Welcome, future students! Select between undergraduate, postgraduate or short learning programmes to continue.

To become a student at the University of the Free State in 2020, you need to:
  • Apply for two study options. If one option is a selection programme, we advise you to choose a non-selection programme as the second option, because space is limited;
  • Be finally admitted with your Grade 12 NSC results;
  • Register in time in the year of your studies.

In just seven steps you can fulfil your dream of studying at an institution where we transform lives and inspire excellence:

Seven steps
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Why choose us?

Our 3 campuses each has a unique character and beautiful setting.

We boast outstanding alumni, including Mme Justice Mahube Molemela, Crystal-Donna Roberts, and Heinrich Brüssow.

We are proud of our international stars, Wayde van Niekerk, Rolene Strauss, Louzanne Coetzee, and Rynhardt van Rensburg.

You can participate in more than 22 different sport disciplines.

Study from almost 700 000 library books, including our ever growing ebooks collection.

Join thousands of other students enrolled in 7 faculties.

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