The Catholic University was opened in August 1999 under statutory instrument 49 of 1998.

Values

Ethical behavior,  Collegiality, Commitment, Service, Excellence

Mission

The Catholic University of Zimbabwe provides Holistic education in a christian environment in its Teaching, Research and Service programs to all irrespective of Religion, Nationality or any other designation.

Vision

To be the University of choice for Holistic Education in a christian setting

Strategic Plan

The Catholic University of Zimbabwe is experiencing growth in line with its 2013-2022 Strategic plan. The focus is to have 10 000 students by the end of the year 2022. The University now has over 2000 students. The University now has 4 campuses, Harare, Chinhoyi, Bulawayo and Mutare.