UP International Student fees 2022-2023

By | July 2, 2020

UP International Student fees 2022-2023

UP International Student fees

UP International Student fees 2022-2023

All amounts published are in South African Rand currency (ZAR).

This information only refers only to the financial aspects of your studies.

International students have to ensure they are aware of all aspects pertaining to them to study at the University of Pretoria, which can be found at www.up.ac.za/isd.

International levy:

  • This international levy is payable annually by all non-South African citizens as well as students who are citizens of SADC countries on these visas (SADC country list). This amount is payable in addition to the initial fee payable at registration.  Read Also UP International Student fees 2022-2023-UP International Student fees 2022-2023
  • Asylum seekers, refugees, diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa are exempted from paying the international levy.
  • International registration and tuition fees:
  • Non-South African citizens (excluding students who are citizens of SADC countries) will be charged double the tuition fee of South African students (see cost factors in the table below), AND the International levy will be charged. (Except for research master’s or doctoral degrees, where only the local tuition fee will be required.)
  • Students who are citizens of SADC countries will pay the same tuition fee as charged for South African citizens BUT also have to pay the international levy.
  • Asylum seekers, refugees and diplomats stationed in South Africa, as well as permanent residents of South Africa only, are exempted from paying double tuition fees and are exempted from the international levy.
  • International students will be required:
    • to pay an initial fee (which will form part of the total tuition fees due),  before registration (see amounts in table below).
    • to pay 50% of their full student account by 30 April, and the remainder by 31 July.
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SADC countries:

The SADC countries include Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

International payments:

Can be made using a credit card (provided you have 3D one-time pin security in place with your own bank) on the university website, or by doing a SWIFT transfer from your bank in your own country.  Read Also UP International Student fees 2022-2023-UP International Student fees 2022-2023

Please use the correct university bank account for the various international transactions.

 

UNIVERSITY BANK ACCOUNTS APPLICATION FEE FOR STUDY TUITION FEE PAYMENT
Account holder University of Pretoria University of Pretoria
Bank ABSA ABSA
Branch Hatfield Hatfield
Branch code 632005 632005
Swift code ABSAZAJJ ABSAZAJJ
Account number 2140 000 038 2140 000 054
Deposit reference Initials and surname 8 digit Student number

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Payment options: When it is not possible to make use of UP Cashiers, you
may use the above banking details for EFT payments, our online Credit Card payment system or Flywire.

Flywire Payment Option

Medical aid cover for international students:

Please note, that DHA does NOT accept any outside medical cover anymore. Including the ones that have previously been accepted (PULA, Swazimed, Bomaid, Namibhealth etc. etc.) according to the International Education Association Of South Africa (IEASA).

Although you may, with another international insurance or medical product, secure a study visa from a South African visa issuing authority, the University of Pretoria, in accordance with the Immigration Act, does not recognise such medical cover for registration purposes.  Read Also UP International Student fees 2022-2023-UP International Student fees 2022-2023

 

International undergraduate student tuition fee factors: 2022-2023

Student type Country International Levy  Undergrad Registration  Tuition fee factor
Study Visa SADC R3 470 R5 000 Local fees
non-SADC R3 470 R5 000 Double local fees for coursework studies
R3 470 R5 000 Local fees for full research-orientated master’s or doctoral studies
Visitor Visa

For block attendance or distance education research study only.

 

SADC R3 470 R5 000 Local fees

Visa must be endorsed to allow for study

non–SADC R3 470 R5 000 Double local fees

Visa must be endorsed to allow for study

 

Work Visa

(for full-time work

40 hours per week)

Part-time studies only

SADC n/a R5 000 Local fees

Visa must be endorsed to allow for study

non-SADC n/a R5 000 Local fees

Visa must be endorsed to allow for study

Asylum seeker All n/a R5 000 Local tuition fees
Diplomat All n/a R5 000 Local tuition fees.  Dependents of diplomats pay local tuition fees only if they have a diplomatic visa in their own passports.
Refugee All n/a R5 000 Local tuition fees
Permanent residency status in South Africa All n/a R5 000 Local tuition fees
Elective

(with Visitors Visa)

All n/a n/a R2 710

(See note on Visitors Visa endorsement above)

Exchange

(with Study Visa)

All n/a n/a No tuition fees billed if in collaboration agreement.  All accommodation will be billed.
Study-abroad

(with Study Visa)

SADC R3 470 R5 000 Local fees
non-SADC R3 470 R5 000 Double local fees

 

 

 

 

International postgraduate student tuition fee factors: 2022-2023

Student type

Country

International

Levy

Postgrad

Registration

Tuition fee factor

Study Visa SADC R3 470 R7 500 Local fees
non-SADC R3 470 R7 500 Double local fees for coursework studies

 

R3 470 R7 500 Local fees for full research-orientated master’s or doctoral studies
Visitor Visa

For block attendance or distance education research study only.

SADC R3 470 R7 500 Local fees

Visa must be endorsed to allow for study

non–SADC R3 470 R7 500 Double local fees

Visa must be endorsed to allow for study

Work Visa

(for full-time work

40 hours per week)

Part-time studies only

SADC n/a R7 500 Local fees

Visa must be endorsed to allow for study

non-SADC n/a R7 500 Local fees

Visa must be endorsed to allow for study

Asylum seeker

All

n/a R7 500 Local tuition fees
Diplomat

All

n/a R7 500 Local tuition fees.  Dependents of diplomats pay local tuition fees only if they have a diplomatic visa in their own passports.
Refugee

All

n/a R7 500 Local tuition fees
Permanent

residency status in South Africa

All

n/a R7 500 Local tuition fees
Elective

(with Visitors Visa)

All

n/a n/a R2 710

(See note on Visitors Visa endorsement above)

Exchange

(with Study Visa)

All

n/a n/a No tuition fees billed if in collaboration agreement.  All accommodation will be billed.
Study-abroad

(with Study Visa)

SADC R3 470 R7 500 Local fees
non-SADC R3 470 R7 500 Double local fees
Postdoc

(with Visitors Visa)

All

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