Applying for UPCAT 2016? Click button below:Online UPCAT Application
Updates for the resolved Pending Cases may be viewed at the UPCAT 2016 Results page.
The Iskolar ng Bayan grant entitles beneficiaries to free tuition and other school fees for the 1st year of college.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS of the Act
Submit the ff. to the Office of Student Affairs (OSA)/Office of Student Services and Scholarships (OSSS) of the campus where you wish to be admitted for A.Y. 2016-2017:
Please watch out for the announcement from OSA/OSSS regarding the start of the application period for A.Y. 2016-2017.
UPD qualifiers may find information related to their admission into the University through the following:
Hello UPCAT Applicant!
This is to remind you that the UPCAT is scheduled on 30 August 2015, this coming Sunday. Please be at your designated Test Center by 7:30 AM. There will be ONLY ONE testing session this year. Do not forget to bring your Test Permit.
In addition to your other preparations for the UPCAT, you may still access the UPCAT Online Reviewer and take the mock exam. The UPCAT Online Reviewer will be available until 11:59 PM on 29 August 2015.
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Good news for students interested in taking the UPCAT in August of this year: You can now file your application online! For the first time in UP’s history, the eligibility, documentary and procedural requirements of the University of the Philippines College Admission Test are now available via The UPCAT Online Application website (https://upcatonline.up.edu.ph/).
The online application is part of the efforts of the national university to make the UPCAT application more accessible and convenient for today’s younger generation – who are digital natives more adept at using the internet and social media in pursuit of their passions and interests, including their educational and social growth.Read Official Press Release
UPCAT 2015 results have been updated. You may visit the UP Office of Admissions to view the updated results. You may also access the updated UPCAT 2015 Online Results in the through the following links:
Important: Unless you qualify under any of the requirements stated below, it will not be advisable for you to apply. Only correctly filled up application forms with the required supporting documents and the non-refundable application fee (US $50 for non-resident foreign applicants) will be processed.
General Requirements for Foreign ApplicantsA foreign applicant who graduated from a high school abroad and has not enrolled in college may be admitted to the freshman class by automatic admission without taking the UPCAT, if s/he meets the following requirements:
Filipino High School Graduates from Abroad
A Filipino who graduated from a secondary school abroad applying for freshman admission to the University must satisfy the same requirements as those for foreign students.
UP College Admission Test (UPCAT)
Filipino or Foreign graduates from accredited high schools abroad or accredited home schools abroad, who fail to satisfy the requirements for automatic admission (i.e., Item 2 under General Requirements) may take the UP College Admission Test (UPCAT). If the applicant takes the UPCAT but does not qualify, he/she can no longer be admitted under automatic admission. The student has the option to enter UP as a transferee after satisfying transfer requirements of UP.