Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is a new generation university, distinguished by the wide range of study options and access routes open to students. NMMU nurtures innovation, fosters creativity, embraces technology and develops people to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Quality higher education is offered to more than 27 000 students across six campuses, making NMMU the largest university in the Eastern Cape.

Application Date:

1 August 2017 (SA citizen)
31 August 2017
(International)

Application Fees:

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

Do I Need to Write the NBTs? →Yes

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Open Days

General Open Day:
5 and 6 May (PE Campus)
12 and 13 May (George Campus)
Time:
9:00 – 16:00 (Saturdays)
9:00 – 13:00 (Sundays)

Course Cost Range Per Annum

Tuition costs at NMMU starts from around R29,500 – view their fee estimator here.

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.
  • Hardcopy Application:
    If you would like a hard copy application form, you will be able to request one by emailing info@nmmu.ac.za or phoning (041) 504 1111. From there, you will need to provide your postal address and the application package will be sent to you. Alternatively, you may collect an application form from any of the Admissions Enquiries counters, on South Campus, Missionvale Campus and the George Campus.
  • You will be able to find details about the postgraduate application process here.

You can post your application to:

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

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

*Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Check out all the available funding opportunities on EduFunding (the green button below). If you’re not sure about the differences in funding opportunities, we’ve got you covered.

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS ARE ON OFFER?

The 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

View the NMMU prospectus here.

Don’t meet the minimum requirements?  There’s still hope.

USEFUL DOCUMENTS

CONTACT DETAILS

Have questions about your application?

Email: admissions@nmmu.ac.za
Tel: 041 504 1111

General
Email:
info@nmmu.ac.za 

Need to find the institution?

Street Address (South Campus):
University Way
Summerstrand
Port Elizabeth

(Missionvale Campus):
Uitenhage Road
Missionvale
Port Elizabeth