Missed university deadlines? There is still time. Here is a list of universities that are still accepting applications for 2017!


  1. University of the Free State - Although most programme applications are closed, some spaces might still be available. The late application fee is R215. You can find the online application here.

  2. University of Kwa-Zulu Natal - The late application fee is R400 for SA applicants and R500 for international applicants. Late applications are considered depending on entry requirements and space; not all programmes will consider late applications. Click to here to apply.

  3. Rhodes University - Late applications will be considered at the discretion of the registrar. The application fee is R100. For undergraduate admission, there is a downloadable application form or you can complete the online application. Read more about the application procedure here.

  4. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) - Online applications are free. You can apply via the online application.

  5. University of South Africa (UNISA) - Online applications for second semester opens the 3rd to 28th of April. There is a non-refundable application fee of R100.

  6. University of Venda - Late applications may be accepted if it is approved by the University. There is an application fee of R100. Click for the undergraduate application form or postgraduate application form.

  7. Walter Sisulu University - The late application fee is R300. Find the application form here.

  8. University of Zululand - The application fee is R150 for SA applicants and R300 for international applicants. Find admission information and application forms here. Click on undergraduate admissions or postgraduate admissions for more information.

  9. Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)- Late applications will be considered if your programme of choice still has space available. Contact the university to find out. The late application fee is R150. Click on the undergraduate application form or postgraduate applications for admission documentation. Or find more information here.

  10. Durban University of Technology - Late applications are accepted depending on space available. The late application fee is R400. Click here for information on how to apply.

  11. Mangosuthu University of Technology - Late applications will be accepted with the late application fee of R400. You will need to apply through the Central Applications Office.

  12. Sol Plaatje University - Application intake is open if there are spaces available. The application fee is R100. Here you will find the application form.

  13. Tshwane University of Technology - Late applications are accepted depending on the space available, you will need to enquire between the 9th and 13th of January. The application fee is R240. Click on the enquiry system for more information. Or click on the online application form to apply or visit the website for more information on admissions.


We advise that you call the information desk or admissions office of the university to confirm if there is space available. Do not pay the application fee until you are sure there are spaces available in the programme and you have completed the application form.