Established in 2003, Northrise University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Ndola (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Copperbelt. Officially accredited/recognized by the Minister of Education, Science, Vocational & Early Education, Zambia, Northrise University (NU) is a very small (enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Non-denominational religion. Northrise University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 13 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Zambian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.