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Thank you for taking the time to apply to Central University.
Central University offers admission to students of the highest intellectual potential, irrespective of social, ethnic, or religious considerations.

Two further aims are:
1) Aspiration – to encourage applications from groups that are currently under-represented at Central University.
2) Fairness – to ensure that each applicant is individually assessed, without partiality or bias, by the policy on Equal Opportunities & the Policy on Gender and Inclusivity.

Once students are admitted, we ensure they’re given the academic, personal, and, where appropriate, financial support necessary to complete their courses at Central University successfully.

Students can apply for admissions electronically, via our website at, or in person at the Registry. The following documentation is necessary to complete an application:

Things To Know First

The Common Application is required for students applying to any or all of CU’s three degree. You’ll be able to choose your programs that you are interested.

Before you begin your online application, make sure you have the following documents: 

  • Bank receipt of payment of application form (if payment was made through the bank)
  • A scanned copy of two (2) unused WAEC Internet scratch cards should be gently scratched.
  • A scanned WAEC/WASSCE certificate(s) and other relevant document(s)
  • A scanned passport size picture.
  • A scanned valid identification document. Example: National identification card, passport, birth certificate, driver’s license, or votes ID.
  • Reference Letter (Provide a written reference letter. The letter must include the name, address and contact (WhatsApp number) of the referee).

Please complete all sections of this application form. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

If you have difficulties or questions while completing your application form, please contact the Registry on Number +23279630407 or WhatsApp+23279630407 or for help.

Please note:

The admission processing fee is Le 700,000 and can be paid at any Union Trust Bank Account payable to Central University with the account number (140.210-037448-01) or via AFRICELL money to AFRICELL money number 088333888.

When To Apply?

  Application Timeline Decision
  July 1 – September 1 October 1


Where to submit necessary documents?

Documents not submitted through the online method can be mailed to:

1 Silicon Hills, Mile 91, Tonkolili
Sierra Leone