Chuka University

Chuka University

Type of Institution: Public University

Background Information

Chuka University (CU) is one of the public universities in Kenya. It is located in Chuka town, Igamba-ngombe Constituency, Tharaka Nithi County.

The University started as a constituent college of Egerton University in 2004. At the time, it was referred to as Eastern Campus College, Chuka. It was founded to provide convenient access to higher education among people living in the Eastern region of Kenya. The university was later upgraded to an independent public university under the commission of President Mwai Kibaki’s administration under the legal notice No. 161 of 2007.

Chuka University campuses include:

  • Main Campus, Chuka
  • Embu Campus
  • Igembe Campus
  • Tharaka Campus
  • Chogoria Campus

Chuka University is headed by Vice Chancellor Prof. Erastus Njoka, assisted by two deputy vice chancellors (DVCs). There are also two registrars and a finance officer, who complete the administrative wing of the institution.

Faculties of Chuka University

  • Education and Resource Resources Development
  • Business Studies
  • Agriculture and Environmental Studies
  • Humanities
  • Engineering, Science, and Technology
  • School of Law
  • School of Nursing

Chuka University Admission requirements, Fees Structure, Courses, and Application forms

You can apply for a course at Chuka University online by downloading application forms through the link:

Once you click on the link, you will be directed to a page where you can access courses, admission requirements, fees structure for every course, student code of conduct, letter of acceptance, medical forms, and student personal details form.

Chuka University Student Portal

Chuka University has a student portal that can be accessed through the link

Chuka University Student Portal

Once you open the link, you will be directed to a log-in page where you are required to enter your registration number and password. These details are provided to the student during registration.

Enter the registration number and password that you were given during registration, then click “Log In”. From there you can be able to see your personal details, including registered courses, grades, fees balance, etc.

Chuka University Courses, admission requirements, Study mode, fees structure, and application procedure

The following courses are offered in various campuses of the institution

Chuka University Courses

Chuka University Courses

Chuka University Courses

Application Procedure

To apply for a course at Chuka University, you are required to download official application forms from the university’s website or collect them from any campus of the University.

The link to download Chuka University’s application form is: You can also check the list of courses using this link.

Once you fill the form, include a payment of KES2000 non-refundable application fee for degree and diploma courses. Certificate courses attract an application fee of KES1500. These fees should be deposited to Chuka University’s bank account numbers.

The filled forms should then be returned to the university’s offices or sent by mail to 109-60400, Chuka. This application should be addressed to Registrar (Academic) for undergraduate programmes and to Director, Graduate School for postgraduate programmes.

Chuka University Bank Account Details

Kenya Commercial Bank, Chuka Branch: A/C No. 110 3755439

Cooperative Bank, Chuka Branch: A/C 011 290 5818 9900

Equity Bank, Chuka Branch: A/C No. 0210261453469

Other important links:

School announcements can be found in

Current students at Chuka University can download resources such as ICT clearance form, gown requisition form, clearance form, Student’s Handbook, Teaching timetable, etc using the link:

KUCCPS Admission Letters

So you may be wondering, how do I download KUCCPS admission letter for Chuka University?

Well, CU uploads KUCCPS admission letters online every year. They will give you a link where you will log in and download your admission letter.

Chuka University’s KUCCPS admission letter 2020 can be downloaded through the link:

Once you click that link, you will be provided with a space where you can enter your admission number in the format XXXXXXXXXXX/2019, where XXXXXXXXXXX is your KCSE index number and 2019 is the year you did KCSE.

Then click log-in and navigate to download your KUCCPS admission letter.

Contact Details for Chuka University

Postal Address: P.O. Box 109-60400, Chuka

Call: 020 231 0512/ 020 231 0518



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