Established in 1987, The Copperbelt University is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Kitwe (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Copperbelt. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ndola. Officially accredited/recognized by the Minister of Education, Science, Vocational & Early Education, Zambia, The Copperbelt University (CBU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The Copperbelt University (CBU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 29 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Zambian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.