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University of the Free State Online Application 2023

The University of the Free State (UFS) online application for 2023 has commenced. So we’ll bring you the breakdown of the University of the Free State (UFS) admission application process.


The management of the University of the Free State (UFS) is inviting applications for interested and suitably qualified students (Local and International) for admission into undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the 2023 academic year.

Before applying, see the University of the Free State courses available for 2023 admission.

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How to Apply to the University of the Free State

The University of the Free State 2023 application can be done in either of two ways: hardcopy or online.

NOTE: Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle. Application opens on 1st March and closes at the end of May for medical programmes (exception of nursing).

Applications for programmes such as quantity surveying, architecture, construction management, and nursing close by the end of July.

Applications for all other programs close at the end of September with the exception of Fine Arts programmes which close at the beginning of November.

SEE ALSO: University of the Free State (UFS) Fees Structure 

University of the Free State Online Application

You may apply online. In order to apply online you will need a working email address and a functional cell phone number, or, if you are an international applicant, your passport number.

You also need scanned copies (not photographs) of your identity documents/passport and grade 11 final results. Also, provide the latest academic transcript and certificate of conduct if you are transferring from another tertiary institution.

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Once you’ve completed the online application, you don’t need to send a hardcopy application. Hardcopy application is available on campus for those who don’t have access to an internet connection.

How to Apply Online to the University of the Free State

UFS has an only online application form for undergraduate and postgraduate applicants. You can follow the “APPLY NOW” link below to access the online application portal. Your online application process can be completed over a period of time. However, it must be completed before the application closing date.


The University of the Free State Hardcopy Application

The University of Free State paper application forms are available on campus. However, there are two different application forms; one for undergraduate applicants and the other for postgraduates.

Ensure all relevant supporting documents are attached before sending off your application form. There is no application fee for the University of the Free State admissions.


Where to Submit the UFS Application Form?

You can post your application form to the following address:

University of the Free State
Admin Building
Kestell Road
Private Bag X13