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Nairobi Institute of Technology (NIT) – Courses, Academics and Fees 2024


Founded in 1997, the Nairobi Institute of Technology (NIT) is a future-focused private educational institution committed to educating the next generation of professionals and inspiring innovation through systemic training offered by its experienced faculty to ensure students receive the knowledge and skills they need to excel.

NIT is located along Westlands Road in Nairobi, and it has two campuses in Kenya, providing academic opportunities that guarantee you access to hands-on experiences for successful career outcomes and fulfilled lives after graduation.


Nairobi Institute of Technology courses and fee structure 2024

At Nairobi Institute of Technology, you can pursue courses in building and construction, which are Diplomas in Architectural Studies, Quantity Surveying, and Civil Engineering, all certified by the qualification authority Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC), which sets its exams.

Also, you can study Interior Design, Graphic Design, Animation and Digital Media, and Fashion Design, amongst artisan courses with certification in Masonry and Plumbing. NIT doesn’t offer degree courses.

NIT seeks to lift people from all backgrounds with education – why its courses are affordable. Check out its list of courses and the latest fee structure for 2024.

Nairobi Institute of Technology courses and fee structure 2024

Because NIT wants to support your future, the cost of its programs is within reach.

Here is its list of courses and cost of attendance for new students in the 2023/2024 intake, which is ongoing. The displayed fees are the highest you will pay for the shown course within its time (term) of study;

No. Course Average fees per term
1 Diploma in Graphic Design Ksh50,000
2 Diploma in Animation & Digital Media Design Ksh50,000
3 Diploma in Interior Design (NIT) Ksh50,500
4 Diploma in Interior Design (KNEC) Ksh33,800
5 Diploma in Civil Engineering (KNEC) Ksh46,000
6 Diploma in Architecture (KNEC) Ksh60,000
7 Diploma in Architecture (JKUAT) Ksh53,000
8 Diploma in Fashion Design  Ksh54,000
9 Certificate in Fashion Design Ksh40,000
10 Certificate in Graphic Design Ksh34,000
11 Certificate in Animation & Digital Media Design Ksh34,000
12 Certificate in Interior Design Ksh35,000
13 Professional Certificate in Interior Design Ksh70,000
14 Certificate in Plumbing Ksh40,000
15 Certificate in Masonry Ksh40,000

Most of these Nairobi Institute of Technology diplomas are awarded to students after they complete their duration of study, which normally takes 2½ years.

However, some courses like Quantity Surveying and Civil Engineering take three years. Certificate courses take a year to complete.

The minimum entry requirements for most diploma courses at NIT are a KCSE mean grade of C- and a D Plain for certificate programs.

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