Rhodes University (RU)

About

The University, established in 1904, is located in Grahamstown. This town is nestled in Eastern Cape. Rhodes is a small university that enjoys the distinction of having one of the best graduation rates in South Africa, an outstanding postgraduate success rate, and the best research output per academic staff member.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES

  • Undergraduates: 30 September 2023
  • Postgraduates: 15 November 2023
  • Masters & Ph.D.’s: 15  November 2023

APPLICATION FEES

  • R100.00

Do I Need to Write the NBTs? →Yes

Remember to: Calculate your APS

Qualification Cost Range per Annum

Tuition costs at RU ranges anywhere from R29,500 to R50,700.

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HOW TO APPLY

Step 1: Apply online.

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.  You will need to register with a username and password

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

Step 3:  Upload all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.  This is part of your academic application.

Please note that once you are accepted to Rhodes, you will need to pay the R1000 residence deposit.

 

Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here.

CONTACT DETAILS

Have questions about your application?

Email: registrar@ru.ac.za
Tel:
(046) 603 8217

General queries:
Email: communication@ru.ac.za
Tel:
(046) 603 8111

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:

Rhodes University
Drosty Road
Makhanda
Grahamstown
6139



 

QUALIFICATIONS ON OFFER

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

  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Pharmacy
  • Science

Find out more information on these faculties.

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