By | February 28, 2021

The University of Namibia (UNAM) 2021 Semester and Registration Fee Structure

All current and prospective students of the University of Namibia are urged to note the following approved deposit for the 2021 academic year. 

Compulsory Minimum Payments at 1st Semester Registration (N$)

FeeNamibian StudentsSADC StudentsNon SADC Students
1st Semester tuition fees3 5005 15013 800
Registration fees1 6701 6701 670
Connectivity fees (compulsory all students) (N$500 + N$75 VAT)575575575
International Student Levy03 0003 000
Total registration fees payable5 74510 39519 045

Compulsory Minimum Payments at 2nd Semester Registration (N$)

DESCRIPTIONNamibian StudentsSADC StudentsNon SADC Students
Total fees payable3 5005 15013 800
  • Registration fees are payable on or before the day of registration of each semester.
  • Due date for outstanding fees for semester one (1) is on or before 31 May 2021 and for semester two (2) is on or before 30 November 2021. 
  • Students should note that they need to register for 2nd Semester modules during the prescribed periods.  Registration of 2nd Semester modules are not automatic but needs to be registered after paying the approved deposit as stated above.  No year modules will be registered in the 2nd Semester.

Hostel Fees Deposit (per semester)(N$)

CampusNamibian StudentsSADC StudentsNon SADC Students
Main/Neudamm/Ogongo/Sam Nujoma  (breakfast included)13 58013 58022 440
Hifikepunye Pohamba/Khomasdal/Katima Mulilo/Rundu/Southern (breakfast included)10 43010 43016 140
Jose Eduardo dos Santos (breakfast included)17 94017 94030 740
Health Sciences [North] (breakfast excluded)9 7609 76019 520
Hage Geingob [Windhoek] (breakfast excluded)17 28017 28034 560 
  • Wear and Tear fees of N$ 975 (non-refundable) is payable before or on day of each semester registration.
  • Hostel fees are payable on the day of registration at the beginning of each semester.

Please take note:

  • Students are encouraged to sort out their financial enquiries prior to registration.
  • Outstanding balances of previous years should be settled in full, before registration.
  • Direct bank deposits and electronic transfers should be done 3 – 4 working days before registration date.
  • student number must be used as reference for all direct and electronic deposits.
  • Students, who settle their tuition fees before the end of February 2021 qualify for a 10% discount on tuition fees (excl. additional class fees) and should apply in writing on or before 31 May 2021 (1st semester) and 30 September 2021 (2nd semester).
  • In order to be exempted from paying the required deposit, bursary holders need to provide written proof of sponsorship/bursary from the sponsor/donor.
  • Students registering with a Provisional Award Letter from the Namibia Student Financial Assistant Fund (NSFAF) should pay the registration fee of N$2,245 plus the required deposit for campus accommodation.Kindly note that the Provisional Award Letter is not a guarantee for a loan to be awarded.
  • Late registration fee of N$600 is payable by all students who register after normal registration.

Payment plan on remaining balances (non-bursary/loan holders):

Sign a debit order at registration to pay off the remaining balance by or on 31 May 2021 (1st semester) and 30 November 2021 (2nd semester).

Please note all payments can be made into the following bank accounts:

Account name:UNAM Student Deposit Account
Account type:Current account
Bank name:First National Bank Namibia
Branch code:281872
Swift code:FIRNNANX
Account number:62246793451
Reference number:Student Number (Compulsory)
Account name:University of Namibia
Account type:Deposit Account
Bank name:Standard Bank of Namibia
Branch code:08067100
Swift code:SBNMNANX
Account number:041471407
Reference number:Student Number (Compulsory)
Account name:UNAM Student Account
Account type:Deposit Account
Bank name:Bank Windhoek
Branch code:482372
Swift code:BWLINANX
Account number:8020914616 
Reference number:Student Number (Compulsory)

For additional information on fees, please contact: +264 (0)61 206 3370 or download the Student Fees Prospectus.

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