Academic admission

Prospective undergraduate, postgraduate and international students who wish to join Nelson Mandela University in 2022 are invited to apply online as from 3 May 2021. 

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

  • 30 June 2021 for MBChB applicants (with the NBT to be written by no later than 31 July 2021)
  • 5 August 2021 for early applications (excluding MBChB
  • 30 September 2021 for late applications (excluding MBChB)
  • 30 September 2021 for international student applications (excluding MBChB)
  • 30 September 2021 for student housing applications

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.