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Registrar, Academic Research & Student Affairs

Thank you for choosing IUPS for your training. We assure you that you have made the right choice.

At IUPS we shall make your stay as holistic and rewarding as it can be. We give every student an opportunity to be the sculptor of their identity, become an outstanding individual and actualize their potential.

It is our aim that every student who passes through the IUPS furnace will not only be refined to distinction but will become a flawless gem.

The University has a wide variety of social activities such as sports, clubs and societies which give the students an opportunity to interact, relax and enjoy themselves outside the academics.

We believe you have the potential to be the best you can be.

Welcome to International University of Professional Studies – Refining to Distinction.

Miriam Mwonge - Registrar, ARS

Contact Enquires:

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Admission Requirements

Undergraduate programmes

  • Non refundable application fee of Kshs. 1,000/=
  • Complete and signed application
  • Originals and a copy of certificate
  • 3 recent passport size photographs
  • Copy of National ID card or Birth Certificate

Diploma and Certificate programmes

  • Non refundable application fee of Kshs. 1,000/=
  • Complete and signed application
  • Originals and a copy of certificate
  • 3 recent passport size photographs
  • Copy of National ID card or Birth Certificate

Application Procedure

  1. Pay the application fee of Ksh 1000 to Cooperative Bank, Stima Plaza Branch, Account number: 01129275324300 or any other Cooperative Bank branch countrywide. Personal cheques, company cheques, direct cheques deposits into the bank are not acceptable and will be regarded as fees not paid.
  2. Present receipt to the Admission’s Secretary.
  3. The admissions secretary will issue an application form
  4. Fill in the form and attach, photocopies of academic and professional certificate and 3 passport size photograph
  5. On presentation and authentication of certificate the student is issued with an Admission letter which has the following;
    • Orientation program
    • School fees break down
    • Opening date/day

Applicants are expected to complete and sign the application form and submit to the office of the Registrar, ARS only complete applications will be considered.

Admission using Mock Results

IU recognizes that there are students who may want to use the first quarter of the year to prepare themselves for higher courses before the KCSE results are released. In view this, IU will admit such applicants for its certificate courses which are bridging courses, using Mock results.

Below are the guidelines for admitting students using mock results.

Entry Requirements

  • A certified copy of Form 4 Mock Examination results
  • A recommendation letter from the School Principal indicating the student’s academic ability.
  • The student should have scored a minimum of C Plain in the Mock Examination.

Admissible Programs(IU certificate courses)

  • Certificate in Computer Applications (CCA)
  • Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
  • National Certificate in Records Management (NCARM)
  • IU Certificate in Management (CIM)
  • Certificate in Business and Office Management
  • Personal Development Skills (PDS)

Valid period

Mock results can only be used for admission in the January- April semester.

Eligibility for Examinations

A certified copy of KCSE results must be submitted to the school before the students are registered for examinations.


Students will get a IU certificate on completion of the course, however a student who does not meet the requirements on release of KCSE results will be issued ith a progress report signed by the Chair of Department (IU).

Please visit the schools section for entry requirements for diploma and undergraduate programmes in each school.

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Funding university education in Kenya is quite a challenge for many needy and deserving students. However, finances should not be a barrier to higher education as there are several sources of financial aid available.

To enable you study at IUPS, the following forms of financial aid are available to you:

1. Scholarships

IU is a responsible corporate citizen. The university is committed to rewarding excellence and assisting academically brilliant, disciplined but financially needy students who have demonstrated responsibility and leadership qualities. To this end IU has a Ksh.14 million annual scholarship fund which is open to students from all over the country. The scholarships are open to IU students and those aspiring to join the university.


Established through an act of Parliament, the Higher Education Loans Board administers a Student Loans Scheme. The board provides affordable loans, bursaries and scholarships to Kenyans pursuing higher education in both public and private universities.


Students can access bursaries and loans from the following sources:

  1. Ministry of Higher Education
  2. Ministry of Education
  3. Constituency Development Funds

Registration Day

All student are expected to report to the University on the first day of the trimester

  • The students report to the hall (Lecturer Theatre etc)
  • The Registrar welcomes the students and takes them through the Registration process
  • Student then move to their respective departments for the introduction to the departments
  • Students registration for their respective units at the Registrar, ARS
  • Students given a tour of the Library
  • Then students present themselves for the Vice Chancellor’s forum.

Orientation Package

The orientation package includes the following documents

  • Floor plan of IUPS
  • Students Rules and Regulations
  • Students Hand book
  • Evaluation Form
  • Registration Form

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