Rusangu University

country rank  8
world rank  10471

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University Overview

Founded in 2003, Rusangu University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Monze (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Southern Province. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Rusangu University (RU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Rusangu University (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Zambian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym RU
Founded 2003
Motto Educating for Service
Colours Burgundy, gray, white and black

University Location

Address PO Box 660391
Monze (population range: 10,000-49,999)
10101 Southern Province
T +260 976 271 138
F +260 (213) 255 471
Other locations Lusaka

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Rusangu University, Monze, House No.2
Monze 10101
+260 +(260) 976 271 138
(213) 255 471

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rusangu University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of African Universities AAU
  • Higher Education Authority HEA
  • Health Professions Council of Zambia HPCZ
  • General Nursing Council GNC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA)
  • Higher Education Authority (HEA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019