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General Information for Graduate

You may also email the colleges offering the
program of your choice. Please see below their
email addresses:
College of
Architecture………………………..tahanan.ng.diwa@gm
ail.com
Asian
Center……………………………………….garden.layda@yah
oo.com
Archaeological Studies Program (ASP)……………
asp@up.edu.ph
College of Arts &
Letters……………………………….kal@up.edu.ph
College of Business
Administration……………….cba@up.edu.ph
College of Fine
Arts……………………………………….spark@up.edu.ph
College of Home
Economics………………………….ocs.che@up.edu
College of Human
Kinetics……………………….marvin_sabado@yahoo.com
College of Mass Communications…………………
cmc@up.edu.ph
College of
Science………………………………………..csec@science.up
d.edu.ph
College of Social Sciences &
Philosophy………..mttpvicente@yahoo.com
College of Social Work & Community
Development……………………………………………….
cswcd@up.edu.ph
School of
Economics………………………………..consuelo.aurelio@
up.edu.ph
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edu.com School of Urban Planning……………………….tmc@up. OR 61 IF INTERNET BASED UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES DILIMAN Office of the University Registrar Diliman.edu.com School of Statistics……………………………………….. 173 IF COMPUTER BASED. ….ph College of Law………………………………………………… ocs.gtmalicdem@g mail.educ@ced.edu.ph School of Labor & Industrial Relations…………… nats2men@yahoo..Terence_tumolva@yahoo.ncpag@up.p h Technology Management Center………………….ph College of Engineering…………………….upd ..edu.College of Education……………………………………….com National College of Public Administration & Governance (NCPAG) ………………………………….ilis@up.com College of Music…………………………………………….com Institute of Islamic Studies……………………………… mamorados@up.uplaw@yahoo.cpage.edu.ph School of Library Information Science……………..jcvalmeda@ya hoo.edu. HAS TO SUBMIT HIS/HER TOEFL RESULT WITH A MINIMUM SCORE OF 500 IF PAPER BASED.ph NOTE: FOR APPLICANTS WHOSE MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IN THEIR PREVIOUS SCHOOL/UNIVERSITY IS NOT ENGLISH. Quezon City 1101 Philippines General Information for Graduate Applicants 2 .weplan_at_surp@up.

3. 1. Proof of English and/or Filipino proficiency shall be required of students whose native language is not English or Filipino. and 4. satisfaction of additional University requirements such as a health clearance and other special admission requirements that may be imposed by the head of the College/unit. duly accomplished application for admission form. possession of a bachelor’s degree. where necessary. 3. For Filipino proficiency. Final admission will be subject to verification of documents submitted against the original copies of credentials.00 for resident aliens. including two (2) passport-size photographs. language proficiency. through channels. Information about this test may be obtained from Educational Testing Service. and US$25. 3. B. USA. 5. a health certificate and other additional and special admission requirements that may be imposed by the University and the head of the College/unit or Graduate Office/Committee concerned. intellectual capacity & aptitude for advanced studies & research. a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning. All applications must be received on or before February 15 for those enrolling in the first semester and on or before July 30 for those enrolling in the second semester. through channels. by the Department of Education or by duly designated authorities in the country of the applicant). Master’s Degree Program Admission into a Master’s program shall require 1. and 4. For English proficiency. C. New Jersey 08540. two written recommendations from former professors or experts in the field.00 for Filipino citizens. if any) – one original and two photocopies. P200.00 for non-resident aliens. marriage contract (for married women applicants). 2. satisfaction of additional University requirements such as a health clearance and other special admission requirements that may be imposed by the head of the unit concerned and/or appropriate Graduate Committee/ Office. except those who graduated from institutions where the medium of instruction is English or Filipino. Credentials filed in support of the application become the property of the University of the Philippines and will not be returned to the applicant. official transcript of academic record of undergraduate work (and graduate work.ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY A. depending on the college). language proficiency. 2. 4. 6. intellectual capacity & aptitude for advanced studies & research. REQUIREMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED In order that application for admission may be processed. Applications accompanied by photocopies of academic records not properly authenticated will not be processed. 4. Doctoral Degree Program For admission to a doctoral program. 2. 3 . 3. Certified English translations should also be submitted. 2. a score of at least 500 if paper-based or 173 if computer based or 61 Internet based Test. For evaluation purposes. photocopies of records may be accepted provided they are properly authenticated (in the case of foreign applicants. high intellectual capacity. an applicant must satisfy the following minimum requirements for admission: 1. the following documents should be submitted directly to the respective college offering the intended program. certification of English/Filipino language proficiency. A student in a Diploma program may opt to proceed to a Master’s program upon approval of the Dean/Director. or a master’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning. a certification shall be required from a duly authorized unit of the University. language proficiency. a non-refundable application fee (minimum of P100. in the case of a direct doctoral program. through channels. Some colleges may set a different deadline for filing. Princeton. through channels. a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning. Diploma Degree Program Admission into a Diploma Degree Program shall require 1. in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) shall be required.

Police Clearance issued by the national police authorities in the student’s country of origin or legal residence duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post having consular jurisdiction over the place. Requirements to be submitted to the Bureau of Immigration through ISP. and medical certificate (FA Form No. apply for a student visa by submitting the following in three (3) sets (original copy and 2 photocopies) to the International Students Program (ISP). 9(f) – student visa 2. PD 218 – foreign investor 6. 3. and police clearance from where you have been permanently residing. 2. Police Clearance Certificate issued by the National Police Authorities in the student’s country of origin or residence duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post having consular jurisdiction over the place for a student who resided in the Philippines for less than 59 days. However. 1101 Philippines at least three (3) months before the start of the semester. as well as school dues and other incidental expenses. Photocopy of data page of the student’s passport showing date and place of birth. 2). left and right thumb mark prints on PHS and original 2x2 photos on plain white background taken not more than six months prior to submission. 7. and birth certificate or its equivalent duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post. d. b. Applying for a Student Visa Upon receipt of the official letter of admission from the University of the Philippines. Police Clearance issued by the national police authorities in the student’s country of origin or legal residence duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post having consular jurisdiction over the place. duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the applicant’s country of origin or legal residence. c. SIRV – Special Investor Resident Visa employment (working 3. University of the Philippines Diliman. Scholastic records duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or legal residence. Report to the designated Philippine embassy/consulate upon appropriate notice and submit the following: a. b. 1. DEADLINES set by the Department of Foreign Affairs for the student visa applications: Visas other than student visa may be applied for at the Philippine Consulate/Embassy in the student’s home country. 5. and . 2. For First Semester Applicants – April 15 For Second Semester Applicants – September 30 B. Foreign students who are still abroad a. SRRV – Special Resident Retiree Visa 9. 6. 9(g) – pre-arranged visa/missionary) 5. Upon arrival in the Philippines. Original copy of the Notice of Acceptance (NOA) containing a clear impression of the school’s official dry seal. 9(e-1) or 9(e-2) – foreign government official or dependent 3. 1. he shall also be required to submit the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance. Copy of the student’s Personal History Statement signed by the student with a 2 x 2-inch photograph recently taken. 13(a) to 13 (g) – permanent resident 8. for a student who resided in the Philippines for more than 59 days at the time he applies for the said change/conversion of his admission status to that of a student. 11) in triplicate duly accomplished by the physician designated by the Philippine Consulate to perform the examination together with life-size chest X-ray film and laboratory reports. 47(a) (2) – exchange fellow or scholar sponsored by an international organization 4. Applying for Conversion of Visa status to that of Student A. photo. accompanied by personal seal. Six (6) copies of the Original Personal History Statement (PHS). A notarized Affidavit of Support including bank statements or notarized notice of grant for institutional scholars to cover expenses for the students accommodation and subsistence. Transcript of Records/Scholastic Records (original & two photocopies). duly accomplished and signed by the applicant in English and in national alphabet. 13. 9(e). Proof of adequate financial support to cover expenses for the student’s accommodation and subsistence. report to the OSA for your study permit. birth date and birthplace appear. Original copy of the school’s Notice of Acceptance (NOA) containing a clear impression of the school’s dry seal. and d. as well as school dues and other incidental expenses.IMMIGRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS A foreign student may be allowed to enroll if he has any of the following types of visa: 1. Quarantine Medical Examination by the National Quarantine Office. Office of Student Activities (OSA). 4 An alien admitted into the Philippines under any visa category may apply at the Bureau of Immigration for the change/conversion of his admission status to that of a student. Visa application form (FA Form No. c. Original & 2 photocopies of Notice of Acceptance (NOA)/Admission Letter from the University containing a clear impression of the University’s dry seal. if any. e. 4. Written indorsement from the school for the change/conversion of the admission status of the alien to that of a student. 9(d) – treaty trader 7. Passport pages where name. Quezon City.

00 an hour.) 120. 15. P200. **Private boarding houses may charge P3. for 10 months) 2. Student loans are granted by the University for tuition fees or part thereof. Graduate Assistantships. This does not include travel.000 School Related Materials & Equipment 100. Expenses might go higher depending on the prevailing economic conditions and on the lifestyle of the students. The counting of the period of residence shall start from the student’s first enrollment in a graduate course after admission into the graduate program and shall include all leaves of absence from the program. tuition.000 2. as well as academic and social adjustments in the University. for 10 months) Laundry (P1500/mo.e.0 The student must be officially enrolled in residence at least one (1) academic year prior to the conferment of the degree.50 for a maximum of 12 units. Estimated Personal Expenses of a Foreign Student ( subject to change) DOCTORAL: 1. depending on the college. cablegrams or telegraphic transfers. USVA Educational Assistance Program. clothing. depending on the college. 5 MASTER’S: 5 years DIPLOMA: 2 years . All communications regarding foreign students aside from admission matters should be addressed to the Director.00 for resident aliens. Personal checks are not acceptable..50 to P31.000 ____________________ *Under government regulations. the amount to be determined by the USVA.000 P 305. United States Code receive educational assistance allowance from the US government. miscellaneous. Laboratory fees range from P150 to P1800 per laboratory subject. Enrolled US veterans or their children entitled under Chapter 34 or 35.000 + Electric Appliances (500/mo.75 One Year (Two Semesters) Lodging** (10 months) International Center (800-1500/mo. Loans. Rental (P10000/mo. Application must be made with the Student Loan Board.000 to P7. To this amount should be added P100 deposit and P30 entrance fee. International Students Program.661. Quezon City. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS PROGRAM Financial Assistance The Office of International Students Program assists foreign students in obtaining their study permits and student visa. Title 38. To remain in good standing. The passport itself shall be presented to this Office for verification. FINANCIAL INFORMATION Fees* Graduate applicants pay a non-refundable application fee of a minimum of P100.8. a student must maintain the required CWAG in his/her course work at the end of each academic year until the completion of the Program of Study. including those taken in compliance with the Residence Rules. All fees are subject to change upon approval of the Board of Regents. for MASTER’S: DOCTORAL: 6 years for a student who enters the doctoral program with a Master’s degree or its equivalent in the same discipline and eight (8) years for one who enters the doctoral program with a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in an unrelated discipline. provided they carry at least 14 units a semester. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION Study Load The normal study load of a full-time student shall be nine (9) to twelve (12) units per semester of formal graduate courses and eight (8) to ten (10) units per trimester. data and stamp of the latest arrival pages of the passport of the student. this position pays P42.00 for Filipinos. and student fund) range from P4. University of the Philippines Diliman. Office of Scholarships & Student Services. Education Development Fee All foreign graduate students are required to pay the Education Development Fee (EDF) as follows: Per Semester Per Summer Resident Aliens US$250 US$100 Non-Resident Aliens US$500 US$200 Grade Requirement The Cumulative Weighted Average Grade (CWAG) shall be based on all courses taken by the student in his/her approved Program of Study. Photocopy of the photo.000 a month. The matriculation fees (i. and other incidental expenses.490.000 Time limit for the completion 10 months) Total DIPLOMA: Residence Rules Board (P12000/mo. and in their accommodations and arrival. The University of the Philippines is a USVA-approved institution.) Personal allowances (P5000/mo. for 10 months) 50. certified cashier’s checks.0 P 20. Open to graduate students with good grades in the University. the University can accept for the payment of fees only cash. and US$25 or its equivalent in Philippine pesos for non-resident aliens. not to exceed 100 hours a month. and manager’s checks. postal money orders.

Diploma in Remote Sensing Creative Writing. Remote Asian Center Sensing) Master in Philippine Studies Master of Science in Chemical Engineering Master of Arts in Asian Studies Master of Science in Civil Engineering Master in Asian Studies Master of Science in Computer Science Master of Arts in Philippine Studies Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Philippine Studies) Master of Science in Energy Engineering College of Business Administration Master of Science in Environmental Engineering Master of Business Administration Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Master of Science in Finance Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering MS Management Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) Doctor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering. Spanish. He shall not be allowed to enroll for more than 9 units a semester or to register for more than two years. in the opinion of the instructor and the Dean. the exchange rate is floating Doctor of Philosophy (Chemical Engineering. Master of Arts in Education Comparative Literature. except by permission of the Dean of the College concerned and the University Registrar. Director. even if he does not fully satisfy the entrance requirements. must present a written permit from his Dean. Cross-Registration A student registered in another collegiate institution and who wishes to cross-register in U. Filipino. LIST OF GRADUATE PROGRAMS College of Architecture School of Economics Master of Architecture Master in Development Economics Master of Tropical Landscape Architecture Master of Arts (Economics) Certificate in Building Technology Doctor of Philosophy (Economics) College of Arts & Letters College of Education Master of Arts (Araling Pilipino. or Registrar.ABOUT THE PHILIPPINES Special Students Climate A mature student. Creative Writing. French College of Engineering Language) Diploma in Industrial Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (Comparative Literature. German. Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering Hispanic Literature. Filipino. The permit shall state the total number of units for which the student may be registered and the subjects that he is authorized to take in the University. Subjects taken shall be non-credit although his work may be reported at the end of each semester as “satisfactory” or “unsatisfactory”.* ADMISSION OF NON-REGULAR STUDENTS Non-Degree Students A degree holder who is not currently enrolled in any other institution of higher learning may be allowed to take credit courses on the graduate level without following a formal degree program provided that he satisfies the appropriate requirements for admission to the University. His photograph with his signature at the back and signed across by his Dean. Theatre Arts. Art Studies. Doctor of Philosophy in Education: English Studies. or Registrar must be attached to the permit. except by special permission of the Dean. Speech Communication. he has the necessary information and ability to pursue profitably. There are two seasons: the rainy season from June to October and the dry season from November to May. Currency The monetary unit is the peso. He shall not be allowed to enroll for more than one semester. The conversion rate of a US dollar depends upon the conversion rate of the Central Bank at the time of enrollment. Electrical & ___________ Electronics Engineering) *Due to prevailing economic conditions. may be admitted as a special student and may enroll for such subjects which. Philippine Studies) Master of Science (Materials Science & Engineering. The climate in the Philippines is tropical and generally pleasant. Electrical & National College of Public Administration & 6 . Director. English Studies.P.

Physics) Master of Science in Human Movement Science Institute of Islamic Studies Master of Arts (Islamic Studies) School of Labor & Industrial Relations College of Social Sciences & Philosophy Diploma in Industrial Relations Diploma in Bioethics Master of Industrial Relations Master in International Studies College of Law Master in Population Studies Juris Doctor Master of Arts (Anthropology. Professional Masters in Applied Math) Doctor of Philosophy (Food Science. Chemical Education. Biology.D. Meteorology. History. Home Economics. Chemistry. Political Science. Environmental Science. Mathematics. Psychology. Philosophy. Meteorology. Physics. Materials Science & Engineering. Geology. Marine Science. Mathematics. Energy Engineering. Microbiology. Linguistics. Philippine Studies. Psychology. Materials Science & Engineering. Geology. Journalism. Philosophy. Chemistry. Film) Doctor of Philosophy (Anthropology. Demography. Nutrition) Master of Science (Applied Mathematics. Sociology) School of Library & Information Science Diploma in Librarianship Master of Library & Information Science Master of Arts Honors (Political Science) College of Mass Communication Master of Science Geography MA (Communication: Communication Research) Master of Science in Bioethics MA Media Studies (Broadcasting. Sociology) Doctor of Philosophy (Communication) College of Music Diploma in Ethnomusicology College of Social Work & Community Development Master of Music Diploma in Community Development Ph. Materials Science & Engineering) Governance Diploma in Public Management Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science Diploma in Voluntary Sector Management Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering Master of Public Administration Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering Doctor of Public Administration Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science College of Fine Arts College of Science Master of Fine Arts Diploma in Biology College of Home Economics Diploma in Chemistry Diploma in Early Childhood Development Diploma in Environmental Science Master of Family Life & Child Development Diploma in Mathematics Master of Hotel Restaurant & Institution Management Diploma in Meteorology Master of Home Economics Diploma in Physics Master of Interior Design Master of Arts (Mathematics. Molecular Biology & Biotechnology. Physics) Master of Science (Food Science. Political Science. Linguistics. in Music 7 . Nutrition) College of Human Kinetics Diploma in Exercise & Sports Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (Biology. Marine Science. Molecular Biology & Biotechnology. Environmental Science. History.Electronics Engineering.

Diploma in Community Organizing Diploma in Social Work Diploma in Women & Development Master of Community Development Master of Social Work Master of Arts (Women & Development) Doctor in Social Development School of Statistics Master of Statistics Master of Science (Statistics) Doctor of Philosophy (Statistics) School of Urban & Regional Planning Diploma in Urban & Regional Planning Master of Arts (Urban & Regional Planning) Master of Science in Regional Development Planning Doctor of Philosophy in Urban & Regional Planning Archaeological Studies Program Diploma in Archaeology Master of Arts (Archaeology) Master of Science (Archaeology) Ph.P.P. Archaeology Technology Management Center Diploma in Technology Management Master of Technology Management U. Extension Program in Pampanga Master of Management U. Extension Program in Olongapo Master of Management 8 .D.