Stellenbosch University Online Application For Admission 2022

By | October 14, 2021

Stellenbosch University is one of the top universities in South Africa, find all the application procedures and guide below;

How do I apply online at Stellenbosch University?


1. To apply online, you will need a valid email address and cell phone number. Correspondence will be sent to the email address and sms’s to the cell phone.
2. As soon as you’ve registered for your online application, you will receive a user name and password to continue your application.
3. To complete your online application, all compulsory screens, with red ‘Outstanding’ buttons, must be completed.

4. To finalise the application, click on the ‘Finalise’ button. Please note: the ‘finalise’ button is only available once ALL the compulsory screens are completed (a green ‘Completed’ button will then be displayed).
5. Your application will only be processed AFTER the application has been finalised AND all the supporting documents were uploaded at Your Admission Status link on before the closing date.
6. You will receive a username (your student number) and password to access Your Admission Status.
7. The application could be completed over a period of time. Should there for example be an electricity outage, data will not be lost and the application can be completed at a later stage.
8. Please note that, if we also receive a hard copy application from you, we will only accept the online application as the intended one.


1. You can get a paper application form at 021 808 9111 or at
2. Complete all the required fields and send the form with the required application documents to reach the University before the closing date.


  • Read more on the requirements regarding compulsory application documents, your contract as well as the application fee payment options in the relevant sections of the online application or the hard copy application.
  • Certified copies of the original documents, as specified below, must be provided.
  • Electronic copies you provide should be clear and legible (not blurred, cropped or obscured). The preferred format is pdf, jpeg and tiff for uploading your documents.
  • Stellenbosch University reserves the right to request original and additional supporting documentation should this be deemed necessary​ at any point.
  • Your signed contract, your application documents as well as proof of payment should be uploaded online at Your Admission Status link on before the closing date. If you apply with a hard copy application, you should include all the required documents with you application.
  • If we do not receive all your documents by the closing date, your application will unfortunately not be considered.
  • It remains your responsibility to make sure that the University receives these documents in time. You can monitor your application on to ensure that your application is complete.

How do I get into Stellenbosch University?

To study at Stellenbosch University you are required to: South African school system: Have obtained a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with admission to Bachelor’s degree studies, which means that you must obtain a mark of at least 50% in each of four school subjects.

How much is the application fee at Stellenbosch?

Application fees. An amount of R100 is payable when applying for admission as a student.

Does Stellenbosch University accept late applications?

No late applications will be accepted. Kindly note: Due to limited funding, we can only accommodate a limited number of students.

How do I check my application status for Stellenbosch University?

Stellenbosch University application status: How to check on your Stellenbosch University application

  2. Enter you username, password and click Sign in button. If you have forgotten your password and username, please send an e-mail to