UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

First Year College Admission

Admission to Ateneo de Manila University's undergraduate programs, under the Loyola Schools, is open to qualified individuals. Admission is determined by the applicant's fitness and preparation for the college programs, ability to contribute toward the enrichment of the undergraduate school community, and potential to be of service to one's fellowmen within the context of national development.

The Committee on Admission and Aid is responsible for selecting the new members of the student body. It bases its decisions principally on the results of the Ateneo College Entrance Test, on past academic performance, on the recommendations of teachers, and on information written down on the application form.

Degree Programs, Majors, and Specializations

The Loyola Schools of Ateneo de Manila University introduces students to fields of specialization in which they pursue, in greater attention, one particular area of knowledge suited to their individual talents and goals. It seeks therefore to build an intellectual tradition in you within the specific context of the developing nation.

Bulletin of Information

For a more detailed look into the degree programs, majors and minors, courses, and other academic matters, we invite you to read the Loyola Schools Undergraduate Bulletin of Information.

The Bulletin of Information summarizes the programs of study, academic requirements, and course offerings for the undergraduate levels of the Loyola Schools of Ateneo de Manila University.

Paths for Applying to First Year College

First Year Admission, Local Applicant

You are considered a local applicant if you are studying in, or graduated from, a school inside the Philippines.

You are considered a first-year college applicant if you are still in the last year of senior high school.

If you have already graduated from senior high school, you will be considered a first-year college applicant if you have not yet taken any college or university units/courses before and/or during the application period.

First Year Admission, International Applicant

You are considered an international applicant if you are studying in, or graduated from, a school outside the Philippines.

You are considered a first-year (freshman) applicant if you are still in the last year of senior high school.

If you have already graduated from senior high school, you will be considered a first-year applicant if you have not yet taken any college or university units/courses before and/or during the application period.

In general, the application process for applicants from outside the Philippines is similar to local applicants, with additional requirements.

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Financing your Ateneo education

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