University of Zambia

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world rank  2022

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, University of Zambia is a non-profit public 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, University of Zambia (UNZA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Zambian higher education institution. University of Zambia (UNZA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 55 years old Zambian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNZA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UNZA
Founded 1965
Motto Service and Excellence
Colours Black, green and red

University Location

Address Great East Road Campus, PO Box 32379
Lusaka
10101 Lusaka
Zambia
Tel +260 (211) 250 871
Fax +260 (211) 290 962

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 Not available
Admission Office Academic Office, University of Zambia
Lusaka 10101
(1) 295 220

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education of Zambia


Year of first Accreditation

1965


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Authority (HEA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021