University of Eldoret

country rank  28
world rank  9159

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University Overview

Established in 2010, University of Eldoret is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Eldoret (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Uasin Gishu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Eldoret. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission for University Education, Kenya, University of Eldoret (UoE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Eldoret (UoE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 8 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Kenyan higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UoE
Founded 2010 Origins date back to 1946
Motto Flame of Knowledge and Innovation
Colours Gold, navy blue, magenta brown and black

University Location

Address Off Eldoret/Iten Road; PO Box 1125
Eldoret (population range: 50,000-249,999)
30100 Uasin Gishu
Kenya
T +254 (53) 206 3111
F +254 (53) 206 3257
Other locations Eldoret

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office PO Box 1125
Eldoret 30100
+254 774 249 552

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Eldoret's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission for University Education, Kenya


Year of first Accreditation

2013


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Board of Kenya

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019