Chalimbana University

Chalimbana University Ranking

country rank: 36
world rank: 13224

University Overview

Chalimbana University, founded in 1939, is a non-profit public higher-education institution in the Lusaka metropolis’s rural setting (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Chongwe is home to a branch campus of this school. Chalimbana University (ChaU) ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Zambian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Zambia. Chalimbana University (ChaU) offers courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 81-year-old Zambian university has a strict admission procedure based on candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. This Zambian higher education school is somewhat selective, with admission rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all over the world are welcome to apply. Chalimbana University (ChaU) ranking also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning alternatives, as well as administrative services to students.

University Identity

Name Chalimbana University
Acronym ChaU
Founded 1939
Motto Integrity. Service. Excellence.
Colours Blue, green, pride orange and black

University Location

Address Private Bag E1 Lusaka Lusaka Zambia
Tel +260 974 115 647
Fax +260
Other locations Chongwe

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
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 70-80%
Admission Office Private Bag East 1, Chongwe Lusaka 10101 977485465

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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