How to Apply to the UMP

By Admin · Sep 10, 2023

How to Apply to the University of Mpumalanga

Applying to the University of Mpumalanga can be an exciting step towards your higher education journey. In this guide, we'll walk you through the application process in simple, easy-to-understand steps. Whether you're a South African resident or an international student, we've got you covered.

 Before you start with the application 

Before applying, make sure you meet the university's admission requirements. Visit the University of Mpumalanga's official website or you can download the university's  prospectus by clicking here:

Research Your Program 

Explore the university's programs and courses to find the one that aligns with your academic and career goals. Make sure to note the program's application deadline and any additional admission requirements. This is very important, most they just apply without checking the additional admission requirements.

Gather Required Documents 

  • Prepare the necessary documents.
    A certified copy of your identity document or passport
    Your final grad11 school report                                                      
    Application fee payment receipt                                                       Any additional documents specified by your chosen program or the university

Online application 

Visit the University of Mpumalanga's official website and navigate to the admissions section. Look for the online application portal. Click on Apply

First you need to accept the application rules and click continue

You will be asked to Capture your biographical information and click next/countinue to proceed with your application;

On the next page  you will be asked for the next of kin information 

Capture results details then add subjects and click next/countinue  but if you have your final matric results they will automatically show,  if you are still in matric you have have to Capture your results manually.

Capture educational institution detail, if you have academic history and click  next/countinue.

Capture academic application details (choose 2 choices/programmes you wish to apply for), click on add qualification and thereafter click next/countinue 

Verify/Check your application details then click continue

Create your 5 digit PIN, click I accept (twice) checkbox thereafter click Submit Application.

Upload your documents, select yes on the dropdown list if all your documents are ready to be uploaded and then click next.

Click Load/View Document Upload document Choose/Browse file  go to the folder where your documents are stored, choose the relevant document and click save.
Once all documents have been uploaded click complete upload.

Confirmation Page, end of application.

Congratulations 🎊 you have successfully submitted your application 

Fill Out the online Application Form

Make sure you  Provided accurate information, including your personal details, high school or academic history, and program preferences. Double-check your entries for mistake  before submission.

Submit Your Application

Once you've filled out the application form, submit your application online through the university's portal. Be sure to do this before the specified deadline to ensure your application is considered.

Pay the Application Fee

Methods of Payment: Kindly deposit the exact amount into the University"s account Bank Name: Standard Bank, Account Name: University of Mpumalanga, Account Number:333270347, Branch Code: 052852. Reference: ID/Passport.

For EFT"s, use the applicant"s ID/Passport as the reference Scanned certified copies of your Identity Document, Senior Certificate/National Senior Certificate and all other relevant documents must accompany the Application. Keep your proof of payment as proof.

SA Applicants R150, other African Countries R350 and countries outside Africa R500


Wait for a Response

After submitting your application, the university will review your application. You may receive an acknowledgment email or letter confirming your application submission. Be patient during this waiting period.

Attend Interviews or Examinations

Some programs may require interviews or entrance exams as part of the selection process. If you're asked to participate, prepare accordingly and attend as scheduled.

Receive an Admission Offer

If you meet the admission requirement and pass the selection process, you will receive an official admission offer. This offer will include details on your program, registration, and any other important information.

Accept Your Offer

Upon receiving an admission offer, follow the provided instructions to accept it. This typically involves confirming your intent to enroll and paying any necessary registration fees.

Register for Classes 

After accepting your offer, you'll be required to register for your classes. Check the university's registration dates and follow the process to select your courses.

Congratulations! You've successfully applied to the University of Mpumalanga. Remember to stay organized, meet all deadlines, and provide accurate information throughout the application process. If you have any questions or need assistance, don't hesitate to reach out to the university's admissions office. Your higher education journey is about to begin!


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