Rhodes University Late Application 2025-2026

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Rhodes University Late Application 2025-2026

Rhodes University Late Application 2025-2026

Do you still have interest in applying to Rhodes University? Below, you can see the qualifications, how to get the Rhodes University Late Online Application Form, and available programs. For admission to Rhodes University’s Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Diploma, and Certificate programs for the upcoming academic year, late applications are being accepted from candidates who meet the necessary qualifications.

Rhodes University offers a comprehensive tertiary education. Via career-oriented programs, it offers certified Postgraduate, Undergraduate, certificate, and diploma studies.

Rhodes late application closing date

READ: Rhodes University Online Application (RU)

Rhodes University Online Application Fees 2025-2026

The closing date for applications from all new students for admission to the University is 30 September. This is also the official deadline for foreign applicants.

Initial applications for admission must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of R100 for all applicants. Late applications will be considered.

No applications from foreign students can be considered after 30 September.

READ: Online Application For Rhodes University

Rhodes University Academic Fees 2025-2026

Tuition Fees:

  • R34 953 to R62 241 (this varies from degree to degree)
  • Allow approximately R5 500 for books and stationery.

Note: that these fees shown do NOT include travel expenses or pocket money.

Residence Fees:

R64 655 to R67 880 for undergraduate degrees and R76 617 for postgraduate residence (Undergraduate residences include all meals but exclude vacations)
The residence fees also depend on the grade of accommodation chosen.

Acceptance Fees

Tuition Acceptance Fee

This deposit is payable on acceptance of an academic place at the University.
The fee payable for 2021 is R800. This deposit must be paid by a date specified in the letter of acceptance.

The deposit is non-refundable and will be forfeited should the student choose
not to register
 at the University.

READ: Rhodes University Application Form

Residence Acceptance Fee

Upon acceptance of a place at the University, an R1 000.00 residence deposit must be paid
before a student is allocated to a residence
This deposit is non-refundable and will be forfeited to the University should the student
fail to register and into a residence for at least one term

Notice of Withdrawal – deregistration from Rhodes as well as withdrawing from residence

All students, both postgraduate and undergraduate, or their parents or guardians must give notice of intention to discontinue attendance, in writing, to the Registrar. A separate letter requesting a refund of any monies due must be sent to the Director of Finance.

  • Any student who has registered for a course of study and who, for any reason leaves during the year is liable for a pro-rata fee up to the date of cancellation for tuition and or residence fees, the basis of calculation will be on 248 days for the year.
  • Any student who withdraws their application for tuition or residence, before registration will be liable for a cancellation fee of 10% if less than one month’s notice is given or 2.5% if longer.

In the case of an early withdrawal from Residence, for any reason, other than immediate family bereavement, medical illness, or academic exclusion, a cancellation fee of two months Residence Fee will be levied over and above the fee calculation for the period of residence accommodation. A penalty will not be charged if a provisional residence booking is cancelled before the Initial Fee (IF) deadline.

Rhodes University Application Requirements 2025-2026

Things to note before applying online to RU:

  1. You’ll need an email address to complete the application. Don’t have one? Get an email address first.
  2. South African applicants will need an ID number.  Foreign applicants will need their passport numbers.
  3. You will need to have registered for the NBTs before applying online.
  4. You will need to pay an application fee.
  5. Need accommodation?  Make sure you mark this on your application form.
  6. Remember to check faculty-specific requirements before applying.
  7. Please note: Postgraduate applicants can only apply online.

READ: Prospectus Of Rhodes University

READ: Online Application For Rhodes University


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Makhanda 6140
Eastern Cape, South Africa
+27 46 603 8111.

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