Accreditation and The University Act
Northrise University is accredited by the Zambian Government. The University falls under the University Act of 1992 and has been given powers to award certificates, diplomas and confer degrees. Part of the University Act of 1992 reads:
- 46. A private university shall have power to:
- Confer such degrees as may be specified in its statutes;
- Award diplomas and certificates and such other academic distinctions as may be specified in its statutes; and
- Provide such lectures and instructions for persons who are not students of the university as the university may determine and to grant certificates to such persons.
- 47. A private university may grant honorary degree in accordance with its statutes.
Northrise University is currently pursuing membership with the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
For more details on the University Act, please download the entire document which is in PDF format here --> University Act Document
In addition to being accredited by the Zambian government, NU is affiliated with Dordt College and California Polytechnic University. Find out more. Undergraduate students have the opportunity to study under the Student Exchange Program at our partner universities. Students who have completed NU undergraduate degrees and wished to further their studies have been accepted in universities in South Africa, the UK and the USA.