Universities and Colleges in Zambia
Higher education is provided by three public universities: the University of Zambia (UNZA), established in Lusaka in 1965; Copperbelt University (CBU), Kitwe, in 1986; and Mulungushi University, Kabwe, in 2008. Copperstone University College, a private university. There are a number of private universities, including Zambia Open University, which enrolled its first students in 2005; Copperstone University, in Kitwe, and Cavendish University, in Lusaka – both established in 2004. There are also 14 teacher training colleges funded by the government, including Kwame Nkrumah Teachers Training College and Zambia College of Agriculture (ZCA). Around 227 technical and vocational institutions fall under the Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA). Literacy among people aged 15–24 is 74% (2010).