Universities in Lusaka - Best colleges in lusaka

Jul, 25, 2020 0 Comments

In the recent years, there has been a number of universities that have risen in Lusaka. In this article, you will get to know the universities found in Lusaka, Zambia

A. University of Zambia

The University of Zambia, commonly refereed to as UNZA, is a public university located in Lusaka. It is the largest learning institution in Zambia. It was established in 1965 and officially opened to the public on 12th July, 1966.

Its main campus, the Great east road campus, is along the great east road right after east park mall. The University of Zambia is divided into the following Schools:

School of Agricultural Sciences

  1. Agricultural Economics and Extension Education
  2. Animal Science
  3. Food Science and Nutrition
  4. Plant Science
  5. Soil Science


School of Engineering

  1. Agricultural Engineering
  2. Civil and Environmental Engineering
  3. Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Geomatic Engineering


School of Education

  1. Adult Education and Extension Studies
  2. Advisory Unit For Colleges Of Education
  3. Educational Administration and Policy Studies
  4. Educational Psychology, Socialogy and Special Education
  5. Library and Information Science
  6. Language and Social Sciences
  7. Mathematics and Science Education
  8. Primary Education
  9. Religious Studies


School of Humanities and Social Sciences

  1. Development Studies
  2. Economics
  3. History
  4. Political and Administrative Studies
  5. Population Studies
  6. Psychology
  7. Philosophy and Applied Ethics
  8. Media and Communication Studies (formerly Mass Communication)
  9. Literature and Language
  10. Gender Studies
  11. Social Work and Sociology


School of Law

  1. Public Law
  2. Private Law


School of Medicine

  1. Anatomy
  2. Biomedical Sciences
  3. Physiological Sciences
  4. Nursing Sciences
  5. Medical Education Development
  6. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  7. Paediatrics and Child Health
  8. Pathology and MicroBiology
  9. Pharmacy
  10. Physiotherapy
  11. Psychiatry
  12. Public Health
  13. Surgery
  14. Internal Medicine


B. Information and Communication University (ICU)

The Information and Communications University (ICU) is registered with the Higher Education Authority (HEA), under the Ministry of Higher Education to offer distance (e-Learning), and full-time education in Zambia.

It is also working in collaboration with National Research University "Moscow Power Engineering Institute", Moscow, Russia in the field of scientific research, teaching innovation, teaching staff members exchange, student exchange, and joint education programs. (www.mpei.ru)

The university consists of an engineering school and a business school. Both are focused on information technology. The engineering school is focused on research in computer science and communications technology and has a total of 764 students. The business school is focused on the managerial and financial aspects of the IT industry and has a total of 162 students.


C. University of Lusaka (UNILUS)

The University of Lusaka, one of Zambia's first private Universities is established to be a Center of Excellence in Education, Training, Research and Consultancy offers a diverse range of unique undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with rich and relevant curricula designed to meet the ever changing needs of business and society.


D. Zambia Centre For Accounting Studies (ZCAS) University

ZCAS University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, ZCAS University is a coeducational higher education institution. ZCAS University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

E. DMI-St. Eugene University

Established in 2007, DMI-St. Eugene University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, DMI-St. Eugene University (DMISEU) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. DMI-St. Eugene University (DMISEU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

The university maintains three campuses: The first campus to be established is the Lusaka Campus, also referred to as the Woodlands Campus. It is located approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi), north of the central business district of Lusaka, the nation's capital city, along the T2 Road

The second campus is in the town of Chibombo, approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi), by road, north of Lusaka, also along the T2 Road

The third campus is located in the eastern city of Chipata, approximately 568 kilometres (353 mi), by road, east of Lusaka, close to the international border with the Republic of Malawi.[4]

Courses Offered

The following diploma courses are on offer, as of May 2020:

  1. Diploma in Computer Science
  2. Diploma in Hardware and Networking
  3. Diploma in Information Technology
  4. Diploma in Animation and Multimedia
  5. Diploma in Secondary Education
  6. Diploma in Business Administration
  7. Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  8. Diploma in Banking and Finance
  9. Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  10. Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation


The undergraduate courses on offer include the following:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition
  2. Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication
  3. Bachelor of Science in Renewable Energy
  4. Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication
  5. Bachelor of Science in Home Science
  6. Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education
  7. Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communication
  8. Bachelor of Science in Graphics and Multimedia
  9. Bachelor of Business Administration
  10. Bachelor of Commerce
  11. Bachelor of Computer Science


The following postgraduate courses are on offer at the university as of May 2020:

  1. Master of Business Administration
  2. Doctor of Philosophy in selected fields


D. Cavendish University

Cavendish University Zambia (CUZ) is a private university located in Lusaka, Zambia and is expected to move to Kafue town where a new campus is being built. It is affiliated to Cavendish International Limited, London.

Cavendish University Zambia was opened in 2004 and was the first private university to operate in Zambia. The university is registered with the Higher Education Authority which is a grant aided institution established under the Higher Education Act No. 4 of 2013. Cavendish is also affiliated to Association of African Universities (AAU).

Campuses

  1. Cavendish University Main Campus - Villa Elizabeth, Lusaka
  2. Cavendish University Longacres Campus - Longacres, Lusaka


Schools

Cavendish University Zambia offers various accredited programmes in four schools

  1. School of Medicine
  2. School of Law
  3. School of Business and Information Technology
  4. School of Arts, Education and Social Sciences


E. Africa Christian University

Founded in 2008, Africa Christian University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Africa Christian University (ACU) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Africa Christian University (ACU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.


F. Texila American University

Texila American University Zambia is a world-class affordable educational provider. They are a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high-quality education and a focus on applied research. Founded in 2010, Texila American University Group (TAU) has evolved into one of the most prestigious and world-class international education providers. With a diverse student base, TAU stands committed to excellence in the education of future professionals across the world. Texila Group – has 4000+ students from 70+ countries for its varied program verticals.

Approved by Higher Education Authority - Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, their city-center campus is continually developing and evolving, with plans for further investment in it over the next few years. The university has a major presence in Lusaka, which contributes to the city's friendly and vibrant atmosphere and also enables them to foster successful partnerships.

Through their associations and partnerships with leading-edge businesses and organizations in the public and voluntary sectors, their students are able to access project and industry integrated learning that enhances their employ-ability upon graduation.


G. Justo Mwale University

Established in 2008, Justo Mwale University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Justo Mwale University (JMU) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Justo Mwale University (JMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.


H. Eden University

Founded in 2001, Eden University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Eden University is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. Eden University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.


I. Supershine University

Established in 2014, Supershine University is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Supershine University (SU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Supershine University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.


J. Gideon Robert University

Founded in 2010, Gideon Robert University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lilayi, Kalulushi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Gideon Robert University (GRU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Gideon Robert University (GRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.


K. University of East and Southern Africa

Founded in 2017, University of East and Southern Africa is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Lusaka (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, University of East and Southern Africa (UNESA) is a coeducational higher education institution. University of East and Southern Africa (UNESA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study.


L. Trinity University, Zambia

Trinity University, Zambia is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Trinity University, Zambia (TU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Trinity University, Zambia (TU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.


M. Sylva University

Established in 2014, Sylva University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Sylva University (SU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Sylva University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.


N. Sunningdale University

Sunningdale University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Sunningdale University (SU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Sunningdale University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.


O. City University of Science and Technology

Founded in 2008, City University of Science and Technology is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, City University of Science and Technology (CUST) is a coeducational higher education institution. City University of Science and Technology (CUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.


P. Rockview University

Rockview University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Rockview University (RU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rockview University (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.


Q. Chalimbana University

Established in 1939, Chalimbana University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Lusaka. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chongwe. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Chalimbana University (ChaU) is a medium-sized coeducational higher education institution. Chalimbana University (ChaU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study.

The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Zambian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.


R. Kenneth Kaunda Metropolitan University

Kenneth Kaunda Metropolitan University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda Metropolitan University (KKMU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Kenneth Kaunda Metropolitan University (KKMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study.


S. Lusaka Apex Medical University

Established in 2008, Lusaka Apex Medical University is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Lusaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Zambia, Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.