University of Eldoret


University of Eldoret is situated approximately 9 Km along the Eldoret-Ziwa road in Eldoret town, Uasin gishu County. The University occupies 1,050 acres of land. It was founded in 1946 by the white settlers as a Large Scale Farmers Training Centre. In 1984, it was converted to a teachers’ training college and renamed Moi Teachers’ Training College to offer Diploma Science Teachers Training. Due to the double intake crisis, the College was taken over by Moi University as a Campus in 1990, renaming it Chepkoilel Campus. From 1990, the University made it a campus of natural, basic and applied science programmes. In August 2010, H.E. The President, through Legal Notice No. 125 of 13th August 2010 upgraded the campus into a University College with the name Chepkoilel University College, a Constituent College of Moi University. Upon the award of Charter the University College was renamed University of Eldoret. University of Eldoret is a largeinstitution with the current student enrollment standing at over 10,300 students spread across the following School; -Science, Business and Management Sciences, Education, Agriculture and Biotechnology, Natural Resource Management, Engineering, Human Resource Development and Environmental Sciences. The staff complement stands at 1,119.

The University of Eldoret is one of the 22 public universities in Kenya and situated approximately 9 km along the Eldoret-Ziwa road in Eldoret town, Uasin gishu County. It was founded in 1946 by the white settlers as a Large Scale Farmers Training Centre. In 1984, it was converted to a teachers’ training college and renamed Moi Teachers’ Training College to offer Diploma Science Teachers Training. Due to the double intake crisis, the College was taken over by Moi University as a Campus in 1990, renaming it Chepkoilel Campus. From 1990, the University made it a campus of natural, basic and applied science programmes.

In August 2010, H.E. The President, through Legal Notice No. 125 of 13 August 2010 upgraded the campus into a University College with the name Chepkoilel University College, a Constituent College of Moi University. Upon the award of Charter by H.E. The President on March 2013, the University College was renamed University of Eldoret.

Schools and departments

The university has the following schools;

  • Agriculture and Biotechnology
  • Business and Management Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Human Resource Development
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Science

Contact
Address:
P. O Box 1125 – 30100, Eldoret Kenya
Email: vc@uoeld.ac.ke
Phone: + 254 (0) 5363111
website: uoeld.ac.ke



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