Chreso University

Chreso University
Other name
MottoMeeting Educational Needs of Today
Established15 January 2010
(12 years ago)
FounderChreso Ministries [1]
ChancellorHelmut Reutter[2]
Vice-ChancellorChristopher Simoonga
Administrative staff

15°40′09″S 28°32′59″E / 15.66917°S 28.54972°E / -15.66917; 28.54972Coordinates: 15°40′09″S 28°32′59″E / 15.66917°S 28.54972°E / -15.66917; 28.54972
Campus4 urban campuses

Chreso University (CU) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Lusaka, Zambia. Established in 2010, this institution also has a branch campus in Ndola. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Zambia, Chreso University (CU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Zambian higher education institution. Chreso University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Zambian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.


Its main campus, the City Campus, is in Lusaka along the Nangwenya Road, about 6 km from the CBD. It also has the Makeni Campus about 55 km south of Lusaka (near Nampundwe) and another one in Ndola the Ndola Campus.[citation needed] Chreso University delivers its full-time studies at these three locations:[citation needed]

  • Business
  • Education
  • Social sciences
  • Health sciences
  • Hospitality


The university is divided into the following faculties:

Faculty Of Business & Financial Management[4]
* Business Administration
* BBA with Education
Faculty Of Education[5]
* BSc with Education
* BA Of Primary Education
* BA with Education
* DIPLOMA - Secondary Education
* DIPLOMA - Primary Education
* DIPLOMA - Early Childhood Education
Social sciences
Faculty Of Social Sciences & Theology[6]
* BA Of Theology
* BA Of Leadership & Practical Theology
* BA Of Social Work
* BA Of Psychology & Counselling
Health sciences
Faculty Of Health Sciences[7]
* BSc in Nursing
* BSc in Public Health
* Diploma in Clinical Medicine
Faculty Of Hospitality[8]
* Diploma in Food Production
* Diploma in General Hospitality


  1. ^ "The Chreso Ministries Story - KELVIN KACHINGWE". Zambia Daily Mail. July 21, 2017. Retrieved October 12, 2020.
  2. ^ "Helmut Reutter Discerns a Profitable Zambia - Saeedi Simon Banda and Derrick Sinjela". The Rainbow Newspaper. April 15, 2018. Retrieved October 12, 2020.
  3. ^ "Chreso University students fear losing scholarships By - Sipilisiwe Ncube". News Diggers. April 30, 2019. Retrieved October 11, 2020.
  4. ^ "BUSINESS". Chreso University. Retrieved 2 May 2020.
  5. ^ "EDUCATION". Chreso University. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  6. ^ "SOCIAL SCIENCES". Chreso University. Retrieved 17 May 2020.
  7. ^ "HEALTH SCIENCES". Chreso University. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  8. ^ "HOSPITALITY". Chreso University. Retrieved 7 May 2020.
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