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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 2017?
A: Use the 2016 fee schedule and add 8% or look at the 2017 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 2017 the deadline is 27 January 2017.

Q: What is Registration Fee and how much is it.(Adjusted annually)
A. Registration Fee for foreign students, 50% tuition and residence. Registration Fee for South African students only, 2017 : 10% of Tuition Fees and 10% of Residence Fees. "IMPORTANT" In order to register you will be required to complete the RU PAYMENT PLAN AND DECLARATION form and email it to feescomm@ru.ac.za before 27 January 2017. www.ru.ac.za/studentfeesandfinancialaid/ 

Q: When is the deadline for the Registration Fee(Adjusted annually)
A. 27 January 2017

Q: How much is the Registration Fee?
A: South African Students can budget arround R4,500.00 for tuition and R5,500.00 for Residence
Q: If being considered the missing middle, must we pay the Registration Fee?
A: Due to the timing and absence of information all students should pay the registration fee by the due date as failure to do so may result in Residence allocation falling away and not being able to register for 2017. The process of identifying the missing middle is not yet complete and will be done before the end of the first semester, after which your credit for the grant will be passed to your account.

Further please note:

  • Please complete the forms for the Missing Middle @ www.ru.ac.za/studentfeesandfinaid/;
  • Once verified as part of the Missing Middle, this covers 8% of the fees, you are still liable for the 92% of fees = 2016 Tuition and Residence fees;
  • 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: What is the Missing Middle?
A:The Missing Middle are South African students who do not qualify for NSFAS due to the earnings threshhold and have a household income of R600,000.00 or less.
Q: When will Rhodes University shutdown for the holidays?
A: Rhodes will close on the 15th December 2016 and reopen on 4th January 2017.

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, 23 Jan 2017 13:31:14 SAST