Nelson Mandela University (NMU) Application

Prospective undergraduate students who wish to join Nelson Mandela University are invited to apply for a certificate, diploma, or degree qualification by using our online application system

Applications Open: 1 April

Applications Close:
2 August (early closing date)
30 September (late closing date)

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How to Apply to Nelson Mandela University

Application deadlines is as follows:

In order to ensure adequate time for application, processing, and planning by the university and yourself, applications for early admission should be submitted by 01 August.

Applications may be considered after this date, provided that there is still space available in the course you wish to apply for, and on academic merit until 30 September. In addition, places in some qualifications are limited, and it is therefore in your best interest to submit your application form and ALL supporting documentation by 01 August.

Application Fees:

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Application fee

  • There is no application fee for South African students.
  • The application fee for international students is R500

Course Cost Range Per Annum

Tuition costs at NMU vary, depending on the course – take a look at the breakdown of the fees.


Nelson Mandela University offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Arts
  • Business and Economic Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering, Built Environment and IT
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Science