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Student Fees FAQ


Q: Banking Details for Rhodes University.
A. First National Bank, Grahamstown Branch,
Acc. Nr. 62145504553,Br Code 21 0717,Swift code:FIRNZAJJ

Q: What are the fees for 2018?
A: Use the 2017 fee schedule and add 8% or look at the 2018 Fees Booklet under Fees and Financial Aid

Q: Balances on Student Accounts.
A. Look up on the web under Ross.

Q: When are foreign students full payments due(Adjusted annually)
A. For 2018 the deadline is 31st May 2018.

Q: What is Initial Fee Payment and how much is it.(Adjusted annually)
A. Initial Fee Payment for foreign students, 50% tuition and residence. Initial Fee Payment for South African students only, 2018 : 10% of Tuition Fees and 25% of Residence Fees. "IMPORTANT" In order to register you will be required to complete the RU PAYMENT PLAN AND DECLARATION form should you not be paying the full fees upfront or by debit order and email it to feescomm@ru.ac.za before 26th January 2017. www.ru.ac.za/studentfeesandfinancialaid/ 

Q: When is the deadline for the Registration Fee(Adjusted annually)
A. 19th January 2018

Q: How much is the Initial Fee Payment?
A: South African Students can budget arround R4,800.00 for tuition and R14,800.00 for Residence and Internation Students R23,500 for tuition and R28,000 for Residence.
Further please note:

  • You need to complete the RU Payment Plan and Declaration form and return them to feescomm@ru.ac.za or fax 046 603 7019;
  • Please refer to the various options available.

Q: Information required regarding NSFAS(Undergrad Finaid).
A. Contact Etienne Walters : 046 603 8248 or email:finaid@ru.ac.za

Q: Information required regarding Postgrad funding.
A. Contact John Gillam : 046 603 8179 or email pgfinaid@ru.ac.za

Q: Can we make payment arrangements??
A. Arrangements must be made by e-mailing feescomm@ru.ac.za or by phone (046 603 8743), with a firm proposal, dates and amounts. Please note that the Fees Committee will only reconvene in January 2017.

Q: When will Rhodes University shutdown for the holidays?
A: Rhodes will close on the 15th December 2017 and reopen on 4th January 2018.

Additional information: Please visist the following website.
Undergraduates or www.ru.ac.za/applying/undergraduates
for further fees information consult our Fees Booklet online,
as well as to download debit order and credit card forms



Last Modified: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:52:31 SAST