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Apply - Applications for 2016

How do I apply to study?

As only a limited number of places are available in certain programmes, prospective students are advised to apply as soon as possible.

Applications already open in March of the preceding year of study. Applications for selection courses and residence admission close on 30 June.


Info Pack - Applications for 2016

  1. Undergraduate
  2. Checklist for application
  3. Application form
  4. Online application
  5. Admission Requirements (2016)
  6. Undertaking by student
  7. Access to Information



Applications forms are available at the Department of Marketing and Communications at 018 299 2772, online (application form), or e-mail or check out our Info Packet. You can also do online application at /af/content/hoe-doen-ek-aanlyn-aansoek. For online application enquiries contact 018 299 4047 or email


Complete the application form in full.

Get all the documentation ready that must accompany the application form.


Post the application to:

The Registrar, Admission Section North-West University, Private Bag X6001, POTCHEFSTROOM, 2520


The application form for preliminary admission to the University will not be accepted for evaluation by the University without the necessary proof of payment of the prescribed R150 application fee and R500 boarding deposit. Cheques or postal orders made out to the NWU may be posted with the application form to the postal address on the application form. Direct bank deposits or electronic transfers may be made into the North-West University’s bank account at ABSA. The account number is ABSA 670-642-313. The account is listed as a beneficiary under the name “NWU DIVERSE” and the reference to be used is the letter A along with the prospective student’s 13-digit identity number such as e.g. A9505155035082.


If you want to track the progress of your application, phone 018 299 2636.


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