New University Hostel Charges in Kenya


The University Hostel charges have been increased from the current Ksh 6,000 per year to Ksh 51,660. The proposals are made by the government and if implemented, they will see comrades struggle to pay for accommodation.

The hostel fee is separate from the main fee paid to the university.The accommodation rates are as follows:

Type of OccupancyRates per day per studentAmount Range per year(Ksh)
Single20543050 to 51660
Semi Partitioned19240320 to 48384
Double17837380 to 44856
Quadruple and more14430240 to 36288

The hostel accommodation charges will be implemented by 2025.


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