The University of Embu (UoEm) Academic Year presently begins in September of each calendar year and ends in August of the subsequent year. The Academic Year comprises two semesters and one trimester each lasting for sixteen (16) weeks. The first semester begins in September and ends in December while the second semester begins in January of the subsequent year and ends in April. The third semester (trimester) begins in May and ends in August of the same year. Besides the semester based Academic Year, the University also operates a part time (Institutional, Evening and Weekends) based Academic Year for students.
Application forms can either be obtained from the Admissions Office, University of Embu, or downloaded here and should be submitted upon a payment of a non-refundable application fee of KSh. 4,000 for Ph.D, KSh. 2,000 for Masters and Bachelors, KSh. 1,000 for Diploma and KSh. 500 for Certificate for East Africans and USD 100, USD 50, USD 25 and USD 15 respectively for non-East Africans.