Copperbelt University: Statistics

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#5831 of 14,131 In the World
#208 of 1,104 In Africa
#1 of 42 In Zambia
#1 of 4 In Kitwe
#981 of 1,018 For Neurosurgery
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
19%
Enrollment
20,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
cbu.ac.zm

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate19%
Admissions RequirementsCompetitive admission
Enrollment20,000
Full time employee2,500
Student:staff ratio8:1

We've calculated the 19% acceptance rate for Copperbelt University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Copperbelt University has published 967 scientific papers with 7,399 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Environmental Science, Biology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, and Geology.

Publications
967
Citations
7,399

Copperbelt University majors

by publication & citation count

Environmental Science
648 / 5,913
Biology
585 / 5,012
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
572 / 4,174
Engineering
445 / 4,211
Ecology
429 / 4,465
Geography and Cartography
404 / 3,716
Medicine
399 / 2,590
Chemistry
364 / 3,232
Physics
344 / 2,891
Geology
330 / 2,880
Political Science
326 / 2,296
Law
304 / 2,072
Computer Science
301 / 2,228
Economics
282 / 2,222
Sociology
281 / 1,825
Business
234 / 1,471
History
228 / 1,853
Pathology
223 / 1,697
Archaeology
221 / 1,810
Mathematics
216 / 1,140
Psychology
210 / 1,460
Quantum and Particle physics
198 / 1,336
Organic Chemistry
196 / 2,207
Paleontology
193 / 1,387
Development Studies
189 / 1,625
Philosophy
185 / 1,021
Materials Science
175 / 1,673
Environmental Management
173 / 2,407
Statistics
166 / 1,042
Public Health
160 / 1,182
Genetics
159 / 1,399
Botany
150 / 1,721
Agricultural Science
145 / 1,674
Biochemistry
144 / 1,025
Demography
131 / 837
Management
112 / 494
Metallurgical Engineering
112 / 1,000
Linguistics
103 / 603
Psychiatry
101 / 817
Forestry
100 / 1,217

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1992 2 1
1993 2 0
1994 1 1
1995 1 2
1996 1 2
1997 2 1
1998 2 2
1999 1 1
2000 1 3
2001 2 2
2002 0 8
2003 1 6
2004 2 6
2005 5 10
2006 4 15
2007 3 14
2008 5 24
2009 7 18
2010 9 52
2011 5 46
2012 14 88
2013 22 111
2014 37 186
2015 42 177
2016 48 237
2017 52 299
2018 67 326
2019 77 541
2020 134 836
2021 174 1406
2022 184 1948
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Tuition

The tuition table for Copperbelt University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (ZMW)
Bachelor of Arts 15,000
Bachelor of Science 18,000
Bachelor of Commerce 20,000
Bachelor of Engineering 25,000
Master of Business Administration 30,000
Master of Science 35,000

All costs are in Zambian Kwacha (ZMW).

Copperbelt University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Copperbelt University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes TBD
Business Yes Yes TBD
Chemistry Yes Yes TBD
Computer Science Yes Yes TBD
Economics Yes Yes TBD
Engineering Yes Yes TBD
Environmental Science Yes Yes TBD
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes TBD
Mathematics Yes Yes TBD
Medicine Yes Yes TBD
Physics Yes Yes TBD
Psychology Yes Yes TBD

General information

Alternative names CBU
Founded 1987
Motto Knowledge and Service
Colors copper, sky blue

Location and contacts

Address Kitwe
Zambia
City population 504,000
Phone +260 (212) 223 015
Fax +260 (212) 228 319

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