Cluster Points for Nursing in Egerton University

In this article, you will learn about the nursing cluster points in Egerton University…

Indeed, admission to Egerton University is extremely competitive.

As a result, you must meet the required entry requirements in order to be admitted to Egerton University.

This now brings us to the topic of “nursing cluster points in Egerton University.” Let’s see what cluster points are required to be admitted to the nursing program at the university.

Without further ado, let’s dive in!


Cluster points for nursing in Egerton University

The cluster points for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Egerton University for over the last five years are listed below. This will help you get an idea of what is required of the nursing course:

2018 cut-off points – 39.375

2019 cut-off points – 40.695

2020 cut-off points – 41.338

2021 cut-off points – 40.995

2022 cut-off points – 41.947

With that in mind, let’s now take a look at the entry requirements for the bachelor’s degree nursing course at Egerton University…


Bachelor of Science in nursing requirements at Egerton University

Minimum entry requirements:

To be eligible for the nursing degree program, you must have a KCSE mean grade of C+ (plus) or its equivalent.

Furthermore, you must have a C+ (plus) in English or Kiswahili, a C+ (plus) in Mathematics or Physics, a C+ (plus) in Biology, and a C+ (plus) in Chemistry.

Alternative qualifications:

  • You must have a diploma in nursing with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the university Senate


  • A higher national diploma in a relevant field with a KCSE mean grade of C (plain) or its equivalent, from an accredited institution

Please keep in mind that in the above two cases, you must have two years of work experience and be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya.

Also, keep in mind that the course takes four (4) years to complete.

In addition, Egerton University offers an in-service Bachelor of Science in nursing program that takes three (3) years to complete.

To get admission to the program, you must have a minimum KCSE mean grade of C (plain) and the following qualifications:

  • Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery/Public Health Diploma (KRN/M/PH), or
  • Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery Diploma (KRN/M), or
  • Kenya Registered Nursing Diploma (KRN), or
  • Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing Diploma (KRCHN), or
  • Any other equivalent qualifications assessed and approved by the University Senate and the nursing council of Kenya.

You must also be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya and have at least two years of post-graduate work experience.


Egerton University Bachelor of Science in nursing fees

One academic year of the nursing degree program costs Kshs. 307,340 (tuition fee only).

Remember that there are additional fees that must be paid during admission and throughout the four academic years, so plan accordingly.

Furthermore, since meals and accommodation are not included in the school fees, you must also budget for them separately.



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Bachelor of Science in nursing intakes

Egerton University typically has three (3) intakes in an academic year, which are as follows:

  • September/October
  • December/January
  • April/May

It’s worth noting that intake advertisements are usually advertised in the local press (that is, on television, radio stations, social media platforms, and so on) two months before the intake.

It’s also important to mention that the nursing degree program is available at both the main campus in Njoro and the Nakuru Town Campus.


How to apply for the course

There are two ways to gain admission to Egerton University: as a government-sponsored student or as a self-sponsored student.

So, to be admitted as a government-sponsored student, you must apply through the KUCCPS portal (when the portal opens for applications).

Otherwise, if you want to apply as a self-sponsored student, you can get the application form online or from the school’s administration office after paying a Kshs. 2,000 application fee.

The application fee should be paid to:

Bank Name: Kenya Commercial Bank

Account Name: Egerton University

Account No.: 1101906812

Also, during the application process, ensure that you have the following documents, which you should attach to the application form:

  • Certified copies of your result slips, certifications, and transcripts
  • Original receipt of the application fee
  • A copy of your national identification card (ID) or birth certificate


How to contact Egerton University

All inquiries about the nursing degree program should be directed to the registrar of academic affairs using the following contact information:

Telephone no.: +254 051 221 7942, +254 051 221 5299, or +254 710 388 277

Email address:



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