University of the Free State (UFS)

The University of the Free State (UFS), established in 1904, is a multi-campus public university located in Bloemfontein, Free State.  

Application Date:

31 May 2018 (Health Sciences programmes)
31 July 2018 (Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Nursing)
31 August 2018 (International Students)
30 September 2018 (all non-selection programmes)
1 November 2018 (Fine Arts)

Application Fees:

There are no application fees for applicants.

Do I Need to Write the NBTsYes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

Open Days

12 May 2018, Bloemfontein Campus
26 May 2018, Qwaqwa Campus

Course Cost Range Per Annum

Tuition costs at UFS ranges anywhere from R25,000 to R50,000.

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HOW TO APPLY

Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.
  • Hardcopy Application:
    This option is available to both undergraduate and postgraduate applicants, on separate forms. 

You can post your application to:

QWAQWA CAMPUS
University of the Free State
Admin Building
Kestell Road
Private Bag X13
PHUTHADITJHABA
9866

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.  Find residence application forms here.

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:

  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • The Humanities
  • Theology and Religion
  • University of the Free State: Business School

UFS also offers distance learning programmes, short learning programmes and online courses.

View the UFS prospectus here.

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

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CONTACT DETAILS

Have questions about your application?

Email: info@ufs.ac.za
Tel: 051 401 9111

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
University of the Free State
205 Nelson Mandela Drive
Park West
Bloemfontein