Moi University

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Moi University
Motto Foundation of Knowledge
Established 1984
Type Public University
Undergraduates 14545
Postgraduates 1577
Location Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, Rift Valley, Kenya
0°17′00″N 35°17′40″E / 0.28333°N 35.29444°E / 0.28333; 35.29444Coordinates: 0°17′00″N 35°17′40″E / 0.28333°N 35.29444°E / 0.28333; 35.29444
Campus 1,937 hectares (19.37 km2)
Colors Green and Red

Moi University is a Kenyan public university located in Eldoret, western Kenya. It was the second public university to be established in Kenya, after the University of Nairobi. It is one of seven fully fledged public institutions of higher learning in Kenya (others being the University of Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Maseno University, Egerton University, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology and Kenyatta University). It was established in 1984 by the Moi University Act of Parliament after recommendations from the Mackay Commission.

As of 2007 it had over 20,000 students of whom 17,086 were undergraduates, and operates eight campuses and two constituent colleges. The chancellor of the university is Professor Miriam Were and the vice-chancellor is Professor Richard K. Mibey.


The university emphasizes science and technology. It has the following schools:


  • Main Campus
  • Odera Akang'o Campus
  • Town Campuses
    • College of health sciences
    • Annex
    • Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)

Satellite campuses[edit]

  • Alupe Campus
  • Kericho Campus
  • Kitale Campus
  • Nairobi Campus
  • Coast Campus
  • eldoret

Moi University Colleges and Affiliates[edit]

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