The Copperbelt University Rankings

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In the World#7266 of 14178
In Africa#221 of 1107
In Zambia#2 of 42
In Kitwe#1 of 4

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
cbu.ac.zm

Publications & Citations

Publications
476
Citations
3,629

The Copperbelt University majors

by publication count

Medicine
91
Geography
52
Business
50
Biology
44
Environmental science
33
Economics
27
Chemistry
22
Political science
20
Computer science
20
Engineering
18
Materials science
16
Mathematics
14
Sociology
9
Psychology
7
Geology
3
Physics
2
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography1906442
Political science2308110
Business2411387
Economics2503265
Sociology2648130
Environmental science2746334
Medicine3109858
Materials science4091158
Biology4304315
Engineering430454
Geology44982
Chemistry4617169
Mathematics525019
Physics53312
Computer science597211
Psychology60507

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199211
199310
199421
199511
199602
199722
199823
199901
200012
200111
200203
200317
200416
200559
2006317
2007417
2008727
2009627
2010960
2011471
201211119
201320153
201434249
201539224
201638285
201754352
201854334
201950522
202082742

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarTrimesters
Enrollment9,500
Full time employee250
Student:staff ratio38:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$3,750$3,750
International students$6,250$3,750

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

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
Founded1987
WikipediaCopperbelt University
AccreditationMinistry of Higher Education of Zambia
MottoKnowledge and Service
Colorscopper, sky blue
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
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of African Universities (AAU)
Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)
African Council for Distance Education (ACDE)

Location and Contacts

AddressJambo Drive; PO Box 21692
Kitwe, Copperbelt, 10101
Zambia
City population504,000
Phone+260 (212) 223 015
Fax+260 (212) 228 319

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