By | September 12, 2022

Northwest University Application Form

Northwest University Application Form, Below is a breakdown of how to apply to NWU (North-West University). You will find instructions on the online application as well as the hardcopy application. 

North-West University application breakdown:

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle.
Before you begin applying online or in hardcopy, have a look at our infographic on Things to Remember Before Applying.
Have you calculated your APS? You’ll need to do this before applying. Find out how here.

Apply to NWU using the online application

Things to note before using the online application for North-West University:

  1. You’ll need an email address to complete the application. Don’t have one? Get an email address first.
  2. Once you complete an online application you may not send a hardcopy application.
  3. Make sure you complete the application in full (so that there’s no delay from NWU).
  4. Getting an NWU student number does not mean you have been accepted. You will also receive a pin number which you’ll need to use with your student number.
  5. If you have any queries during the online application process, you can email or contact 018 285 4320.

How to complete the online application:

NWU has one online application form. Once you have decided you want to apply you can follow the link below to start your online application. Hooray, you’re one step closer.

Apply to NWU using the hardcopy application

You can apply by filling in the hardcopy application form and posting your completed application to the desired campus you would like to study. 
Things to note when applying via hardcopy:

  • The “old-fashioned” way usually takes longer, so you’ll have to be patient.
  • Make sure you have attached all relevant supporting documentation.
  • Download Hardcopy Application Form.

How do I register for NWU 2023?

Commencement of online registration for first-year students: 23 January 2023. Commencement of online registration for senior students:

30 January 2023. The first semester amendment period for module and qualification changes will be available from 13 February 2023 to 3 March 2023.

How much is the NWU application fee?

The application is free for South African students and R550 for international students.

How long does it take to be approved at NWU?

Your application to the NWU has been received and is currently being considered. If you did not receive feedback within 3 weeks of submitting your application, you may contact one of the departments indicated above.