Nelson Mandela University is one of the top universities in South Africa, find all the application procedures and guide below;
How do I apply to NMU?
First you have to make sure that you meet the admission requirements of the programme you wish to apply for (https://myfuture.mandela.ac.za/Applicant-Score).
Obtain a copy of the undergraduate programme guide or Z-Card to assist you in making an informed choice.
As soon as you know what you want to study and that you meet the admission requirements, you can apply online (https://applyonline.mandela.ac.za/).
You must submit your application form together with ALL the relevant supporting documentation before the initial closing date.
Your application cannot be considered if you do not include all your supporting documents with your application form.
All prospective applicants will be notified by sms and e-mail of the outcome of their application.
How do I check my application status for NMU?
To check Nelson Mandela University application status got to: https://www.mandela.ac.za/Apply/Admission/Check-your-admission-status.
How much is the application fee at Nmu?
Please note an application fee of R500. 00 needs to be submitted with all applications.
Closing date for NMU applications
In order to ensure adequate time for processing, assessment testing and planning by NMU and
yourself, applications for admission should be submitted before the August closing date. Late applications
will however be considered after this date, based on academic merit, until the October closing date.
In addition, places for some qualifications are limited; it is therefore in your best interest to submit
your application early.
NMU Residence accommodation
To apply for residence please complete the online form or click on Residence accommodation form
in point 12 under downloadable documents.
Please note that indicating that you require residence accommodation does not guarantee you a
place in the residences.
A selection process has to take place and priority will be given to applicants who have obtained good
No student will be admitted to residence until she/he has been academically admitted to a university
programme or before the appropriate fees have been paid.
Also note that residence accommodation is limited and preference will be given to applications
received before 30 October.
Please submit residence accommodation form together with proof of your current
residential/home or postal address via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (041 504 9765)
or post (Residence Accommodation, PO Box 77000, NMMU, Port Elizabeth, 6031).
How is NMU APS score calculated?
To calculate your APS, you will need to add your seven subject percentages. If you have eight or more subjects then you will need to use Life Orientation (LO) and your six best subjects. The points you get for each course will depend on the percentage you score in that particular subject.
NMU Application Status
Here are the step by step guide to check or track your NWU Application Status:
- To check North West University (NWU) application status got to: http://jbossprd.nwu.ac.za/aaa-webclient/StudentWebCommand.do?sf=143380&lng=3#/top
Enter Student Number and PIN then click Login button