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Frequently Asked Questions

Getting to the University

  1. Where is the University?
  2. How do I get to University?
  3. Where can I find a map of the University?
  4. How do I contact the University? What is the University's address and telephone number?

Conferences and seminars

  1. Can I attend a public lecture or seminar?
  2. Can my organisation hold a conference/meeting/dinner at the University? How can I book for the conference facilities at University?

Study at University

  1. I would like to study at University. What courses are available? How do I apply? Can you send me an application form?
  2. What does it cost to Study at University?
  3. Are there grants or bursaries available to students?
  4. How do I apply for a PhD at University?

Facts

  1. How many students are there at University?
  2. When was University founded?
  3. How many members of staff are employed at University?
  4. How many departments are there at University?
  5. When does the Academic Year start? 

Where is the University?

The University is located in Kesses, 35 kilometers from Eldoret Town in Uasin Gishu County, 310 kilometers Northwest of Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya.

How do I get to the University?

From Eldoret town board a Public Vehicle heading to Moi University-Main campus at Main stage.

How do I contact the University? What is the University's address and telephone number?

Follow the following link: 

https://www.mu.ac.ke/index.php/en/about-moi-university/contact-us.html

Can I attend a public lecture or seminar?

Regularly keep checking the website for up-to-date information of upcoming Public Lecture or Seminar.

Can my organisation hold a conference/meeting/dinner at the University? How can I book to use the conference facilities at University?

Kindly contact the Corporate Affairs & Protocol Office (CAPO). 

Follow the following link: 

https://www.mu.ac.ke/index.php/en/about-moi-university/contact-us.html

I would like to study at University. What courses are available? How do I apply? Can you send me an application form?

View the available courses via the following link: https://www.mu.ac.ke/index.php/en/admissions/list-of-programmes-moi-university.html

Application for admission to the University is STRICTLY done online via the following link: https://admissions.mu.ac.ke 

NB: Application is done online, hence no filling of hardcopy application forms.

What does it cost to Study at University?

Please view the contacts provide via the following link to get details on the cost: 

https://www.mu.ac.ke/index.php/en/about-moi-university/contact-us.html

Are there grants or bursaries available to students?

Please view the contacts provide via the following link to get details on this: 

https://www.mu.ac.ke/index.php/en/about-moi-university/contact-us.html

How do I apply for a PhD at University?

Application is done online via the following link: https://admissions.mu.ac.ke

How many students are there at University?

From 83 students in 1984, the University currently has a student population of 39,786 with a staff component of 3,000 being both academic and administrative.

When was University founded?

Moi University was established in 1984 by an Act of Parliament (Moi University Act, 1984) as the second public university in Kenya. This was on the recommendation of a Presidential Working Party, chaired by Prof. Collins B. Mackay, which had collected views from Kenyans about the desirability of the same. Courtesy of his deep and altruistic concern for and interest in the advancement of education at all levels in Kenya, not only as a professional teacher but as Kenya’s Head of State, President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi pioneered the idea of a university in a rural setting.

How many members of staff are employed at University?

The University has 3,000 staff, being both academic and administrative staff distributed in its campuses.

How many departments are there at University?

To be updated.

When does the Academic year starts? 

In September of every year.

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