UPCAT Online Application

OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS
UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES

Due to insistent public demand, we are extending the deadline for submission of ALL UPCAT applications up to September 22, 2017.

A penalty fee of P150.00 is payable at the UP Cash Office System (Lower Ground - UP Quezon Hall) for UPCAT applications submitted after the said date.


New UPCAT Test Centers have been opened in Mindanao:

  • PAGADIAN CITY - SOUTHERN MINDANAO COLLEGES
  • CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - CAPITOL UNIVERSITY
  • OROQUIETA CITY - MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL NATIONAL HS
  • COTABATO CITY - NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY

Applicants who have printed their applications indicating other Test Centers but wish to move to these new venues may manually indicate their preference on their Form 1 and countersign this note. Those who have received their Test Permits for another Test Center but wish to take the exam in the newly opened venues may contact the Office of Admissions AFTER September 30, 2017.

UP OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

  • Telefax: +63 2 9274561
  • Telephone: +63 2 981-8500 loc. 3827/3828/3830/3831
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: https://upcat.up.edu.ph
  • Address: Kalaw cor. Quirino Ave., UP Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES: HONOR AND EXCELLENCE

The University of the Philippines (UP), founded in 1908, was declared as the National University in 2008. It has produced 30 out of 31 National Scientists; 34 out of 57 National Artists; 7 out of the 14 Presidents of the Republic; 12 Chief Justices of the Supreme Court; and hundreds of thousands of graduates serving the country. With 8 constituent universities spread throughout 15 campuses nationwide, UP provides a unique culture of diversity that is founded on shared values for honor and excellence:

  • UP Baguio in the mountain province of Benguet is a leading institution in the Northern Philippines in the areas of science, mathematics, social sciences, and the humanities. It is internationally noted for its Cordillera Studies program.
  • UP Cebu is the 8th constituent university and is located in Cebu City, a significant center of commerce and education in the Central Visayas. It offers 9 undergraduate programs under 4 academic clusters with a strong focus on its information technology and business programs.
  • UP Diliman in Quezon City with its sprawling campus provides an eclectic and dynamic learning atmosphere with more than 1,500 faculty and close to 24,000 students. There are 67 undergraduate and 223 graduate degree programs across 26 colleges, centers & institutes, among which are 22 CHED Centers of Excellence.
  • UP Diliman Extension Program in Pampanga located at the Clark Special Economic Zone offers three undergraduate programs with a focus on business and industry, and provides research opportunities on the development of indigenous people in Clark and Subic.
  • UP Los Baños at the foot of Mt. Makiling is the country's recognized leader in agriculture, forestry and environmental management. It has 9 CHED Centers of Excellence: agricultural engineering, agriculture, biology, chemistry, forestry, information technology, mathematics, veterinary medicine, and development communication.
  • UP Manila in the Ermita District is the premier institution for the health sciences with extension campuses of its School of Health Sciences established in Luzon (Baler, Aurora), Visayas (Palo, Leyte), and Mindanao (Koronadal, South Cotabato). It offers 18 undergraduate programs through its 9 degree-granting units.
  • UP Visayas with beautiful campuses in Iloilo City, Iloilo; Miag-ao, Iloilo; and Tacloban, Leyte, is the acknowledged authority in marine science education and research, fisheries, and aquaculture in the country.
  • UP Mindanao in Davao City has 9 undergraduate programs offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Science and Mathematics, and the School of Management, providing affordable quality education to diverse, marginalized and deserving sectors in the Southern Philippines.
  • UP Open University is the nation's most comprehensive distance education institution with online degree programs at the baccalaureate, masteral and doctoral levels, plus certificate and diploma programs, and continuing education courses.

In line with the guiding spirit of ONE UNIVERSITY ONE UP, and the university's commitment to high standards of academic excellence, these programs require qualification through the UP College Admission Test (UPCAT). UP as the National University also takes affirmative steps in its admission process to enhance the access of disadvantaged students to high quality education.

For SY 2018-2019, UP welcomes the first batch of freshmen who will continue to university after the full implementation of Senior High School. UPCAT2018 will be administered nationwide on October 21-22, 2017.

ADMISSION INTO THE UNIVERSITY

A. THROUGH THE UPCAT

You are qualified to apply as a freshman to UP through the UPCAT for SY2018-2019 if:

  • you are a high school graduate from 2017 or earlier, OR
  • you are a senior high school student expecting to graduate before August 2018, OR
  • PEPT Certified Eligible for admission to college, AND
  • you have final grades for three (3) high school years preceding the year of graduation; AND
  • you must not have taken the UPCAT and any college courses before SY2018-2019

The UPCAT consists of 4 subtests: Science, Math, Language Proficiency (in English and Filipino), and Reading Comprehension (in English and Filipino). Standardized UPCAT scores are combined with the weighted average of the last 3 years of high school final grades to determine the UP admission grade. To implement the policy of demographic access, the selection of campus qualifiers also considers socioeconomic and geographic factors.

Qualifying for a Degree Program

Campus qualifiers are ranked according to grade predictors of their chosen degree programs.

  • Acceptance into a degree program is based on rank per chosen degree program and program quota
  • If you don't make it to your first choice of program, you will be screened again for your next choice

If you still do not make it to your last indicated course choice, you will remain qualified for that campus but must then find a degree program with available slots (DPWS) in that campus. The campus Registrar's Office will help you find that program.

Appeals

If you do not qualify to any of your campus choices, you may appeal for admission to a program in another UP campus if your admission grade is within the campus' posted cutoff grade, and the program has available slots. Present your Non-Qualifier's Slip indicating your admission grade (sent to you in the mail) to the Registrar's Office of the campus you want to enter. There is no guarantee of acceptance as each campus may have additional criteria for admission through appeals.

B. THROUGH THE ISKOLAR NG BAYAN PROGRAM

Filipino graduates from the Top Ten of the graduating classes of public high schools may apply for freshman automatic admission (i.e. without having to take the UPCAT) for SY 2018-2019, provided you meet other UP admission requirements, as provided by a transitory provision of the Iskolar ng Bayan Law of 2014.

  • You are also entitled to free tuition and other school fees for the first year of college.
  • Application forms for the Iskolar ng Bayan program may be obtained from the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) or Office of Scholarships and Student Services (OSSS) of the CU chosen by the applicant.
  • There are limited slots per campus for the Iskolar ng Bayan Program.

C. THROUGH INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Foreign OR Filipino applicants who have graduated or are graduating from a secondary school/home school abroad (i.e. international applicant) and have not enrolled in college before SY2018-2019 may be admitted as freshmen by Automatic Admission (i.e. without taking the UPCAT), provided they meet other requirements, including qualifications for college admission by national or international foreign-administered examinations as specified. For details please visit https://upcat.edu.ph.

D. TRANSFER ADMISSIONS (NOT FOR FRESHMEN)

Students from other universities may apply for transfer to a UP campus after earning 33 academic units in another school with a weighted average of 2.00 or better on the UP marking system. Information regarding transfer procedures to UP may be obtained from the Office of the University Registrar of the respective UP campuses.

SY 2018-2019 ADMISSIONS THROUGH THE UPCAT

I. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. Senior high school student expecting to graduate in 2018 from a DepEd-accredited high school or an accredited secondary school abroad; OR
  2. Graduate of a DepEd- accredited high school or accredited secondary school abroad; OR
  3. PEPT Certified Eligible for college; AND
  4. With final grades for three (3) high school years preceding the year of graduation; AND
  5. Must not have taken any college subject/s prior to taking the UPCAT; AND
  6. Must not have taken the UPCAT previously.
DATES TO REMEMBER
START OF APPLICATION PERIODJuly 17, 2017
DEADLINE FOR FILING OF APLICATIONS 18 August 2017 – Metro Manila Private Schools
25 August 2017 – Metro Manila Public Schools
September 1, 2017 - Non-Metro Manila Schools
& applications thru Regional Filing Centers
(Late Applications will be subject to late fees)
CHECKLIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Before you start your application, please prepare the following required documents that you have to submit together with your application. Attach this checklist to the front of your Form 1.

Category of Applicant Required Documents
All applicants Four recent 2X2 identical photographs
Proof of payment of UPCAT application fee
Completed UPCAT Forms 1 and 2
IF High school graduate already High school diploma
IF Graduating in 2018 from a DepEd-accredited HS DepEd Certificate of Approval or Permit to Operate transition program
IF Philippine Education Placement Test (PEPT) taker PEPT Certificate of Eligibility to Enter College and PEPT grades
IF Transferee (i.e. has taken subjects from another high school) Signed and certified legible photocopy of the Permanent Secondary School Record (F137) from other school with all the grades earned within
IF Exempted from payment of application fee:
Annual gross family income is PhP130,000 or less; OR 2016 ITRs of earning family members or BIR Certificate of Exemption
A Top Ten graduate/prospective graduate of a public high school Certified Ranked overall list of the school's TOP TEN students across all programs and/or campuses

II. HOW TO APPLY FOR THE UPCAT

STEP 1. Fill out application Form 1 (UPCAT Application for Freshman Admission) online or manually.

For ONLINE application of UPCAT Form1:

For instructions, go to UP website (www.up.edu.ph) or directly to https://upcatonline.up.edu.ph.

The UPCAT Online application should be accessed on a laptop or pc, not on a mobile phone/tablet. Make sure you have a stable internet connection.

  1. Fill out UPCAT Form1 completely online. You will need an email address for logging on to your application account and receiving notifications about your application.
  2. Print out the pdf copy of your UPCAT Form1 and Form2.
  3. Sign in the appropriate boxes provided in Forms 1 and 2 for your signature.

Please use legal size (8.5X13) bond paper for printing Forms 1 and 2.

For MANUAL application of UPCAT Form1:

  1. Get application forms from:
    • Your authorized school representative
    • The System Office of Admissions in UP Diliman
    • The Office of the Registrar in a UP campus outside UP Diliman
  2. Fill out Form 1 completely and sign in the appropriate boxes provided for your signature.
  3. Attach required documents.
STEP 2. Give UPCAT Form 2 (Secondary School Record) to your high school principal/school head to be filled out.

Only a duly authorized school official may fill out this form with your high school records. Make sure both you and the school official sign Form2 and that you get back the accomplished Form2.

STEP 3. Pay the UPCAT Application fee.

The non-refundable UPCAT Application Fee is:

  • P450 for Filipinos with annual gross family income of more than P130,000
  • P450 for resident foreign applicants studying in the Philippines
  • US$50 for non-resident foreign applicants

Exempted from payment of the application fee are Filipino applicants belonging to either of these groups:

  • Those with annual gross family income of P130,000 or less (attach to application 2016 ITRs of earning members of the family or BIR Certification of Exemption); OR
  • Top ten graduates or prospective graduates of public high schools (attach to application a certified, ranked overall list of the school's TOP TEN students across all curricular programs and/or campuses signed by the School Head/Principal)
MODES OF PAYMENT: The application fee may be paid through any of the following:
  • Any Land Bank (LBP) branch, Account No. 1462-2220-13 (only for peso payments);
  • Any Philippine National Bank (PNB) branch, Account No. 393496000021 (for peso payments) or Account No. 393496000039 (for US dollar payments);
  • Manager's/Cashier's Check/s (MC/CC) preferably from any of the following: Asia United Bank Corporation; Bank of Commerce; Bank of the Philippine Islands; BDO Private Bank, Inc; BDO Unibank, Inc; China Banking Corporation; China Banking Corporation; Citibank NA; Development Bank of the Philippines; East West Banking Corporation; Land Bank of the Philippines; Maybank Philippines, Inc; Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company; Philippine National Bank; PhilippineTrust Company; Philippine Veterans Bank; Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation; Robinsons Bank Corporation; Security Bank Corporation; Standard Chartered Bank; The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation; Union Bank of the Philippines; United Coconut Planters Bank

NOTE:

  1. Landbank and PNB will be charging a service fee of P25 for every application;
  2. Different banks have also set their own fees for the purchase of Manager's Checks
STEP 4. Submit the completed UPCAT Forms 1 and 2 and all other required documents.

Applications may be submitted to:

  1. UP Office of Admissions, University of the Philippines, 1101 Diliman, Q.C., either in person OR through the authorized school (not a bank) representative, OR by mail
  2. Selected regional UPCAT application filing centers in: UP Baguio, UP Cebu, UPEP in Pampanga, UP Los Banos, UP Iloilo, UP Tacloban and UP Mindanao

Include a self-addressed stamped envelope or use return courier service if the Test Permit is to be mailed back to you. Be sure to use your school address.

You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application and the details of your Test Permit. You may also monitor the status of your application by logging on to your UPCAT Online Account (https://upcatonline.up.edu.ph).

STEP 5. Claim your Test Permit
  1. For applications filed through an authorized school representative, pick up your Test Permit from the school representative, about a week after the date of submission of application;
  2. For personally filed applications, pick up your Test Permit from the Office of Admissions on the same day;
  3. For applications filed thru regional filing centers or by mail, wait for your Test Permit to be mailed to your school. The list of examinees with processed applications will also be sent to your school's official e-mail address. If your name is not among the listed examinees for your school, check with the Office of Admissions (9818500 Local 3827, 3828 or 3831), and follow-up with the UPCAT Examiner assigned to the UPCAT Test Center nearest to your high school on the Friday just before the UPCAT.

Remember the date, time and place of your UPCAT session.

III. TAKING THE UPCAT

Go to your designated Test Center on the date specified in your Test Permit: OCTOBER 21 or 22, 2017. Be there by 6:30am (morning session) or 12nn (afternoon session).

  • Bring only your Test Permit, 2 good quality pencils, sharpener, rubber eraser and snacks.
  • The test administration will last about five hours.

The use of cellphones, calculating devices, and/or cameras during the test is strictly prohibited and will be a cause for immediate rejection of application for admission to UP.

IV. UPCAT RESULTS

Check the UP website https://upcat.up.edu.ph for announcements and posting of UPCAT results between March and April 2018. A list of UP Qualifiers from your school will be sent to your principal. Individual notices will also be sent to all examinees.

If you qualify for admission to UP, register according to the instructions provided by the college or unit to which you have been accepted.

UP MANILA RETURN SERVICE AGREEMENT

UP Manila launched a Return Service Program in 2001 for students of its health colleges to sign a contract that requires them to work in the Philippines for a period of not less than 2 years within 5 years after graduation.

The Return Service Agreement (RSA) covers the different courses offered by:

  • College of Allied Medical Professions
  • College of Dentistry
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Public Health
  • College of Medicine, and
  • School of Health Services.

Under the RSA, graduates are mandated to serve in the country, preferably in accordance with the roles and nature of their respective professions and along the three major functions of the university, but not limited to education/training, research, and direct service.

For further information on the RSA, please visit this website http://alumni.upm.edu.ph/?q=node/5 or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 525-3802.

FRESHMAN ADMISSIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS (FROM SECONDARY SCHOOLS ABROAD)

A foreign OR Filipino applicant who has graduated or is graduating from a secondary school/home school abroad (i.e. international applicant) and has not enrolled in college may be admitted to the freshman class by automatic admission OR by taking the UPCAT.

By Automatic Admission

An international applicant may apply for automatic admission (i.e. without taking the UPCAT) if s/he meets the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a high school program in the country where s/he had secondary education (including the completion of a one- or two-year pre-university education in a country where such is a prerequisite for admission to a bachelor's degree program); AND
  2. Qualifications for college admission by any of the following national or international foreign-administered examinations: the SAT, OR the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Examination, OR the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB), OR other equivalent examinations approved by UP.
    1. SAT: (scores must not have been taken more than 4 years before application)
      Minimum SAT Scores Old SAT Redesigned SAT
      TOTAL SCORE 1200 1270
      SECTION SCORES
      Math 600 620
      Critical Reading 600 -
      Evidence-based Writing + Critical Reading - 650
    2. GCE: 2 ordinary (O) level passes and 3 advanced (A) level passes; OR
    3. International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  3. In the case of an applicant whose native language or whose medium of instruction in the secondary school is not English, a minimum score (500 if paper based or 173 if computer based) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Admission through the UP College Admission Test (UPCAT)

Filipino or Foreign graduates from accredited high schools/home schools abroad may take the UP College Admission Test (UPCAT) if unable to satisfy the requirements for automatic admission. They must follow the same UPCAT application process with the required supporting documents as all other UPCAT applicants, and pay the non-refundable application fee (US $50 for non-resident foreign applicants).

Only correctly filled up application forms with the required supporting documents and the non-refundable application fee will be processed. 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.

INFORMATION ON SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of the Philippines is highly committed to admitting the best students and providing increased access to quality higher education. All UP students are provided partial tuition subsidies by government appropriations, but additionally the University provides possible tuition discounts and/or additional financial assistance for qualified students in the form of monthly subsidies for living expenses. Students may also avail of tuition loans and short-term loans from the Student Loan Board.

Since 1991, the UP Oblation Scholarship has been awarded to the top fifty UPCAT students. The benefits include free tuition, miscellaneous and laboratory fees, and a monthly incentive. Recipients may enjoy the UP Oblation Scholarship throughout the normal length of time required to finish their chosen degree program, provided they maintain the required grade point average.

The INTARMED (Integrated Arts-Medicine) Program is a 7-year curriculum that allows high school graduates to directly enter the UP College of Medicine. INTARMED scholars are chosen from the UPCAT top 50 males and top 50 females to participate in this accelerated medical program.

General information about UP Student Financial Assistance Programs

The University of the Philippines (UP) offers a number of programs to support students in need of financial assistance. These are grouped according to financial needs they address:

Programs that reduce cost of tuition and other school fees
  • Iskolar ng Bayan Act
  • Socialized Tuition (ST) System
  • Other Scholarship and Grant Programs that waive tuition and other school fees offered by UP's constituent universities
Programs that provide living allowance on monthly or per semester basis
  • Student and Graduate Assistantships (SAGA)
  • Socialized Tuition (ST) System
  • UP Presidential Scholarship
  • UP Presidential Leadership Grant
  • Other student programs that grant cash allowances offered by UP's constituent universities
Programs that defer cash payments during the semester
  • UP Tuition Loan Program
  • Other tuition loan programs offered by UP's constituent universities

ISKOLAR NG BAYAN ACT. By virtue of RA 10648, UP will admit and offer free tuition and other fees to students (1) who belong to the Top 10 graduates of a public high school, and (2) who graduated from public high schools from the region where a UP constituent university is located. The total number of grantees shall be limited to approximately five (5) percent of previous year's freshmen enrollees. Once selected, grantees' tuition and other fees are waived on their first year in UP.

SOCIALIZED TUITION SYSTEM (ST System). UP created the ST System to reduce the cost paid by students during enrollment, based on the assessment of the paying capacity of the household to which a student belongs. Using the information submitted by the students, the University may waive a portion or the full cost required during enrollment. To ensure that financially disadvantaged students can also afford living expenses in UP, the ST System waives the full cost of tuition and other fees, and in certain cases, grants monthly stipends (P3,500/month) to students from low-income households. There is no limit to the number of grantees under the ST System.

STUDENT AND GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS (SAGA). The UP's SAGA is a program for upperclassmen and graduate students to gain experiences on leadership and ethics in the workplace, in the course of assisting UP in fulfilling its teaching, research, and public service functions. Student Assistants (SAs) are given allowances based on hours rendered: Currently at P60/hour for undergraduate students, P100/hour for MA/MS, and P140/hour for PhD. The total number of student assistants varies every semester based on the number requested by UP units who will take in the students.

UP PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP AND UP PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP GRANT PROGRAMS. These programs are competitive scholarship programs awarded to students with outstanding academic accomplishments and leadership achievements. Undergraduate students with a general weighted average of at least a "1.75" and "2.75" are eligible to apply for the scholarships, respectively. The total number of scholars is limited to the number of slots that are vacant every academic year.

UP TUITION LOAN PROGRAM. UP's tuition loan program allows students to defer up to 100% of the amount of tuition and other school fees (except student fund), at zero interest when settled in full before the end of the term. The program also facilitates installment payment during the semester. There is no limits to the number of students who can benefit from UP's Tuition Loan Program.

Other scholarships, study grants and awards donated by government and private companies or individuals, are also available. For inquiries or additional information, please email the UP System Office of Student Financial Assistance at [email protected], or check the websites of the Office of Student Affairs/Office of Scholarships and Student Services of the different UP campus units (e.g. http://ovcsa.upd.edu.ph/osa.htm; https://uplbosa.org). For UP Diliman, you may go directly to the OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND STUDENT SERVICES (OSSS), Vinzon's Hall, UP Diliman, QC, or check http://ovcsa.upd.edu.ph/osss.htm.

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS (Requiring qualification through UPCAT)

UP BAGUIO www.upb.edu.ph

  • 1038 BS Biology
  • 1045 BS Management Economics
  • 1101 BS Mathematics
  • 1107 BS Physics
  • 1118 B Fine Arts b
  • 1132 BS Computer Science
  • 1160 BA Communication a
  • 1189 BA Language & Literature
  • 1194 BA Social Sciences (Economics) c
  • 1195 BA Social Sciences (History) c
  • 1196 BA Social Sciences (Social Anthropology) c

UP CEBU www.upcebu.edu.ph

  • 2022 BA Political Science
  • 2023 BA Psychology
  • 2038 BS Biology
  • 2099 BS Management
  • 2101 BS Mathematics
  • 2132 BS Computer Science
  • 2154 B Fine Arts (Product Design)
  • 2155 B Fine Arts (Studio Arts) b
  • 2163 BA Communication

UPEP PAMPANGA www.upepp.upd.edu.ph

  • 3023 BA Applied Psychology
  • 3135 BS Business Management
  • 3201 BA Business Economics

UP DILIMAN www.upd.edu.ph

  • 4001 BA Anthropology
  • 4007 BA Comparative Literature
  • 4010 BA European Languages
  • 4012 BA History
  • 4016 BA Journalism
  • 4017 BA Linguistics
  • 4020 BA Philosophy
  • 4022 BA Political Science
  • 4023 BA Psychology
  • 4025 BA Sociology
  • 4027 BA Speech Communication
  • 4028 BA Theatre Arts b
  • 4036 BS Architecture (5 yrs)
  • 4038 BS Biology
  • 4040 BS Business Administration
  • 4043 BS Business Administration & Accountancy (5 yrs)
  • 4044 BS Business Economics
  • 4046 BS Chemistry
  • 4047 BS Clothing Technology
  • 4048 BS Community Development
  • 4049 BS Community Nutrition
  • 4078 BS Chemical Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4079 BS Civil Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4080 BS Electrical Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4081 BS Geodetic Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4082 BS Industrial Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4083 BS Mechanical Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4084 BS Metallurgical Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4085 BS Mining Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4086 BS Family Life & Child Development
  • 4088 BS Food Technology (5 yrs)
  • 4091 BS Geography
  • 4092 BS Geology
  • 4093 BS Home Economics
  • 4096 BA Philippine Studies
  • 4097 BA Filipino at Panitikan ng Pilipinas
  • 4101 BS Mathematics
  • 4107 BS Physics (5 yrs)
  • 4110 BS Psychology
  • 4112 BS Social Work
  • 4114 BS Statistics
  • 4116 BS Tourism
  • 4118 B Fine Arts b
  • 4121 B Landscape Architecture
  • 4122 B Library & Information Science
  • 4123 B Music (5 yrs) b
  • 4124 B Physical Education
  • 4129 BS Applied Physics (5 yrs)
  • 4132 BS Computer Science
  • 4138 B Secondary Education
  • 4139 B Elementary Education
  • 4141 BA Broadcast Communication
  • 4145 BS Economics
  • 4147 BS Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • 4148 B Public Administration
  • 4156 BA Art Studies
  • 4158 BA English Studies
  • 4159 BA Malikhaing Pagsulat sa Filipino
  • 4161 B Sports Science
  • 4178 BA Communication Research
  • 4180 BS Computer Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4181 BS Electronics & Communications Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4188 BS Materials Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 4190 BS Hotel, Restaurant & Institution Management
  • 4195 BA Creative Writing
  • 4196 BS Interior Design
  • 4279 BA Film

UP VISAYAS - Iloilo www.upv.edu.ph

  • 5012 BA History
  • 5022 BA Political Science
  • 5023 BA Psychology
  • 5025 BA Sociology
  • 5034 BS Applied Mathematics
  • 5038 BS Biology
  • 5042 BS Business Administration (Marketing)
  • 5046 BS Chemistry
  • 5078 BS Chemical Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 5087 BS Fisheries
  • 5088 BS Food Technology
  • 5099 BS Management
  • 5111 BS Public Health
  • 5114 BS Statistics
  • 5132 BS Computer Science
  • 5145 BS Economics
  • 5176 BS Accountancy (5 yrs)
  • 5182 BA Literature
  • 5202 BA Community Development
  • 5241 BA Communication and Media Studies

UP LOS BAÑOS www.uplb.edu.ph

  • 6006 BA Communication Arts
  • 6020 BA Philosophy
  • 6025 BA Sociology
  • 6030 BS Agricultural Chemistry (5 yrs)
  • 6031 BS Agricultural Economics
  • 6032 BS Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 6033 BS Agriculture
  • 6034 BS Applied Mathematics
  • 6037 BS Agricultural Biotechnology
  • 6038 BS Biology
  • 6046 BS Chemistry
  • 6050 BS Development Communication
  • 6078 BS Chemical Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 6079 BS Civil Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 6080 BS Electrical Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 6082 BS Industrial Engineering (5 yrs)
  • 6088 BS Food Technology
  • 6090 BS Forestry
  • 6097 BS Human Ecology
  • 6101 BS Mathematics
  • 6114 BS Statistics
  • 6127 D Veterinary Medicine (6 yrs) e
  • 6129 BS Applied Physics
  • 6132 BS Computer Science
  • 6137 BS Nutrition
  • 6145 BS Economics
  • 6175 BS Agribusiness Management
  • 6194 BS Mathematics and Science Teaching

UP MANILA www.upm.edu.ph

  • 7022 BA Political Science
  • 7038 BS Biology
  • 7098 BS Industrial Pharmacy (5 yrs) d
  • 7103 BS Nursing d
  • 7104 BS Occupational Therapy d
  • 7105 BS Pharmacy (5 yrs) d
  • 7106 BS Physical Therapy (5 yrs) d
  • 7111 BS Public Health d
  • 7113 BS Speech Pathology d
  • 7126 D Dental Medicine (6 yrs) d
  • 7128 BA Development Studies
  • 7129 BS Applied Physics
  • 7132 BS Computer Science
  • 7144 BA Organizational Communication
  • 7149 BA Philippine Arts
  • 7183 BS Biochemistry
  • 7187 BA Behavioral Sciences
  • 7193 BA Social Sciences (Area Studies)

UP VISAYAS - TACLOBAN COLLEGE http://www.upv.edu.ph/index.php/academics/degree-programs

  • 8006 BA Communication Arts
  • 8023 BA Psychology
  • 8038 BS Biology
  • 8099 BS Management
  • 8132 BS Computer Science
  • 8170 BA Social Sciences (Political Science)
  • 8176 BS Accountancy (5 yrs)
  • 8177 BA Social Sciences (Economics)

UP MINDANAO www2.upmin.edu.ph

  • 9001 BA Anthropology
  • 9006 BA Communication Arts
  • 9034 BS Applied Mathematics
  • 9036 BS Architecture
  • 9038 BS Biology
  • 9088 BS Food Technology
  • 9132 BS Computer Science
  • 9157 BA English (Creative Writing)
  • 9203 BS Agribusiness Economics

UP OPEN UNIVERSITY www.upou.edu.ph

  • A337 B Education Studies (4 yrs, trimester) f
  • A341 BA Multimedia Studies (4 yrs, trimester) f
  • a Concentration in Journalism or Speech Communication
  • b UPCAT qualifiers must also pass a Talent Test.
  • c Minor in Philosophy, Political Science, or Psychology.
  • d Covered by a Return Service Agreement.
  • e Passing the National Veterinary Admission Test (NVAT) is a requisite for admission to the Four-Year Professional Veterinary Medicine Curriculum.
  • f To be taken online.

Note: Unless otherwise indicated in parenthesis, an undergraduate program is ordinarily completed after four years. Please note also that some undergraduate programs (e.g. Business, Engineering, Music and Physics) in UP Diliman, and Engineering programs in UP Los Banos are undergoing curricular revisions with a possibility of a reduction in program length for SY2018.

NON-BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS (UPCAT not required)

  • Certificate in Fine Arts - 3 yrs: Diliman (CFA)
  • Certificate in Fine Arts (Visual Arts) - 3 yrs: Baguio
  • Certificate in Fine Arts (Studio Arts) - 3 yrs: Cebu
  • Certificate in Music - 3 yrs: Diliman
  • Certificate in Sports Studies - 2 yrs: Diliman (CHK)
  • Certificate in Theater Arts - 2 yrs: Diliman (CAL)
  • Certificate in Forestry - 2 yrs: LBV (CF)
  • Diploma in Creative and Performing Musical Arts - 4 yrs: Diliman (CM)
  • Sertipiko sa Malikhaing Pagsuklat sa Filipino - 2 yrs: Diliman (CAL)
  • Associate in Arts - Open University

TEST CENTERS

REGION 1 ILOCOS

0103BATAC, ILOCOS NORTEMARIANO MARCOS STATE UNIVERSITY
0122DAGUPAN CITYDAGUPAN CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
0125URDANETA, PANGASINANURDANETA CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
0126SAN FERNANDO CITYDMMMSU-MID LA UNION CAMPUS
0129VIGAN CITYUNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN PHILIPPINES

REGION 2 CAGAYAN VALLEY

0201BASCO, BATANESBATANES NATIONAL SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL
0202APARRI, CAGAYANCAGAYAN STATE UNIVERSITY AT APARRI
0206BAYOMBONG, NUEVA VIZCAYANUEVA VIZCAYA STATE UNIVERSITY
0207DIFFUN, QUIRINOQUIRINO STATE UNIVERSITY LABORATORY HIGH SCHOOL
0208ILAGAN, ISABELAISABELA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
0223TUGUEGARAO CITYCAGAYAN STATE UNIVERSITY-ANDREWS CAMPUS

REGION 3 CENTRAL LUZON

0302MEYCAUAYAN, BULACANMEYCAUAYAN COLLEGE
0307BALER, AURORAAURORA NATIONAL SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL
0321CLARK, PAMPANGAUP DILIMAN EXTENSION PROGRAM IN PAMPANGA
0322CABANATUAN CITY, NUEVA ECIJAARAULLO UNIVERSITY-PHINMA
0323OLONGAPO CITYOLONGAPO CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
0326TARLAC CITYTARLAC NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
0327BALANGA CITYBATAAN PENINSULA STATE UNIVERSITY
0330SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, BULACANCOLLEGE OF SAINT ANTHONY
0332MALOLOS, BULACANBULACAN STATE UNIVERSITY
0399ANGELES CITYANGELES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION

REGION 4-A CALABARZON

0403IMUS, CAVITEIMUS PILOT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, GOV DM CAMERINO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
0404LOS BANOS, LAGUNAUP LOS BANOS
0421BATANGAS CITYLYCEUM OF THE PHILIPPINES UNIVERSITY
0424LUCENA CITYMANUEL S ENVERGA UNIV FOUNDATION
0428TRECE MARTIRES, CAVITETRECE MARTIRES CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
0429ANTIPOLO CITYASSUMPTION ANTIPOLO INC
0499BACOOR, CAVITEBACOOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

REGION 4-B MIMAROPA

1701BOAC, MARINDUQUEMARINDUQUE NATIONAL HS
1702SAN JOSE, OCCIDENTAL MINDOROOCCIDENTAL MINDORO STATE COLLEGE
1704CUYO, PALAWANPALAWAN STATE UNIVERSITY-CUYO
1705ODIONGAN, ROMBLONROMBLON STATE UNIVERSITY
1721CALAPAN CITYORIENTAL MINDORO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
1722PUERTO PRINCESA CITYPALAWAN STATE UNIVERSITY

REGION 5 BICOL

0502DAET, CAMARINES NORTEOUR LADY OF LOURDES COLLEGE FDN
0504VIRAC, CATANDUANESCATANDUANES STATE UNIVERSITY
0522LEGAZPI CITYBICOL UNIVERSITY
0523NAGA CITYBICOL STATE COLL OF APPLIED SCI & TECH
0525MASBATE CITYMASBATE NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL
0526SORSOGON CITYSORSOGON STATE COLLEGE

REGION 6 WESTERN VISAYAS

0601KALIBO, AKLANAKLAN STATE UNIVERSITY-CIT
0602SAN JOSE, ANTIQUEST ANTHONY'S COLLEGE
0604JORDAN, GUIMARASSAINT JOSEPH SCHOOL - HIJAS DE JESUS INC
0621BACOLOD CITYCOLEGIO SAN AGUSTIN-BACOLOD
0624ILOILO CITYUP VISAYAS
0626ROXAS CITYCOLEGIO DELA PURISIMA CONCEPCION

REGION 7 CENTRAL VISAYAS

0704LARENA, SIQUIJORSIQUIJOR STATE COLLEGE
0723CEBU CITYUP CEBU
0725DUMAGUETE CITYNEGROS ORIENTAL STATE UNIVERSITY
0728TAGBILARAN CITYBOHOL WISDOM SCHOOL

REGION 8 EASTERN VISAYAS

0801NAVAL, BILIRANNAVAL STATE UNIVERSITY
0804BORONGAN, EASTERN SAMAREASTERN SAMAR STATE UNIVERSITY
0805CATARMAN, NORTHEN SAMARDEPED NORTHERN SAMAR DIVISION, REGION VIII
0806CATBALOGAN, WESTERN SAMARSAMAR NATIONAL SCHOOL
0822ORMOC CITYNEW ORMOC CITY NATIONAL HS
0823TACLOBAN CITYUPV TACLOBAN COLLEGE
0824MAASIN CITYSAINT JOSEPH COLLEGE

REGION 9 ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA

0922DIPOLOG CITYZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

REGION 10 NORTHERN MINDANAO

1004MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUINCAMIGUIN POLYTECHNIC STATE COLLEGE

REGION 11 DAVAO

1103MATI, DAVAO ORIENTALMATI NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL
1121DAVAO CITYUP MINDANAO
1123TAGUM CITYTAGUM CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
1124DIGOS CITYDIGOS CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

REGION 12 SOCCSKSARGEN

1225GENERAL SANTOS CITYMINDANAO STATE UNIVERSITY-CETD
1226KORONADAL, SOUTH COTABATONOTRE DAME OF MARBEL UNIVERSITY

REGION 13 CARAGA

1302SAN FRANCISCO, AGUSAN DEL SURAGUSAN DEL SUR NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
1304TANDAG, SURIGAO DEL SURJACINTO P ELPA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
1321BUTUAN CITYFR SATURNINO URIOS UNIVERSITY
1322SURIGAO CITYSURIGAO STATE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

REGION 14 CAR

1401BANGUED, ABRAABRA HIGH SCHOOL
1403BANAUE, IFUGAOIMMACULATE CONCEPCION SCHOOL
1405BONTOC, MOUNTAIN PROVINCEMT PROVINCE GEN COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL
1407TABUK, KALINGAST WILLIAM'S ACADEMY
1421BAGUIO CITYUP BAGUIO

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION NCR

1622MANILA CITYUP MANILA
1624QUEZON CITYUP DILIMAN

Additional Test Centers may be opened as necessary. Prospective applicants will be notified accordingly. Please visit the UPCAT website for updates.