University of Zambia

University of Zambia Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 4438

University Overview

The University of Zambia ranking was established in 1965 as a non-profit public higher education institution in the Lusaka metropolis (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). University of Zambia ranking (UNZA) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Zambian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Zambia. The University of Zambia (UNZA) offers a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 55-year-old Zambian university has a strict admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. UNZA world ranking also offers a library, lodging, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

University of Zambia Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Zambia
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

Yearly Tuition Range

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

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

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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