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Join the founding class

Applications are now open for the degree in computer science. We’re looking for collaborative problem solvers with an entrepreneurial drive to learn and build.

If that sounds like you, join us!

The process is fully virtual and includes synchronous and asynchronous components.

Admissions requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must

  • Be at least 16 years of age on September 1 2022
  • Live within 100km of one of our local hubs
    Nigeria: Abeokuta, Ibadan, Lagos
    Ghana: Accra, Kumasi
    Kenya: Nairobi, Mombasa
  • Provide proof of secondary school graduation or equivalent
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency, and the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English to the degree required to engage in university-level learning

Application Steps


Complete an online application that tells us a bit more information about you. You will also have the option to apply for scholarships if you require financial support.

Kibo Challenge

Complete a learning challenge which will help us – and you – determine your readiness for online learning, and what motivates you to study at Kibo.

Reasoning test

Complete an online test to ensure you have the logical and mathematical reasoning skills required to succeed in a rigorous computer science course

Finalist interview

Attend a live virtual interview where you’ll speak with our team. This is a chance to help us learn more about you, and for you to understand learning at Kibo.

Upcoming cohorts

October 2022 (enrollment deadline is September 12, 2022)
April 2023 (enrollment deadline is March 13, 2023)
July 2023 (enrollment deadline is June 12, 2023)

Key dates

Aug 28 : Application deadline
Sept 12: Enrollment deadline
Oct 3: Orientation week begins
Oct 10: Term 1 begins