University of the Free State (UFS)

University of the Free State is a multi-campus and a public research university in Bloemfontein, the capital of the Free State. The university contributes to the development and social justice through the production of globally competitive graduates.


University of the Free State (UFS)

Courses Offered In UFS

UFS offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Economics and Management Sciences
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Open Distance Learning
  • Theology and Learning
  • Business School

Read the Full List of the Courses Offered at the University of the Free State here.



Admission Requirements

The minimum admission requirements are what the University expects an applicant to have before applying for admission. For Degree Programs the Admission requirements At the University of Free State Are:

  • You have an NSC or NCV with an endorsement that allows entrance to degree studies (Bachelor’s degree) or an equivalent qualification.
  • You meet all the minimum admission requirements for the program you intend to study.
  • You have a minimum level of 4 (50%) in the chosen UFS language of instruction: English or Afrikaans (only applicable to certain programs).

Read more About the Admission requirements Here.


How To Apply

Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.

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.  Find residence application forms here.

Read the Detailed breakdown on how to apply to UFS here.

Application Fees

No application fee is payable. You will be prompted by the UFS throughout the application process. In the event that you do not receive any communication from the UFS within 10 days of submitting your documentation, please contact us immediately.

Remember to: Calculate your APS.

Application Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2023.

You can Contact UFS for further application closing dates.

Contact Info And Website

For admission Related contact:
051 401 9111

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
University of the Free State
205 Nelson Mandela Drive
Park West


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