How much is the application fee at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University?

By | October 14, 2020

There is no application fee for South African applicants.

International applicants need to pay an 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.

Things To Remember Before Applying

Apply to NMU using the online application

Things to note before applying online to NMU:

  1. You’ll need an email address to complete the application. Don’t have one? Get an email address first.
  2. Have you calculated your APS?  You’ll need to do this before applying.  Find out how.
  3. South African applicants will need an ID number.  Foreign applicants will need their passport number.
  4. Please note: check out the list of full programs before you apply.
  5. Ensure that you have a valid cell phone number.  The outcome of your application will be sent via SMS.

How to Apply Online

NMU has one online application portal which leads to different forms, depending on what you would like to study.DOWNLOAD NMU APPLICATION FORMS

Apply to NMU using the hardcopy application

Things to note before applying with a hardcopy form:

  1. Need accommodation?  You can indicate this in the student residence section on the application form. 
  2. Make sure you have attached all supporting documents before sending off the application form.
  3. Have you calculated your APS?  You’ll need to do this before applying.  Find out how.
  4. Postgraduates will need to complete a separate application process.
  5. If you are applying for module exemption, you will need to complete the module exemption form.

You can post your application form to the following address:

The Admissions Office
PO Box 77000
Nelson Mandela University
PORT ELIZABETH
6031

DOWNLOAD UNDERGRADUATE HARDCOPY APPLICATION FORMDOWNLOAD POSTGRADUATE HARDCOPY APPLICATION FORM

This institution requires you to write a National Benchmark test (NBT) as part of your application. Find out more information about the NBT tests here. Get on it now!

Apply to NMU Residence

NOTE:  You’ll need to be accepted into your faculty before you’ll be considered for student accommodation.

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