North West University (NWU)

About

The North-West University (NWU) is one of South Africa’s largest universities with a recorded number of 64 081 students in 2014. It was established on 1 January 2004 and has 3 campuses situated in Potchefstroom, Mafikeng and Vanderbijlpark.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES

  • 30 June 2020 (selection courses)
  • 30 September 2020 (non-selection courses)

APPLICATION FEES

  • There is no application fee for 2020

Do I Need to Write the NBTs? Yes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

Qualification Cost Range per Annum

Tuition costs at NWU range can range anywhere from R2 000 to R28 000.  These costs are subject to change.

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.

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. 

Please note: an accommodation deposit of R500 is required with a residence application.

CONTACT DETAILS

Have questions about your application?

Email:Jacoline.JansenVanVuuren@nwu.ac.za
Tel:
018 299-4897

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
North-West University
Institutional Office
Building C1
53 Borcherd Street
Potchefstroom
2531

QUALIFICATIONS ON OFFER

The university offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Humanities
  • Health Sciences
  • Education
  • Theology
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Find a breakdown of the study options here.

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