University of Namibia Fees Structure and Mode of Payment



The Fees Structure for the University of Namibia is as follows.


All current and prospective students of the University of Namibia are urged to note the following approved deposits for the 2017 academic year.

Minimum deposits payable at academic registration for 2017

in N$ Namibian Students SADC Students Non SADC Students
Registration fees 1 650 1 650 1 650
Tuition fees (Deposit) 5 000 10 000 20 000
International Student levy 0 2 500 2 500
Total minimum Deposit Payable: Non Hostel Students 6 650 14 150 24 150

Minimum deposits payable at hostel registration for 2017

in N$ Namibian Students SADC Students Non SADC Students
Main, Neudamm, Ogongo, Eng. José Eduardo dos Santos and Sam Nujoma Campus (Breakfast included) 10 770 10 770 17 820
Hifikepunye Pohamba, Khomasdal, Katima Mulilo, Rundu and Southern Campus (Breakfast included) 6 540 6 540 9 360
Health Science Campus (Breakfast excluded) 14 810 14 810 29 610

A Wear & Tear Fee of N$800(non-refundable) is payable before or on the day of Registration.

Hostel Fee is payable upfront, on the day of Registration, at the beginning of each semester.

Important notices

  • Non-sponsored students, who settle their tuition and accommodation fees for the full year during Registration, will qualify for a 10% discount, calculated on actual tuition fees only.
  • Students are encouraged to sort out their financial enquiries prior to the registration process.
  • In order to be exempted from paying the required deposit, bursary holders need to provide written proof of sponsorship/bursary from the Donor.
  • Students registering with an acknowledgement letter from the Namibia Student Financial Assistant Fund (NSFAF), should pay the Registration Fee of N$ 1650 plus the required deposit for campus accommodation. Kindly note that the acknowledgement letter is not a guarantee for a loan to be awarded.
  • Outstanding balances should be settled in full, before registration.
  • A Late Registration Fee of N$600 is payable by all students, who register after the normal registration period.
  • A student number must be indicated as reference for all direct and electronic deposits.
  • Students who make cheque payments into the University’s bank account, will only be able to register 7 working days after payment.
  • Students who make cash, bank guaranteed cheques, debit and credit card payments, at the different Universities cashiers, will be able to register immediately.
  • Please have your proof of payment available when you register.

Payment plan on Remaining Balance(Non-Bursary/Loan Holders)

  • Sign a Debit Order/Settlement Agreement at Registration to pay off the outstanding balance by or on 30 June 2017 (only applicable for Namibian students).

Bank details are as follows

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)