Apply Online to Rhodes University


Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.  You will need to register with a username and password.
  • Hardcopy Application:
     There are separate application forms for undergraduate, honours, masters and doctoral applicants.
    You can post your application to:


Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.  This is part of your academic application.

Please note: once you are accepted to Rhodes, you will need to pay R1000 residence deposit.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

1.  Register on the online system at using your email address and creating a password

2.  You will then be sent an email with a link to activate you on the system.

3.  Click the link to activate your registration.

4.  This process will take you back to ROSS where you need to click the Admission/Other buttons (clicking the right button here is important)

5.  You will then be allowed to enter your login and password created in step one.

6.  Once you have completed your application you need to tick the button accepting the terms and conditions and submit.

7.  When you have submitted you are required to pay the R100 application fee.  Various options are provided by the system.

8.  If you pay your application fee to the bank you need to use your application number as the reference and email the deposit slip to us.

9.  Once you have completed the process above we will process the application and you are provided a student number and login.

4 thoughts on “Apply Online to Rhodes University”

  1. I am a basic teacher diploma holder from Namibia and I obtained an advanced certificate in mathematics as well as a degree in school leadership and management with the Institute Of Open Learning (I O L). I would like to study with Rhodes University doing master in Education technology, next year 2020. How do i apply?

    • My name is musa I’m from Port elizabeth . I’m 18 years old .I’m doing grade 12 this year . Next year I would like studie at Rhodes University
      How do l apply??

  2. Good day
    My name is obi precious from Nigeria and I would be applying for bachelor’s degree in economics, but I would need a part scholarship , how do I get it


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