University of Stellenbosch Online Application 2020

Welcome to Stellenbosch University’s (Universiteit Stellenbosch) institution Application page. Stellies is one of the leading public research universities in South Africa. It was established in 1866 and is located some 50km’s from Cape Town, in the town of (yes, you guessed it) Stellenbosch.

When is University of Stellenbosch Online Application Closing Date?

A: Undergraduate applications open on 1 March and close on 30 June. Please consult for a complete list of programmes – specific closing dates, some of which are earlier. The closing date for most postgraduate programmes is 30 September. Please note that some programmes have different closing dates.

1 March: Applications open for all programmes
1 AprilApplications open for financial assistance at Stellenbosch University
1 August: Applications open for NSFAS bursaries

30 June:  Applications close for all undergraduate programmes.
30 June:  Residence applications close.
31 August: Applications close for Stellenbosch University financial assistance.
30 November: Applications close for NSFAS bursaries.
15 December: Applications close for Diploma in Public Accountability (Telematic Education).

University of Stellenbosch online Application form

Please ensure that you familiarise yourself with the closing date of the programme you wish to apply for and note that new applicants are only permitted one choice of programme upon application.

International applicants (applicants with citizenship other than from South Africa) need not pay the R100.00 application fee.

All new applicants are advised to review the guidelines on how  to apply here.

Should you require assistance with finalizing and completing your online application, feel free to contact our Client Service Centre on 021 808 9111 for assistance.

What is University of Stellenbosch Online Application Fees?

Application fees. An amount of R100 is payable when applying for admission as a student.

This amount is not applicable to the following groups of students:

– International students – click here to be redirected to the Stellenbosch University International (SUI) website.

– Students applying to the Stellenbosch University Business School (USB). Send inquiry to

Application fees are not refundable under any circumstances.


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Students With Disabilities Applying To Stellenbosch

The University is committed to assist students with disabilities who comply with the relevant academic requirements, to become fully fledged integrated members of the student community. Please remember to complete the Student Support Formwith regards to your specific needs and send it along with your application to the University.

​Where feasible and financially possible, the needs of students are catered for in order to make the campus accessible and student friendly. The University co-ordinates the interests of students with disabilities from the Disability Unit. For full particulars regarding the University’s policy on students with disabilities, and general information regarding accommodation, physical facilities, and support services which are available for students with disabilities, please contact:

Contact person: Dr. Marcia Lyner-Cleophas, Disability Unit, Centre for Student Counselling and Development, Student Affairs 
Email: | Tel: 021 808 4707

Admission requirements for undergraduate international curricula

*As of January 2019, GED is no longer an accepted curriculum.

Click here to download the Minimum Admission Requirements for 2020-intake​