translation of academic records (where applicable)
  • An official test score of English (TOEFL) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (required for applicants whose language of instruction is not English).
  • A current financial guarantee letter (from your financial sponsors).
  • Duly filled Pupil’s Pass Application Form.
  • Pupil Pass processing fee (KShs. 5,000) – No cash payments (see banking options below)
  • Two recent passport size photographs (Write your name on the reverse side)
  • Copy of the Applicants National Passport.
  • Copy of the Sponsor’s National Passport.
  • Copy of Applicant’s Bank Statement (if Self Sponsored).

All applicants must complete and sign the application form and submit it to the Admissions Office. Only complete applications will be processed. A non-refundable processing fee must accompany the application. However, no cash payments are accepted in the Finance office and all payments should be made by bankers cheques issued to United States International University (USIU-Africa), or deposited into the accounts below; (then forward the deposit slip to the Finance Office at USIU-Africa).

Commercial Bank of Africa Ltd The Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd Standard Chartered Bank
UPPER HILL BRANCH, MARA & RAGATI ROADS,
P.O. BOX 30437-00100, NAIROBI, KENYA.
TELEPHONE: +254(0)20-2884000/2734555
FAX: +254(0)20-2734616
Kshs Account Number: 6438840014
US Dollar Account Number: 6462210014
Account Name: USIU or U.S. International University
SWIFT Code: CBAFKENX
Intermediary Bank: JP Morgan Chase Bank, New York
SWIFT Code: CHASUS33 Routing Number: 021000021
MAIN BRANCH, CO-OP HOUSE,
HAILE SELASSIE AVENUE,
P.O. BOX 67881-00200, NAIROBI, KENYA.
TELEPHONE: +254-(0)20-3276000
FAX: +254-(0)20-3276526
Kshs Account Number: 01120002134100
Account Name: USIU or U.S. International University
KENYATTA AVENUE BRANCH,
P.O. BOX 40310-00100, NAIROBI, KENYA.
TELEPHONE: +254-(0)20-3294000
FAX: +254-(0)20-341076 Kshs
Account Number: 0104023439700
Account Name: USIU or U.S. International University

NOTE: Always include the USIU Student ID Number

You can also pay using your Credit Card or Visa Card. Basically what we need is:

1. Card Number

2. Names of the card holder and

3. Expiry date

We accept: JCB Card, Master Card, Visa Card and Visa Electron (Debit Card)

Students from abroad are advised to wire the non- refundable application/processing fee ($USD 50) to:

Bank Commercial Bank of Africa Ltd (CBA)
Branch Wabera street
Account Name USIU or U.S. International University
Account Number 6462210014
Address P. O. Box 30437, Nairobi, Kenya
SWIFT Code CBAFKENX
Intermediary Bank JP Morgan Chase Bank, New York
SWIFT Code CHASUS33
Routing Number 021000021

M-PESA

    • Safaricom menu select M-Pesa
    • Pay bill
    • Enter USIU Business number – 516900
    • Enter amount to pay
    • Acct. number: – Student ID No. and Name.

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