Cavendish University Zambia

country rank  7
world rank  10169

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, Cavendish University Zambia is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Lusaka (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Zambia, Cavendish University Zambia (CUZ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Zambian higher education institution. Cavendish University Zambia (CUZ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 Zambian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Zambian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CUZ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CUZ
Founded 2004
Motto Success Begins at Cavendish University
Colours Blue and grey

University Location

Address Great North Road Campus, Plot 4302, Corner of Great North and Washama Road, Villa Elizabetha
Lusaka
10101 Lusaka
Zambia
Tel +260 (211) 387 600 / 601
Fax +260

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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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 80-90%
Admission Office Great North Road Campus, Plot 4302, Corner of Great North and Washama Road, Villa Elizabetha
Lusaka 10101
211 387 600/601

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Cavendish University Zambia's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education of Zambia


Year of first Accreditation

2004


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Authority (HEA)
  • Technical Education Vocational and Entrepreneurship Authority (TEVETA)
  • Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ)
  • General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNC)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ)
  • Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS)
  • Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Private Universities Association of Zambia
  • Zambia Library Consortium (ZALICO)
  • Open and Distance Learning Association of Zambia (ODLAZ)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association for African Universities (AAU)
  • African Council for Distance Education (ACDE)
  • Zambia Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI)

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