The University of the Free State’s (UFS) School of Nursing remains at the forefront of nursing education with their innovative simulation, teaching, and learning facilities.

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Prospective students are encouraged to apply no later than 31 July of each year to be considered for selection . Selection will be based on academic performance. 
According to the SANC, only 75 first year students can be registered for the Bachelor of Nursing at the UFS State.

The minimum requirements to apply for a Bachelor of Nursing are:
1.           Admission Point (AP)        30
2.           Language of instruction   50%
3.           ** Mathematics 40% or Mathematical Literacy 70%
4.           ** Life Sciences 60% or Physical Sciences  50%
**       Either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy is required, as well as either Life Sciences or Physical Sciences.

•         Please ensure that your application (with all the supporting documents, including a medical certificate) is complete. 
•         Incomplete applications will not be considered for selection.
Any inquiries about the application process can be directed to

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T: +27 51 401 3739
F: +27 86 579 5154


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