Before applying online to NMU Note these;
- You must have an email address to complete the application. Don’t have one? Get an email address first.
- You have to calculate your APS? You’ll need to do this before applying.
- South African applicants will need an ID number. Foreign applicants will need their passport number.
- Ensure that you have a valid cell phone number. The outcome of your application will be sent via SMS.
NMU has one online application portal which leads to different forms, depending on what you would like to study.
Application Fees for NMU
There is no application fee for South African applicants.
International applicants need to pay non-refundable application fee of R500.
Please do not send cash in the post and remember to attach a copy of the proof of payment to your application form.
Tip: keep the original proof of payment, just in case.
Please note that this fee is non-refundable.
Submitting of Results and Documents
You must ensure that your Grade 11 and latest Grade 12 results are submitted. Failure to do this may result in delays with your application process. Always remember to submit it within the application cycle. All the documents you attach will need to be certified copies of the originals.
Are you a transferring student? If yes, make sure that all transcripts and academic records are submitted as early as possible. Your application for admission should be submitted by 1 August 2019. Late applications will be considered after this date, based on merit, until 30 September 2019. Remember to complete a module exemption form should you want to be exempt from certain modules.
NOTE: Once you have sent in your application and have a student number, you can check your application status here.
Contact Nelson Mandela University:
In case you have any questions or you need more information on how to apply to NMU, don’t hesitate to visit their website.
Alternatively, you can contact the NMU Admissions Department using the following details:
Tel: 041 504 1111