North-West University Online Application (2023) – Apply Now

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The North-West University Online Application for the 2023 academic year is published. Prospective applicants seeking study admission at NWU can begin the application process.

In this article, we’re discussing NWU Online Application 2023, North-West University online application 2023 opening date, North-West University online application 2023 closing date, etc.

We’ll also look into NWU online application fees, NWU online application requirements and supporting documents, NWU application process, etc.

Again, we’ll also look at the NWU application portal at

So, let’s get into discussing the subject of this article right away.

North-West University Online Application 2023

The Admission Board of the North-West University has officially opened the 2023 applications for study admission into the institution.

Prospective applicants seeking admission at NWU can begin to process their applications for enrollment.

How To Apply At North-West University, NWU

Follow the step-by-step guide to apply at NWU successfully online.

  1. Go to
  2. Click Apply Online
  3. Download The Undertaking Documents (Mandatory)
  4. Click on New Application
  5. Create New Student Number, (Complete the fields to get your student number)
  6. You’ll Receive Your Student Number On Your Cell Phone SMS
  7. Use Your Student Number With The Pin to Log In
  8. Go To The Application Admission Page
  9. Select The Qualification Of Your Application (i.e undergraduate student)
  10. Complete the fields
  11. Upload All supporting Documents Required
  12. Submit Your Application (Press The Submit Button)
How To Apply Online At NWU 2023

NWU Online Application Supporting Documents

Below are all the required supporting documents that prospective applicants must be able to provide when applying for study admission at the North West University.

The supporting documents are grouped into South African Citizens and International Student Applicants.

Requirement for each type of applicants is diffrent.

NWU Application Supporting Documents For South African Citizens

  1. Copy of your Identification Document (ID)
  2. Copy of Grade 12 results, or
  3. Copy of Grade 11 results (Final Results Only) or
  4. Copy of Matric Certificate (if you have already passed matric)
  5. Applicants who are currently upgrading their Grade 12 results will only be considered after they present their improved results to North-West University
  6. Applicants who follow Cambridge, GED or any other non-NSC curriculum, or who may qualify for exemption based on advanced age or post-school qualifications, must provide an exemption certificate as issued by USAF
  7. Completed Undertaking (the mandatory download forms) 
  8. Email Address
  9. Cell Phone Number

NWU Application Supporting documents For International Students

  1. Copy of relevant results
  2. Copy of home country passport
  3. English Proficiency
  4. South Africa Student Medical Test

NWU Online Application 2023 Opening Date

Applications for study admission at North-West University for the 2023 academic year open on 15 April 2022.

Prospective applicants cannot apply earlier than the application opening date.

NWU Online Application 2023 Closing Date

Applications for study admission at North-West Univesity will close on 30 September 2022.

NWU 2023 Application Opening DateNWU 2023 Application Closing Date
1 April 202230 September 2022
NWU Online Application Dates

Prospective applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible before the North-West University application deadline.

There is no late application for the 2023 North-West University applications for study admission.

NWU Online Application Fee 2023

South African Student Citizens will pay a non-refundable application fee of R100 whiles International Student Applicants will pay a non-refundable application fee of R300.

Prospective applicants will have to pay the fee before they submit their application forms for admission.

NWU Contact Details

For personal inquiries, applicants should use the below NWU contact details for help or information.

Undergraduates students:


Tel: 018 299 4383/4130/2445

018 285 2227/2332

Postgraduate students:


Tel: 018 389 2400

Now, let’s look at some of the frequently asked questions about North-West University Online Application 2023.

Is NWU Open For 2023 Applications?

Yes, Applications at NWU for the 2023 admissions open from 1 April 2022 and close on 30 September 2022.

Prospective applicants seeking admission at the university must apply within the application opening and closing dates.

Are NWU Applications Closed?

Applications for all programmes for the 2023 admission will close on 30 September 2022. Prospective applicants must apply before the application deadline.

Is NWU Online Application Free For 2023?

No, applicants applying online for study admission at North-West University will pay a non-refundable fee of R100 (South African Citizens) and R300 (International Students Applicants).

Applicants will have to pay and provide proof of payment during the application process.

How Do I Pay NWU Application Fee?

Applicants will have to pay the application fee to NWU ABSA bank account. The payment can be done with an electronic payment method or direct bank deposit

The account details provided by NWU is “NWU Online Registrations” with the account number 409-169-1369, and branch code 632-005

You must crosscheck from the NWU webpage to verify the payment details at all times. They can change it at anytime.

Does NSFAS Pay Students Fee At NWU?

Yes, NSFAS pay all the fees and allowances of students at the North-West University. However, students must apply and get approved by NSFAS before they can benefit from the NSFAS funding.

Go here NSFAS Online Application (2023) | to apply for NSFAS funding.

Applicants whose earlier applications were rejected can also reapply for the funding.

We recommend that you read How Do I Reapply For NSFAS? (2022) – Easy Guide for the detailed step-by-step process to reapply successfully to get funding.

Is NWU A Good University?

The North-West University is one of the South African public universities. It is highly recognized among the top 20 of all higher institutions in South Africa.

They offer all the university’s qualifications from Certificate to Masters Degree in all the top courses from teaching to law to business, etc.

So, yes, the North-West University is a good school to go to for your academic future career.

How Do I Create NWU Student Number?

Before you can complete your North-West University application, you’ll need to create your NWU student number.

We do recommend that you read How To Create NWU Student Number for the easy step-by-step process to create your North-West University student number successfully.

How Do I Check My NWU Application Status?

You’ll have to log into your North-West University (NWU) student account in order to check your application status.

You should read How To Check NWU Application Status for the process guide to successfully check your application.


1 NWU Online Application Form 2023 – Easy Download

2 NWU Prospectus PDF 2023 – Easy Download

3 NWU Courses 2023 Full List – North-West University

4 How To Apply To NWU Online (2023) – Easy Guide

We do hope this article on the North-West University Online Application was helpful

You can ask your questions in the comment section below.


Micaela September 20, 2022 - 9:20 am

Good day. I tried applying but it kept on saying the application period for the qualification applied for has expired. But applications are still open.Please help

Universityonlineapplication September 20, 2022 - 7:56 pm

Probably, applications for the qualification you want to apply to a is closed. Currently, undergraduate applications are still open.

uyathandwa September 19, 2022 - 9:12 am

Hi is it possible to re apply for other courses of all that you applied for were unsuccessful?

Universityonlineapplication September 19, 2022 - 4:08 pm

Yes, but you still have to meet the admission requirements in order to get admission at NWU.

Kendi September 13, 2022 - 7:56 pm

I applied a week after th deadline for the humanities faculty, will I be allowed a late application in the case of a vacant space next year

Universityonlineapplication September 13, 2022 - 9:20 pm

Hopefully so.

Glenda Beukes September 13, 2022 - 2:24 pm

Good day

I would like to re apply to complete my BTH degree, student numbrer: 26632616 I am left with 3 modules more or (less 40 credits)
Due to the covid pandemic i was unable to complete due to funding and ill health.
How should I go about?

Universityonlineapplication September 13, 2022 - 9:14 pm

First, try to log into your NWU student account and make sure your records are accurate. The online application link is broken and it seems NWU is not fixing it sooner. So, you should contact NWU for the next step on what to d0.

Nthabeleng September 6, 2022 - 4:18 pm

Can i apply with academic history while i am waiting for my ncv certificate?

Universityonlineapplication September 7, 2022 - 7:55 am

You can try to do that if the system will pick up your information.

Nokuthula August 25, 2022 - 10:32 am

Hi i would like to study teaching

Universityonlineapplication August 25, 2022 - 11:13 am

Applications are still open. You should apply if you want to start school at NWU next year 2023.

Keabetswe mifokeng August 17, 2022 - 1:45 pm

I am trying to apply and struggling to create student number..I am currently doing Grade 12

Universityonlineapplication August 18, 2022 - 8:59 pm

Your student number is automatically created during your application. We suggest you try to use another browser for the application. Google Chrome is better.

Lerato August 2, 2022 - 9:52 pm

I want to apply for Advanced Diploma in Education, with NWU (potch). I’m struggling to apply online

Universityonlineapplication August 3, 2022 - 12:00 am

We could help to give you an application guide if you could tell us the actual issue you encounter when applying.

loveness July 21, 2022 - 11:56 pm

do l need saqa verification of my certificates as a foreign student before l start applying for my doctorate degree

Universityonlineapplication July 22, 2022 - 7:15 am

For further details, we do recommend that you read for admission requirements for international students at NWU.

Sinethemba Mkhungo June 30, 2022 - 7:39 am


Mpho Bankies June 20, 2022 - 6:00 pm

How can I apply as the first time student

And by the way I finished my matric in 2021

Universityonlineapplication June 20, 2022 - 7:17 pm

First you, on the NWU website,
1. Click on Study at NWU
2. Click on Apply Here
3. Choose the Undergraduate Students
4. Clik Apply Online
5. Proceed to complete your application.

Note, it’s better to use Mozilla Firefox browser to make your application easy.

Oratile Makiti June 21, 2022 - 11:54 am

I would like to apply for a university

Lebohang May 5, 2022 - 5:10 pm

I’m struggling to create a university number because the website is giving me a problem

Universityonlineapplication May 5, 2022 - 6:15 pm

You should read How To Create NWU Student Number for the easy guide to do so successfully.

Cindy April 28, 2022 - 7:24 pm

How do I amend my application submiited already

Universityonlineapplication April 29, 2022 - 10:44 am

You’ll have to send a request to the Admission Office on 018 285 4320 or, log into your student account and make the necessary changes you want to in your application and resubmit it.

Tiisetso Kgagodi April 11, 2022 - 3:53 pm

Closing date

Universityonlineapplication April 12, 2022 - 5:38 am

30 September, 2022

Mandisa Bandom April 5, 2022 - 7:58 pm

I would love to study Teaching in 2023

Universityonlineapplication April 6, 2022 - 12:13 am

Then you should apply for an admission space before applications are closed.

Seipati April 5, 2022 - 4:39 pm

I need to apply

Universityonlineapplication April 5, 2022 - 6:39 pm

Applications for 2023 are open. Apply before the deadline.

Otshepeng April 3, 2022 - 12:02 pm

When are applications for human sciences going to be closed?

Universityonlineapplication April 3, 2022 - 3:51 pm

Applications for 2023 will close on 30 November 2022.

Maphoto Mosupologo Dorah April 1, 2022 - 12:01 pm

Good day, can i apply using my grade 12 or grade 11 report? I have passed grade 12 by diploma, i am currently writing supplementary to improve my marks so that i can obtain Bachelor.

Universityonlineapplication April 1, 2022 - 8:48 pm

Unfortunately, you need your final grade 12 results only to apply. This is what NWU says about that “Grade 12 results, Grade 11 results (final results only) or a copy of your matric certificate – if you have already passed matric. Applicants who are currently upgrading their grade 12 results, will only be considered after the improved results are presented to the NWU”

Zandile April 1, 2022 - 5:45 am

I like to study bachelor of education in 2023

Universityonlineapplication April 1, 2022 - 7:09 am

You should apply as the application is open.

Makoma Machethe September 19, 2022 - 8:49 pm

I would like to apply for this university

Universityonlineapplication September 20, 2022 - 7:49 pm

Applications for 2023 admissions is still open. You should apply if your ready.

Future February 25, 2022 - 3:35 pm

If the grade 11 results were not that pleasing but the grade 12 results are better… and I waited to apply with the June results, will my application be considered as late?

Universityonlineapplication February 25, 2022 - 4:06 pm

Your application will be considered as late when you apply after the main application deadline or closing date.


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