How to apply to the University of Pretoria for 2023

University of Pretoria


How to apply to the University of Pretoria for 2023 

The University of Pretoria has opened its 2023 intake of undergraduate and postgraduate applications. For the 2023 academic year, all applications are strictly online; you can visit the website to apply. The university is one of the top-rated universities in the African continent. The university has nine faculties, 120 academic departments and over 1200 programmes. The university is inviting applications from local and international students.

University of Pretoria’s Faculties

  1. Humanities;
  2. Education;
  3. Economic and Management Sciences;
  4. Natural and Agricultural Sciences;
  5. Health Sciences;
  6. Veterinary Science;
  7. Theology and Religion;
  8. Law;
  9. Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology.

Opening and closing dates for applications for the University of Pretoria

What are the University of Pretoria’s opening and closing dates for undergraduates’ programmes for 2023 intakes?

Please apply as soon as possible. Applications will be closed when all the places available are full. Click here to see programmes still open for the 2023 applications.

What are the deadlines for postgraduate programmes for 2023 intakes for the University of Pretoria?

Closing dates for applications differ with programmes.

What is the University of Pretoria’s application fee for 2023?

  • Applicants with a household income of R 150000 per annum and below do not pay the application fee.
  • Other applicants will pay R300 or 30 USD
  • Please be advised that the application fee is non-refundable

How to pay the application fee to the University of Pretoria

  • You can use Master, Visa, American Express or Diners Club credit cards or;
  • Transfer your fees electronically or;
  • deposit it to:

Standard Bank: Hatfield Branch (011545)

Swift code for internationals: SBZAZAJJ

Account number: 012602604

University of Pretoria study fees for 2023?

Study Fees

Study fees differ according to faculties and programmes. The university will advise on the 2023 fees in December this year.


There are available forms of funding for students who need financial assistance. You can get financial aid by registering for UP merit awards, UP bursaries and loans starting on 1 August 2022 or by applying for the NSFAS bursary on These awards are awarded to students mainly on academic merit.


Student accommodation is available at UP; you can contact the university’s Department of Residence Affairs and Accommodation for more information.

For other administration-related enquiries, visit or write to:

Central Administration

University of Pretoria

Cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street

Private bag X20, Hatfield 0028, South Africa

You can also contact the university on the following contact details

General Enquiries: or 012 420 3111

Academic Advising:

NSFAS and UP funding-related queries:

Student accounts-related queries: or 012 420 3111

Payment-related queries:

Operational Hours: Monday – Friday 08:00 – 16:00


















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