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Rhodes University Tuition Fees 2024/2025

This is to inform all the prospective candidates offered provisional admission or probably seeking admission into the Rhodes University, RU for 2024/2025 academic session that the management of the institution has released the amount they are required to pay as acceptance fee.

We specifically publish this information here today, for all people who need to know the current school fees of the Rhodes University, RU. Please note that if you have applied for admission to the Rhodes University, RU or if you are already a student, it is advised that you know the current tuition fees for all students, and this knowledge will help you, avoiding making mistakes that will cost you your admission.

RU School Fees Structure for Undergraduate Programmes

Tuition Fee Overview

There Are Two Basic Fees (tuition and Residence) and Some Additional Lesser Fees (e.G. for Handouts or Special Examination Costs).  

  1. Tuition Fees For Undergraduate Degrees Range From R39 493 to R71 387. 
  2.  Residence Fees Range From R78 488 To R82 403 For Undergraduate Residences And R93 009 For Postgraduate Residence. 

Payment Options

Payment Options that Are Available Follow, but Please Carefully Note the Payment Due Dates if You Wish to Be Accommodated in Residence. Registration Will Not Be Permitted if None of The Options Below Have Been Taken Up.  The Initial Fee Is Required Upfront and Cannot Be Paid by Payment Arrangement Unless You Opt for A Debit Order. 

Option 1

South African Students (excluding Nsfas)  Pay An Initial Fee Payment (roughly 10% Of Tuition Fees And Where Applicable 25% Of Residence Fees), By 20 January For Returning Students And 30 January For New First Year Students;  The Initial Fee Payment: 

  • Tuition Only: R6 190. Or 
  • Tuition And Residence: R6 190 + R20 095 = R26 285.  

The Balance Of Fees To Be Paid As Set Out Below;  Tuition Residence 

  • By Initial Fee Payment Due Date 21 Jan/03 Feb 10% 25% Paid A Further 25% Of Fee Amount By 31 Mar 35% 50% Paid 
  • A Further 25% Of Fee Amount By 30 Jun 60% 75% Paid 
  • A Further 25% Of Fee Amount By 30 Sep 85% 100% Paid 
  • Any Balance Still Outstanding 30 Nov 100% Paid 

Extras To Be Paid Monthly Per Student Fee Statements. 

Option 2 

Make A Direct Deposit Or Internet Transfer Of The Full Tuition Fee And If Applicable, The Full Tuition And Residence Fee, Prior To 20 January For Returning Students And Before 30 January For New First Year Students. A 5% Discount May Be Claimed In Writing If You Opt For This Option. The Discount Cannot Be Applied To Tuition Or Residence Fee Separately They Are Considered The Full Fee When Taken Together. 


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