It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959. It offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite. Fort Hare alumni were part of many subsequent independence movements and governments of newly independent African countries.
In 1959, the university was subsumed by the apartheid system, but it is now part of South Africa’s post-apartheid public higher education system. It is known for its notable alumni, which include several heads of state and Nobel prize winners.
Apply now Online for 2019 at the University of Fort Hare – Application Download, Requirements, Admission
This page contains needed information on how to apply at the University of Fort Hare (UFS) for your 2019 academic year. The University of Fort Hare is a vibrant, equitable and sustainable African university, committed to teaching and research excellence at the service of its students, scholars and wider community.
Below are the critical steps to follow when applying at University of Fort Hare
Meet Entry Requirements and submit your application form and all the necessary documentation before 31 October 2017.
A non-refundable application fee of R80.00 is payable by all applicants (for online applications). Please use the following bank details to deposit and upload the deposit slip with the rest of your required documents.
An SMS will be sent to you informing you of the status of your application thereafter a letter of confirmation.
Current matriculants who qualify based on their Grade 12 mid-term performance, are provisionally admitted pending the submission of their final matric results and subject to availability of space.
Successful applicants will receive sms and an admission letter, together with a registration guide, which reflects the registration dates and orientation programme.
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University of Fort Hare Faculty List
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Health Sciences
- Faculty of Law (Nelson R. Mandela School of Law)
- Faculty of Management & Commerce
- Faculty of Science & Agriculture
- Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities