How to Apply Online at NMU 2025/2026

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How to Apply Online at NMU 2025/2026

How to Apply Online at NMU 2025/2026

Applying to Nelson Mandela University can feel daunting, especially for first-timers. Unfortunately, many applications are rejected due to incomplete or incorrect information submitted online. This is where comes in as your guiding hand.

Think of it as your one-stop shop for navigating the admissions process. We’ll equip you with the knowledge you need to:

  • Time your application right: No more missing deadlines!
  • Gather the necessary documents: No scrambling at the last minute.
  • Submit your application with confidence: Feeling assured and ready.

Don’t let the application process be a hurdle. With by your side, you can approach Nelson Mandela University admissions with clarity and confidence, increasing your chances of success.

Apply Now for Nelson Mandela University (NMU) 2025/2026 Admissions!

The application period for Nelson Mandela University (NMU) for the 2025/2026 academic year is now open! Domestic applicants must submit their applications by August 31, 2024, while international applicants have until September 30, 2024, to apply. Don’t miss out on your chance to study at one of South Africa’s leading universities!

Check the Nelson Mandela University application deadline for the 2025-2026 academic year

Available Programmes Application Deadlines in 2025
Bachelor of Radiography (Diagnostic) 30 June 2024

Early applications (excluding MBChB & BRad)

4 August 2024

Late applications (excluding MBChB & BRad)

30 September 2024
International student applications (excluding MBChB) 30 September 2024
MBChB 31 May 2024
NBT (if applicable) to be written 31 July 2024

See Also: online application 2025/2026

Nelson Mandela University Application Required Documents

Your online application must be accompanied by the following documents for the academic year 2025-2026:

  • A verified copy of your Grade 11 final test results or
  • A certified copy of your most recent Grade 12 exam results (June/September) (no March results), or
  • A certified copy of your matriculation certificate/statement of results if you have already passed Grade 12/completed schooling,
  • certified copies of your diploma/degree certificates plus academic record(s) and certificate(s) of conduct if you have studied elsewhere,
  • A certified copy of your ID (birth certificate if still waiting for ID),
  • A certified copy of the identity document of your parent/legal guardian/surety,
  • If you are a dependent, if you are presently in school, or studying at a tertiary institution, or if you have recently left school and do/will not have permanent work when applying or studying at the university, you must provide a declaration by your parent / legal guardian/surety.

International Student’s Requirements for NMU Applicants

  • Your home country’s passport number
  • Copy of your school’s qualification
  • A valid study Visa
  • South African medical aid cover
  • English proficiency
  • Proof of payment

NMU Application Fees for 2025/2026

Prospective applicants who are South African citizens will not pay an application fee when applying for admission to study at Nelson Mandela University. Only international applicants pay R500 for an application.

Read Also: NMU Prospectus 2025/2026 Pdf

Applying to Nelson Mandela University for 2025/2026: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Apply Online at NMU 2025/2026: This guide breaks down the Nelson Mandela University online application process for local applicants seeking admission in the 2025/2026 academic year. Follow these steps for a smooth and efficient application experience:

1. Access the Portal:

  • Visit the official NMU website ( and locate the application portal.
  • Tip: Use a laptop or tablet for optimal navigation. Avoid applying on a mobile phone.

2. Enter Your Details:

  • Complete all required fields in the “Personal Information Details” section.
  • Clicking “Apply” doesn’t guarantee admission; it simply initiates the process.

3. Verify and Proceed:

  • Check your email (including spam) for a verification link. This confirms your email address.
  • Upon verification, receive another email with a link to Stage 2, your student number, and PIN.
  • Use the link and credentials to access Stage 2.
  • Complete all red fields (mandatory), while yellow fields are optional and green require no action.

4. Upload Documents:

  • Attach all supporting documents in PDF or JPEG format.
  • Alternatively, upload documents later through the admissions dashboard after submitting your application.

5. Submit and Relax:

  • Click “Final Submission” to officially submit your application. Note: No changes are possible after submission.

International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Applicants: This category should visit the Office for International Education website.

Nelson Mandela University Admission Criteria for 2024/2025

National Senior Certificate (NSC): Pass the NSC, with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and the teaching of the higher education institution, together with any other university requirements

Higher Certificate: Pass the NSC with a minimum of 30% in the higher education institution’s language of learning and teaching, as well as any additional university requirements.

Diploma: Pass the NSC with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching of the higher education institution, coupled with an achievement rating of 3 (40–49%) or better in four recognized NSC 20-credit subjects, together with any other university requirements.

Bachelor’s Degree: Pass the NSC with a minimum of 30 percent in the higher education institution’s language of learning and teaching, plus an achievement rating of 4 (50–59 percent) or above in four NSC 20-credit topics, plus any extra university requirements.

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