Top 42 universities in Zambia: Rankings & Acceptance rate

University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1University of ZambiaLusaka
2The Copperbelt University25%Kitwe
3Cavendish University Zambia85%Lusaka
4Mulungushi UniversityKabwe
5Africa Christian UniversityLusaka
6Texila American University ZambiaLusaka
7ZCAS UniversityLusaka
8University of LusakaLusaka
9Rusangu University95%Monze
10Northrise University55%Ndola
11University of East and Southern AfricaLusaka
12Information and communication UniversityLusaka
13Justo Mwale UniversityLusaka
14Kwame Nkrumah UniversityKabwe
15South Valley University - ChikankataChikankata
16Livingstone International University of Tourism Excellence and Business ManagementLusaka
17Lusaka Apex Medical UniversityLusaka
18Chreso University55%Lusaka
19DMI-St. Eugene UniversityLusaka
20Evangelical UniversityNdola
21Gideon Robert UniversityLusaka
22Twin Palm Leadership UniversityChikankata
23Citizen UniversityLusaka
24Eden UniversityLusaka
25Sunningdale UniversityLusaka
26Supershine University55%Lusaka
27Sylva UniversityLusaka
28The United Church of Zambia UniversityKitwe
29The Zambia Catholic UniversityKalulushi
30Trinity University, ZambiaLusaka
31Zambian Christian UniversityChoma
32Chalimbana University75%Lusaka
33City University of Science and TechnologyLusaka
34Copperstone UniversityKitwe
35Kenneth Kaunda Metropolitan UniversityLusaka
36Mukuba UniversityKitwe
37OAK UniversityLusaka
38Rockview UniversityLusaka
39Southern Acacia UniversityLusaka
40Southern University35%Livingstone
41The University of BarotselandMongu
42Victoria Falls University of TechnologyLivingstone

The best cities to study in Zambia based on the number of universities and their ranks are Lusaka, Kitwe, Kabwe, and Monze.

Average cost of living for students in Zambia is $319 + $37-262 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).