UFS Fees 2022/2023 | www.ufs.ac.za

By | May 18, 2021

This is to tell all prospective students who have been offered provisional admission to the University of the Free State UFS that the tuition fees for the academic year 2022/2023 are now available; check out the fees structure for the University of the Free State UFS, which includes a detailed undergraduate fees structure, postgraduate fees structure, tuition fee structure for non-degree programs, and other fees payable by students.

UFS Fees 2022/2023University of the Free State UFS Tuition Fee

Students should adhere to the following fee payment methods and use them appropriately. These apply to all students who formally enroll for programs at the University of the Free State UFS, and the Institute has the right to adjust fees at any time without notice. Fee modifications, on the other hand, must be approved by the Governing Council, and we will keep you informed.

University of the Free State | PO Box 339 | BLOEMFONTEIN | 9300

For detailed financial information, visit the official website and follow the links: Students – Student Finance. Your student/reference/ID number must always be mentioned in all correspondence with the university.

Where to pay?


Name of account:


Branch code:


Account number:

1570 151 688

Reference number:

One of the following:

100 directly followed by student number for

payment of tuition and accommodation fees

101 directly followed by student number for meals

102 directly followed by student number for books

Register the university as a beneficiary of electronic funds transfers.

Use the ABSA banking information in the preceding paragraph.


  • For the accommodation reservation deposit, enter 103 followed by the student’s number.
  • For the MBChB reservation deposit, enter 104 followed by the student number.
  • MBChB skeleton deposit: 105 immediately followed by student number.

Payments by credit card can be made online.

Visit www.ufs.ac.za and follow the links: Students – Student Finance – Online Credit-Card Payments.

Proof of payment: Fax to +27 51 401 3579 or e-mail to tuitionfees@ufs.ac.za

UFS Payable Fees 2022/2023

All university fees are set by the Council, which has the authority to change them at any time. On request, the amended amount will be payable.

Regardless of whether any university facilities are interrupted by events outside the university’s control, such as strikes, student boycotts, civil unrest, or any other disturbance on campus, fees must be paid in full.

Omissions or errors

The Council and Senate take no liability for any mistakes or omissions in the prospectus, despite the fact that the information has been documented as carefully as possible.

Visit the university’s official website and click on Students – Student Finance – Student Finance Yearbook for the full Student Finance Yearbook.

University of Free State UFS Tuition Fees 2022/2023 Payment Dates

The tuition and residence fees are determined on a semester-by-semester basis. Regardless of whether or not an account was made, all fees must be charged. Official account statements are sent to the email address associated with your UFS4LIFE account. If you do not obtain an account at that email address, it is your duty to forward the account to the payer and to inquire.

Payment dates for South African students

  • First semester: all fees for the first semester are payable on/before 31 March.
  • Second semester: all fees for the second semester are payable on/before 31 August.

Payment dates for international students

  • First semester: all fees for the first semester are payable on/before 31 March.
  • Second semester: all fees for the second semester are payable on/before 30 June, regardless of any other date which may appear on account statements.

Unless the regulations expressly say otherwise, all such payments are due by the end of the month preceding the month in which the transaction occurred, as shown on the account statement.

Discount on early payments (SA students only)

Early payment of tuition fee accounts results in a discount. The following is the annual standard discount:

  • 5% when all fees for the whole year is paid before 28 February
  • 2½% when all first-semester fees are paid before 28 February

Discounts are not immediately applied. Discounts must be requested in writing. Discounts are only granted on the module and lodging fees that are paid. You are not eligible for this discount if you receive some form of financial assistance from the UFS for tuition and/or lodging fees.

CHECK OUT: UFS Registration Fees 2023

The degree program/tuition fee figures provided below are only intended to help you budget for your first year of study. Other costs, such as food, uniforms, textbooks, research materials, stationery, lodging, and travel, are not included in these figures. Please keep in mind that these program rates are for 2020 and are subject to adjustment.

Economic and Management Sciences



43 885


33 315

BAdmin Extended Curriculum Programme (four years)

27 745


37 990

BCom Extended Curriculum Programme (four years)

30 165

BCom Accounting

36 705

BCom Economics

36 430

BCom Entrepreneurship

35 525

BCom Human Resource Management

32 140

BCom Investment Management and Banking

36 785

BCom Law

39 650

BCom Marketing

34 385




30 630

Health Sciences


B Biokinetics

43 055

B Optometry

44 285

B Occupational Therapy

36 840

BSc Dietetics

40 670

BSc Physiotherapy

39 185

B Nursing

31 125

B Sport Coaching

38 262

Radiation Sciences

46 285


Estimated average per year:

49 670





33 275

BA Drama and Theatre Arts

31 955

BA Political Transformation

36 380

BA Journalism

32 625

BA Communication Studies

33 360

BA Language Practice

35 305

B Community Development

32 445

B Social Work

33 270


33 185




37 380

Natural and Agricultural Sciences



40 745


43 815


44 225

BSc Quantity Surveying

37 815

BSc Chemistry, Physics, and Biology

37 425

BSc majoring in Geology specialisation

40 205

BSc Environmental Geology

45 450

BSc Information Technology

41 065

BSc Microbiology

41 415

BSc Consumer Science

39 310

BSc Forensic Science

42 800

BSc Extended Curriculum Programmes

35 650

Theology and Religion



32 200

You can as well visit the school site for more information.

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