University of the Free State (UFS)

About

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

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES


30 September 2020 (all non-selection programmes)

Contact UFS for further application closing dates

APPLICATION FEES

There are no application fees for applicants.

Do I Need to Write the NBTs? Yes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

Qualification 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.

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.

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

QUALIFICATIONS ON OFFER

UFS 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.