Rhodes University Important Application and Closing Dates 2022

By | September 2, 2019

Rhodes University Important Application and Closing Dates 2022

Rhodes University Important Application and Closing Dates 2022 – The application and closing dates for rhodes university are as follows;

Open: End of March,

Close: 30 September
NOTE: Only exam results, not tests, accepted.
Application Fees: R100 for both ZA citizens and International applicants

Open Days

There are NO OPEN DAYS, but tours for groups are available at any time.
Contact Mr. Michale Marangxa to pre-arrange: m.marangxa@ru.ac.za
Contact Miss. Sibongile Mkwetshana, Student Recruitment / Community Liason Officer:
Tel: +27 46 603 8512/Cell: 082 8011 395

Term Dates

1st Term: February 15 – March 8
2nd Term: April 4 – June 24
3rd Term: July 18 – August 26
4th Term: September 5 – November 25
Please remember that 2nd and 4th Semester dates will change dependent on the student’s last examination. Usually it can change by as much as 3 weeks for year end.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Follow the link to check out the lowest marks you need to be considered for your chosen degree:
Keep in mind that it is unlikely that you will be accepted into your chosen degree if you only meet the minimum admission requirements, so work hard and max your marks!


Grahamstown is a varsity town, so most areas are safe and full of students. Rhodes residences are located all over Grahamstown, and if you don’t get into res, there are plenty of private accommodation options.


Follow the link for a list of all Rhodes’ Residences.
Rhodes is located at the top of a hill… and some residences are located at the bottom of that hill: follow the link for an overhead map of Rhodes Campus and Residences, so that you can figure out where to stay.

Getting into Residence

Most students who apply get into residence at Rhodes: the earlier you apply, and the better your marks, the better your chances.


Rhodes is quite an expensive university, but you do get value for money if you thrive in small classes. Follow this link for a comprehensive breakdown of Fees at Rhodes: