Equality and Diversity


At Strathmore, we consider applicants on the basis of their academic merit, ability, and potential. We guarantee to ensure that all applications are given full and careful consideration.

The University believes that the diversity of its community is an essential part of its values and enriches employment, research, studying and learning experiences.


The University is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and aims to provide a working, learning and social environment that is free from unfair discrimination. It aims to ensure that students, staff and all others associated with the University are treated with dignity, respect, and equity.



Requirements for Application for Postgraduate studies at Strathmore University


a) All applicants MUST meet the minimum entry requirements for the respective graduate program they wish to apply for (verified by the School of Graduate Studies).


b) All applicants MUST sit and pass our Graduate Entrance Exam (GEE). The GEE comprises of a written exam followed by an oral interview. The written exam entails English comprehension and grammar, arithmetic and an essay related to the course you are applying for. In addition, applicants applying for Master of Science in Information Technology (MSc. IT) have a compulsory programming question also included. The written test duration is 1 hour 40 minutes. Once the applicant has completed and passed the written exam, they are scheduled for an oral interview.


Application Requirements


1. Complete the Graduate Application Form (Download the form here).


2. Provide two (2) completed Reference Forms from former undergraduate/graduate professors particularly qualified to attest to the applicant’s qualification for graduate study (download reference form here).


3. Provide certified copies of undergraduate degree certificate and transcript of records (TOR) in English giving full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained.


4. Provide a certified copy of your Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education-KCSE certificate (Secondary/High School Certificate or its equivalent).


5. Attach an updated Curriculum Vitae/Resume. Please use the Europass CV template (


6. 2 current passport size photos.


7. Provide a copy of National Identity Card (ID) or a copy of Passport (bio-data page).


8. Provide English language proficiency results where required.


NB: Certified copies: Please note the copies of the certificates and transcripts should be certified by the awarding institution or by an advocate of the high court. 



How to Apply


The GEE is administered online or physically at the Graduate School:


i. At the Graduate School, the GEE is administered every Wednesday and Friday at 2:00 pm. The applicant should report to the Strathmore University’s admissions office on the interview day with the application documents outlined above.


ii.  For the online process, the application documents should be submitted electronically as a single folder to the School of Graduate Studies here


Once the application is received and verified, the applicants will be required to pay the interview fee of Ksh 2500/ after which they are scheduled for the online written exam.


Payment Methods


Mpesa Paybill Code


Business No. 400222

Account 1059 #1001





Business No. 168633

Account No.99020#1001


Bank details

Name: Strathmore University

Bank: Standard Chartered Bank

Account Number: 0102044844000 (KES)   

Branch: Karen 

Branch code: 075

 Bank code: 02

 Swift Code: SCBLKENX




Bank details

Name: Strathmore University

Bank: CO-OP Bank

Account Number: 01129 1604946 00(KES)

Branch: UpperHill

Branch code: 037

Swift Code: KCOOKENA




Bank details

Name: Strathmore University


Account Number99020123456(KES)

Branch: Chiromo Branch

Branch code: 037

Swift Code: SBICKENX



We encourage our applicants to visit relevant GMAT, GRE websites which give some sample tests. This revision will assist the applicant to prepare for the GEE test.

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200