Academic admission

Prospective undergraduate, postgraduate and international students who wish to join Nelson Mandela University in 2022 are invited to apply online as from 6 April 2021. 

In order to ensure adequate time for application, processing and planning by the university and yourself, online applications for early admission in 2022 should be submitted by:

  • MBChB applications: 31 May 2021 (NBT results must be available on or before the 31st of July 2021).
  • Early applications (excluding MBChB): 5 August 2021
  • Late applications (excluding MBChB): 30 September 2021
  • International student applications (excluding MBChB): 30 September 2021
  • Student Housing applications: 30 September 2021

Please note, places in some qualifications are limited, and it is therefore in your best interest to submit your online application and ALL supporting documentation timeously. Before completing an online application form, please take note of the Applicant Score (AS) and minimum pass % per subject requirements for the qualification you are applying for, or refer to the A-Z career webpage, faculty website or faculty guides for additional information.