University of Zambia

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world rank  3492

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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 large city of Lusaka (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, University of Zambia (UNZA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational 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 53 years old 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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 (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
10101 Lusaka
Zambia
T +260 (211) 250 871
F +260 (211) 290 962

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Academic Office, University of Zambia
Lusaka 10101
+260 (1) 295 220

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Zambia's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia


Year of first Accreditation
1965

Affiliations

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

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