We realize that there are so many questions you may have to ask about Northrise University. Instead of waiting for answers, we put together this section to help you get some of your questions answered quickly.

The questions below are the most asked questions about the University. If after reading through, your questions are still unanswered, you are welcome to ask by simply filling out the contact form.

Yes, Northrise University and its programs are accredited by the Zambia Higher Education Authority (HEA). Read more.

Northrise is a private Christ-centered University offering quality and affordable education. Read more.

Northrise University is located in the city of Ndola on the Copperbelt province of Zambia.

Zambia is an African country with a population of 18 million. It is a landlocked country surrounded by 8 neigbours in Africa’s subsahara region.

Northrise as a Christ-centered University does not discriminate against religion. Students from all faiths are welcome. However, students of other faiths are equally required to participate in our spiritual formation activities across campus.

Northrise University was established in 2003 and began operations in January 2004 with 50 students and two associate degree programs.

Northrise University was founded by Dr. Moffat and Mrs. Doreen Zimba, a Zambian Christian couple that felt led to equip the people of Zambia through Christian higher education. Read about our founders on the History page.

Dr. Moffat Zimba, co-founder of Northrise University is the current Vice-Chancellor of the University. See our Leadership Team.

Northrise University Initiative is non-profit 501-c-3 organization established and operating in the USA as a development arm of Northrise University. Its main purpose is to support the mission and vision of Northrise University. Read more about NUI.

Northrise University offers Financial Aid to Zambians who are enrolled to study Onsite as DAY students or Online as Theology students. See all Financial Aid related information here. Read more.

Financial Aid Application is open to all eligible applicants during the admission process. If you have an Application ID commonly referred to as APF number, you can apply for FA here. Financial Aid Page

Northrise University Returning Students (enrolled students who have completed at least one Semester) apply for FA in October each year. This window is open to all students including those who are on break, anticipate resuming classes in the upcoming year, and wish to be on FA when they return. Financial Aid Page

Yes, NU offers Campus Accommodation to both male and female students. Currently, our Dorm facilities have a capacity of 200 students with the ratio of 40% male and 60% female bed spaces.

To apply for accommodation, please contact us. To be eligible for accommodation you must be taking a full course load. A Full Course Load is 5 Courses in a Semester.

Northrise University is currently not offering any Doctorate Programs. Please visit us again the future to check on such a program.

Northrise University offers an Executive Master of Business Administration which is 18 months in duration. See full program details here. Northrise Business School.

Northrise University currently offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program tailored for hands on practical nursing. Read more.

Northrise University does not offer any Engineering Programs at present. Currently, the University is developing the School of Engineering to offer civil and mechanical engineering programs in the near future. Click to read more about the current developments for the future School of Engineering. Read more (bottom of page).

The Admissions Office responds to applications in 4 working days. Look out for an Email once accepted or you can reach your Enrollment Advisor for your Admission progress details.

Northrise University Application window is open all year round. Apply Online Now to begin your application.

Since its inception in 2004, Northrise University has over 550 graduates who are leading and serving in various sectors in Business and in Ministries.

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