University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)

The University of KwaZulu-Natal abbreviated as UKZN is a multi-campus and a public research University located in the picturesque province of KwaZulu-Natal. The university was formed by the merger of the University of Natal and the University of Durban(Westville), in 2004. The University ranks among the Top 400 in universities in the World according to World University Ranking.

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

  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Law and Management Studies

Read the full list of UKZN Courses Here.

University of KwaZulu-Natal, UKZN

How To Apply

Step 1:  Get your application form.

First-time applicants will need to apply through the Central Applications Office (CAO). You’ll be able to apply through UKZN’s online application portal.

If you’re applying via hard copy, you can post your application to:

University of KwaZulu-Natal
Applications and Information Office

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full.

*Remember you’ll need to calculate your APS. Find out here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.  This is part of the application process.

Read the step by step guide on how to apply to UKZN here.

Application Fees

Below are the application fees for different type of applicant:

  • R240 (SA citizen)
  • R300 (International student)
  • R465 (Late application fee for SA citizens)
  • R575 (Late application fee for international students)

Remember to: Calculate your APS.

Application Closing Dates

31 July 2020 (medical programmes)
30 September 2020 (all other programmes)
Alternatively, you can view this PDF for more information – Click here.

Contact Info And Website 

For Admission Related contact:

Email:[email protected]
(031) 260 2212

General queries:

Email:[email protected]
(031) 260 8596

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
Mazisi Kunene Road,


UKZN On Social Media

You can follow UKZN on social media platforms like Twitter or Facebook and get updates about the activities in the Institution, below are their social media Handles:

Facebook – UKZN On Facebook

Twitter – UKZN On Twitter

Instagram – UKZN On Instagram

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