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Kepler in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University is offering innovative, online, US-accredited bachelor’s degrees in Business management and Communications. The journey at Kepler begins with a foundation program that focuses on key basic skills, English language, technology, critical thinking and professional competencies, students acquire core skills to drive success in class and at work. After this, students enrol in their degrees and take additional modules to make them life and market ready. Our career services ensure students secure gainful employment. Join us today!

Degrees Offered

Bachelors of Arts in Management

The BA in Management allows students to learn to plan, direct and coordinate the operations of an organizations as they prepare to advance and excel in management roles. Concentrations are available in Insurance Services, Logistics & Operations and Public Administration.

Bachelors of Arts in Communications

The BA in Communications is designed using insights of from workforce and industry leaders on what communications skills today's people-oriented professionals must possess. Concentrations are available in Business and Healthcare.

Admission Criteria

  • Two principal passes in National Examination (Rwandan applicants, equivalent for international students)
  • Secondary/high school scores ( S4, S5 & S6) 
  • Strong interest in business studies/management
  • Strong English skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Upfront payment or show commitment to repaying a student loan after securing employment. Scholarships are available for eligible refugees in Rwanda and people with disabilities.
  • Valid national/refugee ID or passport 
  • Police clearance letter (international students only)

Admission Timeline

  • Online Application Period – October 21 to December 30, 2022
  • Admission Entrance Exam –  January 17, 2023
  • Admit Day – January 27, 2023
  • Registration Fee Payment – January 23, 2023 – January 27, 2023
  • Orientation week- March 13-17, 2023
  • Class Start – March 20, 2023

Online Application

  • Personal contact information, including phone numbers
  • Secondary/high school scores for the last three years ( S4, S5 and S6) with an average of 60% or above
  • National exam scores with  at least two principal passes in the main subjects
  • Brief responses about your interest and motivation for applying to Kepler 
  • An active email address

During the Admission Test

  • National ID or Passport
  • Ubudehe certificate (for Rwandans only)
  • S4, S5 and S6 reports (final three years of secondary school reports)
  • Secondary/High school certificate or National exam result slip 
  • National exam registration number/index.

NB. International applicants who are not in Rwanda will complete the admission test online.

Registration Requirements

  • Achieve at least 60% in the Kepler Entry Exams
  • Notarized copy of your Secondary School Diploma or its equivalent recognized by REB for international students
  • Parent/guardian and student need to attend an Admit Day event to understand the educational and financial commitment of attending SNHU through Kepler Program
  • Bank slip providing proof of payment  of 50,000 Frw for registration fees
  • Have a laptop and a smartphone or other device to access the internet (NB. Kepler provides a laptop loan for interested students)

Accepted students will only be allowed to move in upon presenting the following:

  • Valid Mutuelle de Santé card or valid private health insurance card acceptable in Rwanda.
  • Valid police clearance letter and passport for student visa requirements (for international students only)

Additional Requirements

  • Durable backpack or messenger bag for securely carrying a laptop
  • Accepted students may choose to bring their own laptops but will need to check with the Admissions team to meet the required computer specifications.
  • Bank account number 
  • Water Bottle

Fee Information

– For the upcoming academic year, the annual tuition fee is 1,650,000 RWF for applicants within Rwanda, and 3,200USD for international applicants.This tuition covers access to modules, graduation and diploma fees, all Kepler academic support, internet access, student support services including nurse and counselor, events, etc.

– Rwandan applicants may select a 100% deferred payment (choose to pay with an interest after graduation and securing a jobs)

– International applicants can only pay upfront

– In addition, all students who are accepted and choose to enroll at Kepler will be required to pay a 50,000 RWF registration fee to secure their spot no later than January 26, 2023.

*Financial aid is available*

Women, refugees, people with disabilities and people from other diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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For queries:

Email: admissions@kepler.org
Phone: +250 789 773 042