79,700 selected to join public universities in September

Machakos Girls High School students celebrate their 2014 KCSE results in March 2015. The Kenya National Examinations Council on October 8, 2015 announced that it is ready for the Form Four national examination’s theory papers that start on Monday. FILE PHOTO |

What you need to know:

  • 67,790 students will join public universities as compared to 57,250 last year while 11, 523 candidates will  join middle-level colleges.

  • Despite middle-level colleges having a capacity of 41,550, students who qualified to join them chose not to do so.

  • KUCCPS CEO John Muraguri says medical courses, architecture, engineering, computer science, actuarial science attracted the highest number of applications.

A total of 79,313 candidates who sat Form Four exams in 2014 have been selected to join 31 public universities and 50 middle-level colleges in September.


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