List of 42 best universities in Zambia

We ranked 42 best universities in Zambia based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 126K citations received by 5.13K publications made by 42 universities in Zambia, measured the popularity of 24 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Zambia
#210 in Africa
#6065 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1987
#2 in Zambia
#276 in Africa
#6789 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965
#3 in Zambia
#285 in Africa
#6943 in the World
Founded
2007
#6 in Zambia
#467 in Africa
#9746 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2004
#7 in Zambia
#636 in Africa
#11688 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
#8 in Zambia
#645 in Africa
#11752 in the World
Founded
2008
#10 in Zambia
#655 in Africa
#11826 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
2008
#11 in Zambia
#725 in Africa
#12292 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003
#12 in Zambia
#737 in Africa
#12349 in the World
Founded
2010
#13 in Zambia
#816 in Africa
#12779 in the World
Founded
2008
#15 in Zambia
#868 in Africa
#13038 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
125
Founded
2003
#16 in Zambia
#878 in Africa
#13096 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
1986
#17 in Zambia
#885 in Africa
#13117 in the World
Founded
2008
#18 in Zambia
#929 in Africa
#13329 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2010
#19 in Zambia
#936 in Africa
#13368 in the World
Founded
1974
#20 in Zambia
#948 in Africa
#13441 in the World
Founded
2001
#22 in Zambia
#960 in Africa
#13490 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
750
Founded
2014
#23 in Zambia
#967 in Africa
#13523 in the World
Founded
2007
#24 in Zambia
#981 in Africa
#13574 in the World
Founded
2008
#27 in Zambia
#1004 in Africa
#13703 in the World
Founded
2017
#28 in Zambia
#1008 in Africa
#13717 in the World
Founded
2012
#34 in Zambia
#1046 in Africa
#13947 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
#35 in Zambia
#1053 in Africa
#13977 in the World
Founded
2014
#36 in Zambia
#1055 in Africa
#13983 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Founded
2008
#38 in Zambia
#1059 in Africa
#13999 in the World
Founded
2014
#39 in Zambia
#1066 in Africa
#14013 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
125
Founded
2016
#40 in Zambia
#1075 in Africa
#14058 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1939
#41 in Zambia
#1083 in Africa
#14073 in the World
#42 in Zambia
#1086 in Africa
#14081 in the World
Founded
2004

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

Average cost of living for students in Zambia is $365 + $50-358 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).