Moi University: Statistics

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#3101 of 14,131 In the World
#63 of 1,104 In Africa
#4 of 63 In Kenya
#1 of 3 In Eldoret
#559 of 2,395 For Family medicine
Top50% For 54 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate93%
Admissions RequirementsMinimum of C+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or equivalent
Academic CalendarUndergraduate, August to April (August - December; January-April). Postgraduate, September to May (September-January; February-May). Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing (October to September)

We've calculated the 93% acceptance rate for Moi University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Moi University has published 4,214 scientific papers with 55,908 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Medicine, Biology, Environmental Science, Sociology, Political Science, Law, Pathology, Economics, and Ecology.


Moi University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,953 / 35,503
2,723 / 38,449
2,406 / 39,689
Environmental Science
2,174 / 28,279
1,957 / 22,158
Political Science
1,955 / 18,521
1,885 / 18,294
1,555 / 27,197
1,447 / 14,413
1,355 / 18,577
Public Health
1,322 / 19,819
1,294 / 14,468
1,289 / 15,271
Computer Science
1,246 / 13,469
Geography and Cartography
1,219 / 14,577
1,211 / 16,934
1,149 / 13,667
1,141 / 10,232
Development Studies
1,126 / 12,544
1,085 / 16,560
1,000 / 18,446
971 / 18,440
920 / 10,274
915 / 14,973
897 / 8,349
Family medicine
870 / 14,167
864 / 10,441
815 / 11,813
787 / 9,063
657 / 11,926
630 / 12,262
576 / 11,789
566 / 8,074
544 / 11,786
Healthcare Management (MHA)
492 / 5,868
Quantum and Particle physics
488 / 5,038
Organic Chemistry
480 / 10,314
467 / 4,720
456 / 8,724
446 / 2,812

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 4 3
1991 12 3
1992 23 3
1993 15 14
1994 34 17
1995 21 19
1996 30 28
1997 29 39
1998 19 45
1999 31 68
2000 14 88
2001 29 103
2002 37 156
2003 31 187
2004 57 275
2005 48 370
2006 60 489
2007 51 594
2008 51 749
2009 77 924
2010 106 1188
2011 129 1559
2012 196 2074
2013 165 2596
2014 179 2861
2015 219 3200
2016 251 3159
2017 285 3589
2018 294 3786
2019 318 4474
2020 436 5467
2021 428 7031
2022 409 7209
Academic rankings


International studetns c.1,700-4,800 per annum (USD)
Local studetns c.120,000-400,000 per annum (KES)

Moi University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Moi University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agriculture, Art Education, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Information Sciences, Law, Medicine, Natural Resources, Nursing, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Public Health, Social Sciences, Special Education, Tourism
Postgraduate Diploma Demography and Population, Human Resources, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Public Relations, Religious Studies
Master's Degree Agricultural Education, Agricultural Management, Analytical Chemistry, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Archiving, Banking, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Child Care and Development, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Crop Production, Dairy, Development Studies, Ecology, Economics, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Film, Finance, Fishery, Food Science, Forestry, French, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography (Human), Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, History, Horticulture, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Hydraulic Engineering, Hygiene, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Meteorology, Microbiology, Nursing, Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Health, Oncology, Organic Chemistry, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physiology, Plant and Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Publishing and Book Trade, Radiology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Soil Science, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Surgery, Swahili, Textile Technology, Theatre, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Doctor's Degree Agricultural Management, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Crop Production, Dairy, Development Studies, Ecology, Energy Engineering, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Fishery, Forestry, Genetics, Geography (Human), Health Education, History, Horticulture, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Information Sciences, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Machine Building, Management, Materials Engineering, Mechanics, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Parasitology, Philosophy, Plant Pathology, Political Sciences, Production Engineering, Public Health, Religion, Sociology, Soil Science, Statistics, Swahili, Tourism, Zoology

Notable alumni

  1. Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji

    Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji
    Born in
    Somalia Flag Somalia
    1985-2017 (aged 32)

    Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji was a Somali politician who briefly served as the Minister of Public Works and Reconstruction until he was shot dead in Mogadishu in 2017.

  2. Mugo Kibati

    Mugo Kibati
    1969-.. (age 54)

    Mugo Kibati is a Kenyan business executive who is the CEO of Telkom Kenya, a company that provides a full range service of fixed and mobile communication services, both voice and data, provided to the corporate, government and SME sectors.

  3. Fredros O Okumu

    Fredros O Okumu
    Born in
    Kenya Flag Kenya

    Fredros Okumu is a Kenyan parasitologist and entomologist, who currently works as director of science at the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania. His primary research interests concern the interactions between humans and mosquitoes.

  4. Daisy Nyongesa

    Daisy Nyongesa
    1989-.. (age 34)

    Daisy Kanainza Nyongesa, is a nominated senator in the Senate of Kenya, representing the youth on an Orange Democratic Movement party (ODM) ticket.

Moi University faculties and divisions

Campus : Alupe Campus Art Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Special Education
School : Aerospace Sciences Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
School : Agriculture Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Biotechnology, Environmental Studies
School : Arts and Social Sciences Arts and Humanities, Civil Security, Criminology, Development Studies, Education, French, Geography, German, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Music, Psychology, Social and Community Services, Social Work, Swahili
School : Biological and Physical Sciences Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Education, Microbiology, Natural Sciences, Statistics
School : Business and Economics Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Management, Business Administration, Economics, Hotel Management, Management, Sports Management
School : Dentistry Dentistry, Surgery
School : Education Business Education, Education, Educational Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Technology Education
School : Engineering Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Structural Architecture, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Technology
School : Human Resource Development Advertising and Publicity, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Graphic Design, Human Resources, Journalism, Management, Mass Communication, Public Relations
School : Information Sciences Computer Science, Information Sciences, Media Studies
School : Law Law
School : Medicine Medicine, Physical Therapy, Psychology
School : Nursing Nursing
School : Public Health Health Sciences, Public Health
School : Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management Hotel and Restaurant, Management, Tourism

General information

Alternative names MU
Founded 1984
Accreditation Commission for University Education (CUE)
Motto Foundation of Knowledge
Colors green, white

Location and contacts

Address P.O Box 3900
Eldoret, Rift Valley, 30100
City population 194,000

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