Frequently Asked Questions

1) Why RU?
You embrace a challenge. You’re open to discovery. You want to change the world, for yourself and for others. And you’re not afraid to admit it. Consider, then, a place committed to innovative learning and affordable education —an environment that encourages creativity, analysis and critical thinking while working to find solutions to real-world problems. Imagine yourself on a campus at the heart of a friendly town with lots of opportunity for learning and having lots of fun. Become a part of a diverse community known around the world for its bold spirit of pride and intelligence. Define your future as you realize you’re free to question ideas, pursue long-held passions and explore new interests—to redefine what’s possible.

2) Where is RU located?
Rongo University (RU), formally Rongo University College, was awarded Charter by H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya on 7th October 2016. The University is located 11 kilometers from Rongo Town, and 2.5 kilometers off the Rongo – Migori Highway. The mission of the University is to provide high quality education through teaching, research, community service and nurturing innovative graduates. Currently, the University has a student population of 6345 and a total staff complement of 458

3) What Academic programs can I apply for at Rongo University?

Academic Programme 2019

4) If I do not meet the minimum requirements for degree programs, do I have an alternative at RU? programmes.pdf

5) What are the other methods of study for students who may not be able to attend full time lectures?
Rongo University offers part time classes which include both evening classes and weekend classes

6) If I have passion for co-curriculum activities, does the university support students with unique talents either in sports or innovations?
Yes, we fully support any talents our students have in regards to both academic and co-curriculum fields.

7) When does registration (intake) for courses take place?
Our Intakes are always in January, September and December of every year.

8) What other relevant academic facilities do you have?

Student labs for both science and computer studies, Engineering workshop, Textile workshop
Agricultural farms among others.