University of Mpumalanga (UMP): Applications


University of Mpumalanga (UMP) is now open from 1 April and encourage prospective students (Undergraduates) to apply online or paper-based application forms as soon as possible the academic year.

An application must be made on the prescribed forms and must reach the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) before the closing date.

Applications Open: May

Applications Close:
30 September
(Education and Training programme)
31 October (all other programmes)

HOW TO APPLY to the university of mpumalanga

Step 1:  Get your application form.

You will be able to get application forms electronically from their website or from certain UMP campuses.  

  • Hardcopy Application:

Once you have completed your application form, you may send it to UMP via email, post or hand delivery.

Email your application to


You can post your application to:

The Registrar
UMP Mbombela Campus
C/r R40 and D725 Roads
Mbombela 1200

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

*Remember you’ll need an email address.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Along with your application form, you will need to submit your documentation. This includes certified copies of:

  • Final Grade 12 results (if available).
  • Grade 11 results (if currently doing grade 12).
  • A copy of your South African ID document OR passport for International students.
  • Academic Record and Certificate of Conduct if previously enrolled at another university.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

How to Apply   To apply to study at the University of Mpumalanga go to Applications for this Academic year are now Open.



Have questions about your application?

Tel:013 002 0001

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address: 

Siyabuswa Campus

Bheki Mfundo Drive, Siyabuswa, 0472

Mbombela Campus

Cnr R40 and D725 Roads, Mbombela, 1200

Application Fees:

An administration fee, as indicated on the application form, must accompany each application. This money is non-refundable.

  • SA applicants: R150
  • SADC: R150
  • Other African countries: R350
  • Countries outside Africa: R500

Course Cost Range Per Annum

A registration fee of R3500 is payable on registration.  Students who take their place at the UMP will have this fee deducted from their tuition fees. Tuition fees range from course to course.


UMP offers various degrees and diplomas. Below you will find the different study options as well as more information on these courses.

  • Diploma ICT in Application Development 
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Agriculture in Plant Production 
  • Diploma in Nature Conservation 
  • Bachelor of Agriculture in Agricultural Extension and Rural Resource Management 
  • Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching
  • Diploma in Hospitality Management 
  • Bachelor of Development Studies 
  • Advanced Diploma in Agriculture in Agricultural Extension 
  • Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management 

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