Chalimbana University

country rank  24
world rank  12729

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University Overview

Established in 1939, Chalimbana University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Lusaka (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chongwe. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Chalimbana University (ChaU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Chalimbana University (ChaU) 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 80 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Zambian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym ChaU
Founded 1939
Motto Integrity. Service. Excellence.
Colours Blue, green, pride Orange and black

University Location

Address Private Bag E1
Lusaka (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
T +260 974 115 647
F +260
Other locations Chongwe

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Private Bag East 1, Chongwe
Lusaka 10101
+260 977485465

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019