A new report has shown how much it costs to pursue select highly sought-after programmes in top Kenyan universities.
According to a report on Business Daily, medicine, dentistry and pharmacy have remained the highest-priced courses.
Students will have to part with Ksh 612,000 per year to study medicine at Kenyatta University (KU), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Maseno University (MSU) and Moi University (MU).
Information made available by Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) further showed that Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MUST) charges Ksh 306,000 for the same course.
Kisii University (KSU) charges Ksh 461,210 for a degree in medicine while the University of Nairobi (UoN) charges Ksh 539,750.
Elsewhere, to pursue medici in private universities such as Mount Kenya University and Uzima University cost Ksh 510,000 and Ksh 592,500 respectively.
On the other hand, only two universities offer a degree in dentistry surgery.
It includes the UoN and Moi University where it costs Ksh 521,000 and Ksh 612,000 respectively per year.
To pursue a degree in pharmacy at Maseno and Kenyatta University will pay Ksh 428,400 while those seeking to pursue the course at Kisii University will pay Ksh 418,770.
Those enrolling for the course at UoN will pay Ksh 413,950 per year.
At the same time a degree in clinical medicine and clinical dentistry would each cost Ksh 720,000 annually while veterinary medicine would cost Ksh 564,000 under the Differentiated Unit Cost (DUC) model.
Egerton University charges the most for a law degree; Ksh 214,700 followed by UoN Ksh 221,850 then Moi University, Maseno and KU all charging Ksh 183,600.
For private universities, Daystar University charges Ksh 335,000 per year to study law followed by Africa Nazarene University Ksh 269,250 and Kabarak University Ksh 256,250.
While UoN charges Ksh 374,850 for an engineering course, JKUAT, KU and the University of Eldoret each charge Ksh 336,600.
The same course costs Ksh 300,000 at Technical University of Kenya (TUK) and Ksh 302,940 at the Technical University of Mombasa.
As earlier reported on WoK, a student seeking to pursue a degree in law at Daystar University will part with a total of Ksh 335,000.
Coming in second is Africa Nazarene University which charges Ksh 269,250, followed by Kabarak University charging Ksh 256,150.
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and Kisii University on the other hand charge Ksh 238,208 and Ksh 225,335 respectively.
Catholic University charges Ksh 224,200 for the law degree while University of Nairobi charges Ksh 221,850.
While students seeking to pursue law at Egerton University will part with Ksh 214,700, Chuka University charges Ksh 183,600 for the same.
Kenyatta University closed the top ten list; the higher learning institution charges Ksh 183,600.