Fees

Application fee


Any student who for the first time applies to be accepted as a student at Walter Sisulu University has to pay an official application fee.
Application fees are payable on a sliding scale according to the date of application as follows:
Application fees are not admission fees and therefore non-refundable and must be paid whether the student’s application was successful or not.

 
Fees to be paid


All students shall pay the following fees and any other fees may be determined by the University.

• Registration and late registration fees (non refundable)
• SRC fees
• Copyright fee
• Sport fee

 

Tuition fees

 

Residence fees


Method of Payment of Fees
Fees can be paid cash at the bank, i.e. settle the whole amount in full on registration.
If this method is preferred, a discount of 10% of total amount due, [for the year] after taking into account bursaries and/or any financial assistance [where applicable], is offered for payment in full upon registration.

MONTH SEMESTER COURSE YEAR COURSE SPONSORED/BURSARY 
January Initial payment – equal to 25% of total fees Initial payment – equal to 30% of total fees Presentation of letter of commitment
February 25% of the remaining debt 10% of the remaining debt  
March 25% of the remaining debt 10% of the remaining debt
April 25% of the remaining debt 10% of the remaining debt 25% of fees
May 25% of the remaining debt 10% of the remaining debt 25% of fees
June 25% of the remaining debt 10% of the remaining debt 25% of fees
July Initial payment – equal to 33% of Total fees 10% of the remaining debt 25% of fees
August 33% of the remaining debt 10% of the remaining debt  
September 33% of the remaining debt    
TOTAL 100% 100% 100%

NB All fees for the 1st Semester must be paid by end April and the rest MUST be settled by end September.
Please note that no student will be allowed to register without paying the minimum amount.