Here Are The 2025 University Application Fees

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Universities are now preparing for the 2025 academic year with some having opened their 2025 applications already. One part of a university application is the application fee.

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South Africa has 26 public universities with thousands of hopefuls applying each and every year with the goal of becoming qualified and furthering their career. Some universities have already opened their 2025 university applications.

University applications can be stressful enough without hidden costs. This article unveils the truth about application fees: How much will they REALLY cost you for 2025?

2025 University Application Fees

When applying using the Central Application Office (CAO), which is used by universities in Kwazulu-Natal, one application fee of R250 is paid for all applications submitted.

2025 University Application Dates

If you’re planning to study at one of South Africa’s 26 public universities, it’s good to know the university application dates. This is important because you need to make sure that you apply on time and your application process goes smoothly.


Universities in South Africa will commence with opening applications in March, with majority opening in May. University applications will then start closing from as early as July.

Universities open already:

  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • Wits University

University applications will need to submitted on the university websites.

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Some universities in South Africa have already revealed when they'll be opening their 2025 applications for admission. If you want to get a head start on your application process, this is some great information you should take advantage of.

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