The Copperbelt University: Ranking & Review

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Kitwe Rank Zambia Rank World Rank
1 2 9400

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate25%
Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment9,500
Academic calendarTrimesters


In-state students$3,750$3,750
International students$6,250$3,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+--
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics----
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine--+-
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++

General info

Alternative namesCBU
MottoKnowledge and Service
AccreditationMinistry of Higher Education, Zambia
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)
African Council for Distance Education (ACDE)
Academic structureSchool of the Built Environment
School of Business
School of Engineering
School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
School of Mines and Mineral Sciences
School of Natural Resources
School of Graduate Studies and School of Medicine
Colorscopper, sky blue
Entity typeFor-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff250
Student/staff ratio38
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressJambo Drive; PO Box 21692
Kitwe, Copperbelt, 10101
Urbanization levelUrban
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone+260 (212) 223 015
Fax+260 (212) 228 319

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