027 Uasin Gishu County

Uasin Gishu County is found in the northern rift valley region. The county boarders Elgeyo Marakwet, Baringo, Bungoma, Trans Nzoia, Kericho, and Nandi counties. The largest town and its administrative center is Eldoret. Sitting along the Kenya-Uganda highway, it is one of the most developed counties in the country.

The county is a rich agricultural zone producing maize, wheat, and dairy products. It is also an expansive business hub serving transit passengers to surrounding counties as well as those transiting to Uganda. It has several universities that result into a vibrant Eldoret town and numerous industries. The county is a plateau with cool and temperate climate for habitation.

The presence of Moi University, Mt. Kenya University, and Eldoret University, among other institutions makes Uasin Gishu county a vibrant place for students. You can spend your weekends and holidays visiting such places as Kapsimotwa Gardens, Two Rivers Dam, Kesses Dam, Sergoit Hills, Koromosho Falls, Chebara Dam, and Kerio Valley View Point. There are also resorts and camp sites that will take your breath away, offering the most relaxing experience. Boma Inn, Sirikwa Hotel, and Poa Place are the other places to visit. Uasin Gishu has a rich history of athletic prowess.

Some of the major towns in Uasin Gishu county include Eldoret, Burnt Forest, Turbo, Matunda, Moi’s Bridge, and Jua Kali. Kesses is also made famous by Moi University. Since Eldoret is a junction-town to other regions in the area, it boasts of several colleges. Here are some of the colleges in Uasin Gishu county.

Alphax College

Eldoret Aviation Training Institute

Kenya Institute of Applied Sciences

Rift Valley Technical Training Institute

Kipkabus Technical and Vocational College             

Elgon View College

African Institute of Research and Development Studies

East Africa Vision Institute

Kenya Medical Training College Eldoret Campus

Nairobi Aviation College Eldoret Campus

Eldoret Technical Training Institute

The Eldoret National Polytechnic

Madonna Technical and Vocational College

MTRH College of Health Sciences

Kings College of Business and Accountancy Eldoret

Koshin Technical Training Institute

Mary Immaculate Institute

Tropical College of Management

Vera Beauty and Fashion College – Eldoret Branch

Visit Uasin Gishu County and enjoy the best learning environment alongside students from other colleges and universities.

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