Riara University

Riara University

Type of Institution: Private University

Background Information

Riara University is a private university located along Mbagathi Way, Nairobi. Riara University is the latest innovation in higher education in Kenya. With its ultra-modern physical infrastructure and state-of-the-art ICT facilities, together with the rigour in the development of its academic programmes, Riara University is undoubtedly the regional university of choice.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s degree

  • Mean grade of C+ and above in KCSE or its equivalent
  • A diploma recognized by University Senate.
  • GCE ‘A’ level with at least 2 principal passes or any other certificates recognized by university senate.

Diploma Programmes

  • Mean grade of C- and above in KCSE or its equivalent
  • 3 upper-level passes in IGCSE/IB OR
  • 3 credit in GCE ‘O’/ ‘A’ level

Professional Programmes

  • Chartered Institute for Security & Investment (CISI) in Conjunction with NSE
  • Fundamentals of Financial Services
  • International Introduction to Securities and Investments
  • Fundamentals of Islamic Banking and Finance

Courses Offered by Riara University

School of Business

Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Business Administration

Higher Diploma Programmes

  • Development and Management Consultancy
  • Procurement and Supply chain Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial Relations

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

School of Computing Science

Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Business Information Technology

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Information Security
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma Digital Marketing
  • Diploma in Mobile Application Development
  • Diploma in Embedded Systems and Robotics

Certificate Programmes

  • Certificate in Big Data
  • Certificate in Digital Marketing
  • CISCO Courses
  • HCNA
  • ICDL

Department of Education

Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)

Subjects on offer- Literature/ English/ Mathematics/ History/ Geography/ Kiswahili/ Business Studies/ Religious Studies/ Computer Studies.

  • Certificate in

School of International Relations and Diplomacy

Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy

School of Journalism

Degree Programmes

  • Degree in Journalism

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Journalism

Application Process

To join Riara University, apply for admission through the University Website. Click https://www.riarauniversity.ac.ke/fee-structure.pdf to download the application form. The completed form should be submitted or returned to: The Academic Registrar, P.O. Box 49940 – 00100, NAIROBI, KENYA.

Application can also be done through KUCCPS website. Go to www.kuccps.ac.ke  then navigate to students’ portal then log in using your KCSE index number as username and KCPE index number as password then submit your application after filling the application form selecting Riara University as your preferred institution.

Riara University KUCCPS Admission Letters

After confirming your admission status at KUCCPS website and you are enlisted to join Riara University, contact the institution for details on how to obtain the admission letter.

Student Portal

Click http://student.riarauniversity.ac.ke/StudentPortal/Logins.aspx to access the university’s student’s portal.

Fees Structure

Click https://www.riarauniversity.ac.ke/fee-structure.pdf to download the fees structure.

Bank Account Details

Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), Prestige Branch

Acc No: 1132688035

Commercial Bank of Africa, Upper Hill Branch

Acc No: 6960380019

Contacts and Address

Physical Address: Nyayo Highrise, Mbagathi Way Nairobi, Kenya.

P.O. Box 49940-00100, Nairobi.

Tel: +254 703 038 000

Email: info@riarauniversity.ac.ke / admissions@riara.ac.ke

Website: www.riarauniversity.ac.ke

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