UFS online application dates 2023-2024

By | February 24, 2022

UFS online application dates 2023-2024

UFS online application dates 2023-2024

UFS online application dates 2023-2024

The University of the Free State (UFS) has a proud history as one of the oldest, most respected institutions of higher education in South Africa. It opened its doors in Bloemfontein in<span “=”” 16px;”=””> 1904 as the Grey University College, with six students in the Humanities. Today it is a multi-campus institution, with two diverse campuses in Bloemfontein and one in Qwaqwa in the scenic Eastern Free State, accommodating more than 40 000 students in its seven faculties, with an increasing number of international students and associates, and an ever-widening scope of active involvement in and contribution to its surrounding communities.

For the past 117 years, the UFS has been delivering quality graduates who have made their mark in various sectors. What sets the institution apart is its holistic student support initiatives, enabling it to achieve some of the highest success rates in the country. Delivering students who are in high demand in the global job market, remains a top priority. An established network of industry partners and close collaboration with the public and private sectors, as well as a continuous process of transformation and curriculum renewal, dovetail to produce highly employable graduates.


Applicants are required to take note of the application deadline below:

  • UFS application is open and admission registration is still ongoing.
  • UFS Applications to study non-selection programmes in 2023/2024, close on 30 September 2023.
  • The University of the Free State Application Portal is expected to shut down on the same date at 11:59 PM.
  • To start your registration, see the UFS Admission Forms 2023/2024– Instructions & Guidelines
Date Selection and non-selection programme/s for which applications close
31 May 2023
  • MBChB
  • Radiation Sciences
  • Optometry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dietetics
  • Biokinetics
31 July 2023
  • Architecture
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Nursing
31 August 2023
  • International undergraduate applications
30 September 2023
  • Geology
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Music
  • Social Work
  • Community Development (QQ only)
  • All non-selection programmes
  • Applications from students transferring from other tertiary institutions
1 November 2023
  • Fine Arts
30 November 2023
  • All University Access Programmes on the South Campus and the sub-regions

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If your application is received after the following closing dates, it will not be considered.



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