Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Horticulture in Kenya

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Horticulture(Horticulture)
  • Major Subject: Horticulture
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

  •  University of Nairobi, Nairobi  
    1. Holders of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with mean grade of C+ or equivalent with passes at C plain or above in Biology or Biological Sciences and any one of the following subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Agriculture or Geography
    2. Holders of KCSE mean Grade of C- or equivalent plus a Certificate and Diploma in a relevant field from an institution recognized by the Senate.
    3. Holders of ‘O’ level Division II or equivalent with subjects indicated in 3.1.1 above; plus a Diploma in a relevant field from an institution recognized by the Senate
    4. Holders of ‘A’ level with two Principal Passes or equivalent in Biology and any one of the following subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Geography or Mathematics
    5. Holders of KCSE mean Grade of C plain or equivalent plus a Diploma in Biological Sciences or related sciences from an institution recognized by the senate
    6. Holders of a higher national Diploma in Biological Sciences or related sciences from an institution recognized by the Senate.
    7. Holders of a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences or related sciences from an institution recognized by the senate

  •  Meru University of Science and Technology, Meru  
    Duration: 8 semesters

    Tuition fees: Ksh. 45,000 per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Have a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E and should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics/ Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics/ Geography; and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or a 3rd Group II, (BIO,PHY,CHE) or a Group III(HAG,GEC,IRE,HRE) or any Group 4 or any Group V subjects or have a Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from KNEC or its equivalent.
  •  University of Kabianga, Kericho  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Mean Grade of C+ in KCSE with a C (plain) in Mathematics or Physics, B- in Biology and C+ in Chemistry OR B-in Biological sciences and C+ in Physical Sciences, OR
    2. Two principal passes at A-level and subsidiary pass OR
    3. Holders of recognized Diploma in Horticulture or related disciplines are eligible for admission into the programme as follows:
    -Higher National Diploma Holders will be admitted to 3rd year
    -Ordinary Diploma with distinction or credit will be admitted to 2nd year
    -Ordinary Diploma with pass will be admitted to1st year.
  •  Chuka University, Meru  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. C+ grade aggregate in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.
    2. In addition, they must have studied and passed the KCSE with at least grades C English/Kiswahili, C in Biology or B- in Biological Sciences, C in Chemistry or B- in Physical Sciences, C in Mathematics or Physics
    3. Alternatively, admission may be granted to candidates with at least a CREDIT in Diploma in horticulture or agriculture from a recognized institution by Chuka University. Diploma holders may qualify for credit transfer from their diploma programmes.
  •  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi  
    Course requirements

    (a) A mean grade of C+ and minimum of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics OR C (plus) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Geography or any of the Group IV subjects at K.C.S.E. or its equivalent. OR

    (b) A Diploma in Horticulture (with credit and above) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology or from other institutions recognized by the University Senate


    Course duration: 4 years
  •  University of Embu, Embu  
    MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  •  Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University for Science and Technology, Bondo  
    Duration: 4 years

    Tuition fees: 126,000 per Year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - K.C.S.E. Mean Grade C+ and a minimum of C+(Plus) in Biology and Maths; C (Plain) in any two of the following- Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture and Geography; OR
    - KACE with two principal passes one of which must be Biology and one subsidiary pass; OR
    - C- with a Credit Diploma OR
    - Diploma from any other accredited institution.
  •  Rongo University, Rongo  
    Duration: 8 semesters

    Tuition fees: 46,750/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - A mean aggregate of C+ (KCSE) or its equivalent; Mathematics / Physics C, Biology C+ and Chemistry C + ,
    - KNEC Diploma in Horticulture or its equivalent,
    - Postgraduate Diploma in Horticulture or its equivalent and Undergraduate Degree holders
  •  Pwani University, Kilifi  
  •  South Eastern Kenya University, Kitui  
  •  Egerton University, Nakuru  




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