Northrise University

country rank  10
world rank  11247

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University Overview

Established in 2003, Northrise University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Ndola (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Copperbelt. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Northrise University (NU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Northrise University (NU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 15 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 50-60% making this Zambian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NU
Founded 2003
Motto Being Excellent at What is Good!
Colours Orange, black, white and gray

University Location

Address Carvelle House, Buteko Avenue, PO Box 240271
Ndola (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
10101 Copperbelt
T +260 (212) 622 195
F +260 (212) 622 198

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Caravelle House, Buteko Avenue
+260 (212) 622 195

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Northrise University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Authority (HEA)


  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018