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You can now enjoy the convenience of applying for the University of Santo Tomas Entrance Test (USTET) online. Please read carefully the General Guidelines before accomplishing the Application and Grades Form.

 Be a Thomasian!

USTET Online Application for A.Y. 2019-2020 is on-going.

  1. Please take note of the USTET schedules and their corresponding deadlines for the payment of the non-refundable application fee at any Metrobank and Bank of the Philppine Islands (BPI) branch and submission of documents.
  2. Payment for the USTET will only be accepted at Metrobank and BPI branches. Metrobank and BPI payment for online application applies only to Filipino applicants studying in the Philippines.

    Application fees of applicants for Senior High School/College belonging to the TOP 5 of their batch (based on their Grade 9 academic standing for Senior High School applicants or Grade 11 academic standing for College applicants) may be waived upon submitting the certification from the high school principal indicating their academic standing. This applies only to candidates coming from the public schools in the Philippines.
  3. The following are grounds for forfeiture of the enrolment slot or for debarment in the succeeding term if discovered in the current term:
    4.1 Misrepresentation of information entered in the Application and Grades Form/Information Survey
    4.2 Misrepresentation during the examinations
    4.3 Any violation of the instructions given; and
    4.4 Other acts not in conformity with the University's policy.
  4. Submitted documents become property of the UST Office for Admissions (OFAD).
  5. Please make sure that the Activity Log in your Applicant Admission Account indicates that UST OFAD has received your documents.
    FOR APPLICANTS who wish to take the USTET in the MANILA CAMPUS
      USTET Schedule Payment and Submission of Documents Deadline for Payment and Submission of Documents
    JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL  October 14, 2018 August 06 - October 05, 2018 October 05, 2018 
    February 17, 2019  October 08, 2018 - February 01, 2019  February 01, 2019
    SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL   September 02, 2018 June 28 - August 24, 2018 August 24, 2018
    October 14, 2018 August 27 - October 05, 2018 October 05, 2018
    December 02, 2018 October 08 - November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018
    COLLEGE   September 23, 2018 June 28 - September 14, 2018 September 14, 2018
    October 14, 2018 September 17 - October 05, 2018 October 05, 2018
    December 02, 2018 October 08 - November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018
    SCHEDULE OF EXAM FOR LEAPMed APPLICANTS
      Exam Schedule      Venue Deadline for Payment and Submission of Documents
        LEAPMed      October 07, 2018 Gusa Regional Science High School, Cagayan de Oro September 28, 2018
    October 14, 2018 University of Santo Tomas October 05, 2018
    October 20, 2018 Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Zamboanga City October 12, 2018
    November 11, 2018 Sacred Heart School, Tacloban City October 30, 2018
    November 17, 2018 Ilocos Norte National High School, Laoag City November 09, 2018
    December 02, 2018 University of Santo Tomas November 16, 2018

    FOR APPLICANTS who wish to take the USTET in the PROVINCIAL TESTING CENTERS:

    Complete set of documents should be received by the UST Office for Admissions (OFAD) one (1) week before the USTET schedule. (click here for the list of testing centers & dates)


    FOR APPLICANTS who wish to take the USTET in the MIDDLE EAST TESTING CENTERS

    Complete set of documents should be received by the UST Office for Admissions (OFAD) on or before September 14, 2018. (click here for the list of testing centers & dates)

    FOR APPLICANTS who wish to submit international credentials or certification in lieu of the USTET
    Complete set of documents should be received by the UST Office for Admissions (OFAD) on or before NOVEMBER 16, 2018. (refer to the Instructions for Local and International Applicants with International Credentials in lieu of USTET below)

  6. USTET results for Senior High School and College will be released online on January 28, 2019 at https://ustet.ust.edu.ph/results.

    USTET results for Junior High School will be released online on March 15, 2019 at https://ustet.ust.edu.ph/results.
  7. An applicant's Priority Program is the program that the applicant is applying to be accepted to.    This is where his/her interest lies and wishes to further his/her knowledge and skills in.  In the case the applicant does not meet the criteria of his/her priority program, he/she will be considered to his/her Alternative Program subject to the criteria set by the College.  Once an applicant qualifies in his/her priority program, his/her alternative program is no longer processed. 
  8. Applicants are advised to visit the OFAD website (https://ofad.ust.edu.ph) and Activity Log every Friday for any announcement. 
  1. Only applicants who are currently enrolled in Grade 6 may apply.
  2. The following applicants must secure clearance from the UST Junior High School Principal's Office before paying the application fee:
    2.1. Applicants from foreign schools
    2.2. Applicants who are graduates of previous school years
  3. Applicants must apply online.
  4. Click Register and select the application for JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL.
  5. Fill out the Pre-registration form to get your reference number.
  6. Log-in your reference number, upload your ID picture, and then click save.
  7. Print the Junior High School Grades Form.
  8. Request the Registrar’s Office of your school to accomplish the Junior High School Grades Form. Make sure that the school principal or registrar signs the Junior High School Grades Form.
    Afterwards, encode your grades in your application portal.
  9. Complete your online registration to print the Application Form and Payment Slip. DO NOT PROCEED TO THE BANK WITHOUT BRINGING THE PRINTOUT OF YOUR USTET PAYMENT SLIP. Payments received by the bank by applicants who are not fully registered will not be processed by UST.
  10. Proceed to any Metrobank or BPI branch to pay, over the counter, the non-refundable application fee indicated in the USTET Application payment slip. Fill out the Metrobank or BPI payment slip with the following information: (Present to Metrobank or BPI the USTET Application payment slip with reference number for verification purposes)

    metrobank and bpi payment slip
     
    APPLICATION FEES
    PhP 600.00 Filipinos studying in the Philippines
    PhP 1,000.00 Filipinos studying abroad
    PhP 1,000.00 Foreigners studying in the Philippines
    USD 30.00 Foreigners studying abroad
  11. Keep a photocopy of all the documents before you proceed to step 12.
  12. Submit the following documents to the OFAD through any LBC Express branch. All application documents will only be received through LBC. No personal submission of documents will be entertained by the Office for Admissions (OFAD).
          12.1 Signed Application Form
          12.2 Accomplished Grades Form
          12.3 Clear photocopy of:
                          - PSA Birth certificate or passport
                          - Baptismal Certificate (for Catholic applicants only)
                          - BPI/Metrobank payment slip (do not send the original copy)
  13. Keep track of your documents with LBC. Please visit your Activity Log to view the notification five (5) working days after we receive your documents.
  14. Upon receiving the notification of OFAD, download and print the TEST PERMIT. Take note of your USTET schedule.
  15. NO TEST PERMIT, NO USTET.
  16. Take note of your USTET Schedule.

    USTET Schedule Deadline for Payment and Submission of Documents
    October 14, 2018 October 05, 2018
    February 17, 2019 February 01, 2019
  17. Please click "Register" to begin your online application.

The Education High School, distinct and independent from the UST Junior High School, serves as a laboratory junior high school for the training and formation of future Catholic teachers. It also seeks to extend opportunities to junior high school students who belong to financially challenged families with minimal fees charged upon them.

 

ADMISSION POLICIES

The Education High School admits student who:

· possesses good moral character;

. passed the entrance examination and interview;

. and submits the required academic credentials;​

 

A. REQUIREMENTS for 7TH GRADE (SY 2019-2020):

1.  Photocopy of the Second Grading Period  of his/her Grade 6 Report Card (Form 138). The applicant should have a general average of at least 85% for the Second Grading Period;

2. Certification of Good Moral Character coming from the School Principal/Guidance Counselor (original copy).

3. Baptismal Certificate of the applicant; Original and Photocopy to be presented for authentication.

4. Two pieces 2”x2” recent identical picture (white background) with name plate.

5. Original and Photocopy of ITR 2018 or 2019 (Income Tax Return) of both parents. Combined annual income shall not exceed Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos (Php 450, 000.00);

6. Original NOTARIZED CERTIFICATION OF BREAKDOWN OF INCOME coming from employer.

7. If unemployed, please secure a Certification from the BIR with notarized Affidavit of Non-Income.

8. If OFW, submit a copy of contract from present employer.

9. Application fee of Six Hundred Pesos (PhP 600.00).


NOTES:

A. Requirements are to be submitted at the Albertus Magnus Building. (EHS Principal's Office)

B. Applicants who already applied at the UST-Junior High School can no longer apply at the Education High School.

C. No sibling currently enrolled  in UST Junior High School and Tertiary level.


B. PROCEDURE

1. Applicant must personally come and fill out the application form and submit all the required documents to the Admission Clerk, refer to the schedule below. Those with incomplete documents will not be entertained.

SCHEDULE OF APPLICATION: October 10-12; 16-19 & 23-26, 2018
  November 13-16 & 20-22, 2018
  December 4-7 & 11-14, 2018
  January 15-18; 22-25; 29-31, 2019
  February 4-8 & 11-13, 2019
TIME of APPLICATION:   9:00 – 11:00AM  and 2:00 – 4:00PM (Tuesday to Friday)
PLACE of APPLICATION: Education High School Principal's Office
  Room 410, Albertus Magnus Building

 2. If the requirements submitted by the applicant meet the standard of the Education High School (EHS), applicant will be recommended for the Entrance Exam.


For inquiries, please call the EHS Principal's office at 7312952 or 406-1611 local 8237.

SCHEDULE OF ENTRANCE EXAMINATION: February 17, 2019 (Sunday)

  1. Only applicants who are currently enrolled in Grade 10 may apply.
  2. The following applicants must secure clearance from the UST Office of the Registrar before paying the application fee:
    2.1. Out-of-school youth passers of the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) - present the PEPT certificate
    2.2 Completers from previous school years;
    2.3 Applicants from foreign schools - present Form 137 (Transcript of Records)
    2.4. Foreigners graduating from local schools - present passport and Alien Certificate of Registration
  3. Applicants must apply online.
  4. Click Register and select the application for SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.
  5. Select UST Senior High School or UST Angelicum College.
  6. Fill out the Pre-registration form to get your reference number.
  7. Log-in your reference number, upload your ID picture, and then click save.
  8. Print the Junior High School Grades Form.
  9. Request the Registrar’s Office of your school to accomplish the Junior High School Grades Form. Make sure that the school principal or registrar signs the Junior High School Grades Form.
    Afterwards, encode your grades in your application portal.
  10. Complete your online registration to print the Application Form and Payment Slip. DO NOT PROCEED TO THE BANK WITHOUT BRINGING THE PRINTOUT OF YOUR USTET PAYMENT SLIP. Payments received by the bank by applicants who are not fully registered will not be processed by UST.
  11. Proceed to any Metrobank or BPI branch to pay, over the counter, the non-refundable application fee indicated in the USTET Application payment slip. Fill out the Metrobank or BPI payment slip with the following information: (Present to Metrobank or BPI the USTET Application payment slip with reference number for verification purposes)

    metrobank and bpi payment slip
     
    APPLICATION FEES
    UST & PROVINCIAL TESTING CENTERS:
      PhP 600.00 Filipinos studying in the Philippines
      PhP 1,000.00 Filipinos studying abroad
      PhP 1,000.00 Foreigners studying in the Philippines
      USD 30.00 Foreigners studying abroad
    INTERNATIONAL TESTING CENTERS: USD 100.00
  12. Keep a photocopy of all the documents before you proceed to step 13.
  13. Submit the following documents to the OFAD through any LBC Express branch. All application documents will only be received through LBC. No personal submission of documents will be entertained by the Office for Admissions (OFAD).
          13.1 Signed Application Form
          13.2 Accomplished Grades Form
          13.3 Clear photocopy of:
                          - PSA Birth certificate or passport
                          - Baptismal Certificate (for Catholic applicants only)
                          - BPI/Metrobank payment slip (do not send the original copy)
  14. Keep track of your documents with LBC. Please visit your Activity Log to view the notification five (5) working days after we receive your documents.
  15. Upon receiving the notification of OFAD, download and print the TEST PERMIT. Take note of your USTET schedule.
  16. NO TEST PERMIT, NO USTET.
  17. Please click "Register" to begin your online application.
  1. Only applicants who are currently enrolled in Grade 12 may apply.
  2. The following applicants must secure clearance from the UST Office of the Registrar before paying the application fee:

    2.1 Out-of-school youth passers of the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) and Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency (ALS A & E) - present the PEPT/ALS A&E certificate 
    2.2 Applicants who are graduates of previous school years - present original Form 138 (Report Card)
    2.3 Applicants from foreign schools - present Form 137 (Transcript of Records)
    2.4 Foreigners graduating from local schools - present passport and Alien Certificate of Registration
  3. Applicants must apply online.
  4. Click Register and select the application for COLLEGE.
  5. Fill out the Pre-registration form to get your reference number.
  6. Log-in your reference number, upload your ID picture, and then click save.
  7. Print the Senior High School Grades Form.
  8. Request the Registrar’s Office of your school to accomplish the High School Grades Form. Make sure that the school principal or registrar signs the High School Grades Form
    Afterwards, encode your grades in your application portal.
  9. Complete your online registration to print the Application Form and Payment Slip. DO NOT PROCEED TO THE BANK WITHOUT BRINGING THE PRINTOUT OF YOUR USTET PAYMENT SLIP. Payments received by the bank by applicants who are not fully registered will not be processed by UST.
  10. Proceed to any Metrobank or BPI branch to pay, over the counter, the non-refundable application fee indicated in the USTET Application payment slip. Fill out the Metrobank or BPI payment slip with the following information: (Present to Metrobank or BPI the USTET Application payment slip with reference number for verification purposes)

    Metrobank and BPI Payment Slip

    APPLICATION FEES
     UST & PROVINCIAL TESTING CENTERS:
      PhP 600.00  Filipinos studying in the Philippines
      PhP 1,000.00  Filipinos studying abroad
      PhP 1,000.00  Foreigners studying in the Philippines
      USD 30.00  Foreigners studying abroad
      PhP 3,600.00

     LEAPMed applicants
    (only STEM or Health Allied students with 
    Grade 11 GWA of at least 90.00 may apply)

     INTERNATIONAL TESTING CENTERS:  USD 100.00
     THROUGH INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  USD 50.00
  11. Keep a photocopy of all the documents before you proceed to step 12.
  12. Submit the following documents to the OFAD through any LBC Express branch. All application documents will only be received through LBC. No personal submission of documents will be entertained by the Office for Admissions (OFAD).
          12.1 Signed Application Form
          12.2 Accomplished Grades Form
          12.3 Clear photocopy of:
                          - PSA Birth certificate or passport
                          - BPI/Metrobank payment slip (do not send the original copy)
  13. Keep track of your documents with LBC. Please visit your Activity Log to view the notification five (5) working days after we receive your documents.
  14. Upon receiving the notification of OFAD, download and print the TEST PERMIT. Take note of your USTET schedule.
  15. NO TEST PERMIT, NO USTET.
  16. Please click "Register" to begin your online application.

What is LEAPMed?

The Learning Enhancement Acceleration Program for Medicine or LEAPMed is a 6-year academic program that leads to a Medical Degree.  Qualified students will undergo a 2-year BS Basic Human Studies program before proceeding to the 4-year medical program leading to their Medical degree, earning 2 degrees in 6 years.

Who may apply for LEAPMed?

Graduating Grade 12 students from the STEM strand (Thomasians or non-Thomasians) or GAS-Health Allied strand  (Thomasians only) with a General Weighted Average of no less than 90.00 during their Grade 11 may apply.   Graduates of previous school years are not qualified.

How do I apply for LEAPMed?

In the Program Preference of your application portal, indicate your interest by selecting Yes to  the question:  Are you interested in applying for the LEAPMed program of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery?   You then continue selecting your Priority Program and Alternative Program.

Who gets in to LEAPMed?

The top 200 qualifiers from the USTET and LEAPMed Entrance Test shall undergo an interview to assess their preparedness for the LEAPMed program.  Finally, only ninety (90) students will be accepted to the program.

How much is the fee?

Application fee for LEAPMed applicants is P3,600.00.  This covers the USTET and the LEAPMed Entrance Test. 

What are the tests included in the LEAPMed?

The LEAPMed Entrance Test includes Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Physiology, and Zoology.

What are the testing dates for LEAPMed?

Testing dates for LEAPMed are the following:              

Date Venue
October 7, 2018  Gusa Regional Science High School, Cagayan de Oro
October 14, 2018   UST Manila
October 20, 2018  Ateneo de Zamboaga University, Zamboanga City
November 11, 2018  Sacred Heart School, Tacloban City
November 17, 2018   Ilocos Norte National High School, Laoag City
December 02, 2018  UST Manila

    

What if I do not qualify in LEAPMed? What will happen to my application?

Your test results will be processed first to qualify you for LEAPMed.  In case your results did not qualify you for LEAPMed, your results will then be processed in relation to your Priority Program and then your Alternative Program.

1. Only applicants who are currently enrolled in Grade 10 may apply.

2. The following applicants must secure clearance from the UST Office of the Registrar before paying the application fee:

    2.1 Completers from previous school year; and
    2.2 Applicants from foreign schools
  

3. Applicants must apply online.

4. Click Register and select the application for SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.

5. Select UST Senior High School or UST Angelicum College.

6. Fill out the Pre-registration form to get your reference number.

7. Log-in your reference number, upload your ID picture, and then click save.

8. Print the Junior High School Grades Form.

9. Request the Registrar’s Office of your school to accomplish the Junior High School Grades Form. Make sure that the school principal or registrar signs the Junior High School Grades Form.

Afterwards, encode your grades in your application portal.

10. Complete your online registration to print the Application Form and Payment Slip. DO NOT PROCEED TO THE BANK WITHOUT BRINGING THE PRINTOUT OF YOUR USTET PAYMENT SLIP. Payments received by the bank by applicants who are not fully registered will not be processed by UST.

11. Using the following account details, pay the non-refundable application fee of USD100.00 and an additional USD 10.00 per transaction to cover bank charges in the Philippines:

              

Account Name:  UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS
Account Number: 0154-0068-77 (Dollar)
Name of the Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands (España-UST Branch)
Bank Address: España corner Moret St., Sampaloc, Manila

Bank Code:

Routing Number:

BOPIPHMM

005873

 Note: Middle East applicants may pay as a group.

12. Scan and upload the following documents to your online application page. (total file size should not exceed 2.5MB)

     12.1 Signed Application Form
     12.2 Accomplished Grades Form
     12.3 PSA Birth certificate or passport
     12.4 Baptismal Certificate (for Catholic applicants only)
     12.5 Bank deposit slip/transaction receipt (If paying as a group, indicate names of payees)

13. Once we receive your documents, you shall receive a notification regarding the status of your application. Please visit your Activity Log to view the notification one week before the scheduled USTET.

14. Upon receiving the notification from OFAD, download and print the TEST PERMIT. 

15. Please take note of your USTET schedule.

16. Please click "Register" to begin your online application.

  1. Only applicants who are currently enrolled in Grade 12 may apply.
  2. The following applicants must secure clearance from the UST Office of the Registrar before paying the application fee:
    2.1  Graduates from previous school years - present original Form 138 (Report Card)
    2.3. Applicants from foreign schools - present Form 137 (Transcript of Records)
  3. Applicants must apply online.
  4. Click Register and select the application for COLLEGE.
  5. Fill out the Pre-registration form to get your reference number.
  6. Log-in your reference number, upload your ID picture, and then click save.
  7. Print the Senior High School Grades Form.
  8. Request the Registrar’s Office of your school to accomplish the High School Grades Form. Make sure that the school principal or registrar signs the High School Grades Form
    Afterwards, encode your grades in your application portal.
  9. Complete your online registration to print the Application Form and Payment Slip. DO NOT PROCEED TO THE BANK WITHOUT BRINGING THE PRINTOUT OF YOUR USTET PAYMENT SLIP. Payments received by the bank by applicants who are not fully registered will not be processed by UST.
  10. Using the following account details, pay the non-refundable application fee of USD 100.00 and an additional USD 10.00 per transaction to cover bank charges in the Philippines:

    Account Name:  UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS
    Account Number: 0154-0068-77 (Dollar)
    Name of the Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands (España-UST Branch)
    Bank Address: España corner Moret St., Sampaloc, Manila

    Bank Code:

    Routing Number:

    BOPIPHMM

    005873

     Note: Middle East applicants may pay as a group.

  11. Scan and upload the following documents to your online application page. (total file size should not exceed 2.5MB)

          11.1 Signed Application Form
          11.2 Accomplished Grades Form
          11.3 PSA Birth certificate or passport
          11.4 Bank deposit slip/transaction receipt (If paying as a group, indicate names of payees)
  12. Once we receive your documents, you shall receive a notification regarding the status of your application. Please visit your Activity Log to view the notification one week before the scheduled USTET.
  13. Upon receiving the notification of OFAD, download and print the TEST PERMIT. 
  14. Please take note of your USTET schedule.
  15. Please click "Register" to begin your online application.

International applicants are foreigners studying or have studied in Foreign Schools. Filipinos with dual citizenship are excluded.

  1. Applicants must apply online.
  2. Click Register and select the application for COLLEGE.
  3. Fill out the Pre-registration form to get your reference number.
  4. Log-in your reference number, upload your ID picture, and then click save.
  5. Print the Senior High School Grades Form.
  6. Request the Registrar’s Office of your school to accomplish the High School Grades Form. Make sure that the school principal or registrar signs the High School Grades Form. Afterwards, encode your grades in your application portal.
  7. Download and print the accomplished Application Form, and USTET Application Payment Slip. DO NOT PROCEED TO THE BANK WITHOUT BRINGING THE PRINTOUT OF YOUR USTET PAYMENT SLIP. Payments received by the bank by applicants who are not fully registered will not be processed by UST.
  8. Using the following account details, pay the non-refundable application fee of USD 30.00 for those taking the USTET or USD 50.00 for those submitting international credentials or certification in lieu of USTET.


    Account Name          :           UNIVERSITY of SANTO TOMAS

    Account Number      :           0154-0068-77 (Dollar account)

    Name of the Bank     :           Bank of the Philippine Islands (España – UST Branch)

    Bank Address           :           España, Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines

    Swift  Code                :           BOPIPHMM

  9. Submit the following documents:

         9.1 Signed Application Form
         9.2 Accomplished Grades Form
         9.3 Two (2) letters of recommendation (one from the school's guidance counselor and one from any of your teachers in Senior High School)
         9.4 Clear photocopy of:

    - five copies of the Student's Personal History Statement (PHS) duly signed by him, both in English, and his national alphabet accompanied by his personal seal, if any, and containing, among others, his left and right thumbprints and a 2x2 inch photograph on plain white background taken not more than six months prior to submission
    - notarized affidavit of support including bank statements or notarized notice of grant for institutional scholars to cover expenses for the student's accommodation and subsistence, as well as school dues and other incidental expenses
    - Scholastic Records duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student applicant's country of origin or legal residences
    - data page of the student's passport showing date and place of birth duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post
    - birth certificate or its equivalent duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post
    - TOEFL or IELTS results for applicants whose native language or whose medium of instruction in the secondary school is not English.
    - International credentials or the certificates (IB, GAT, VCE, ATAR, GCE, SAT)
    - bank deposit slip/transaction receipt                  

    Mail the above documents to:
                          OFFICE FOR ADMISSIONS (OFAD)
                          Room 104, Tan Yan Kee Student Center
                          UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS
                          España Boulevard, Sampaloc, Manila 1015 Philippines
                          Telephone numbers: (632) 406-1611 local 8276, (632) 310-7211, (632) 310-7214

  10. Once we receive your documents, you shall receive a notification regarding the status of your application. Please visit your Activity Log to view the notification five (5) working days after submission of the documents.
  11. Submission of international credentials or certificates does not mean automatic admission. These international credentials are only used as an admission requirement in lieu of USTET. Other entry assessment such as interview, talent examination, and the like may still be required in case the applicant's credentials are accepted.
  12. Please click “Register” to begin your online application.

A Filipino or a foreign applicant who has graduated or is graduating from a foreign school or from an international school here in the Philippines may apply through submission of international credentials in lieu of taking the USTET, provided that the following criteria are satisfied:

For International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma:

  • The school that they belong to is not on its first year of administering the IB.
  • For graduates, the IB Diploma was awarded within the last two years.
  • For applicants still in Grade 12, the IB predictive grade during Grade 11 must be at least 28 points.

For Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), General Achievement Test (GAT), and  Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 

  • The school that they belong to is not on its first year of administering the GAT.
  • For graduates, the VCE was awarded within the last two years.
  • For graduates, an ATAR of at least 68 or VCE with no Study Score lower than 30.
  • For applicants still in Grade 12, GAT with no Study Score lower than 30.

For Cambridge General Certificate of Education (GCE) AS/A Levels:

  • For graduates, the GCE was awarded within the last two years.
  • For graduates, a Cambridge AICE Diploma or a GCE with at least 2 A Levels with a minimum grade of C.
  • For applicants still in Grade 12 (equivalent to Year 13), GCE with at least 3 AS Levels with 2 subjects having a minimum grade of c.

For Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT): 

  • The SAT must have been taken within the last 2 years before application.
  • If the SAT is taken more than once, applicant must submit the most recent score.
  • The Total Score must be at least 1200, with both Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math Scores not lower than 600.

* These international credentials are only used as an admission requirement in lieu of USTET.  Other entry assessment such as interview, talent examination, and the like may still be required in case the applicant’s credentials are accepted.  Also, none of these shall be used as basis for credits in any of the college courses. 

Applicants must submit an authenticated copy of their credentials, either by their school, testing center, or consulate.

An applicant must have completed 13 years of basic education or are completing their 13th year to be eligible to apply at UST.

Applicants who do not meet the criteria set above may still apply by taking the USTET.

Attention: All UST Grade 12 students taking the USTET for College.

Please be informed that your USTET is scheduled on November 19, 2018. Please accomplish the online registration form and pay the application fee at any Metrobank or BPI branches and coordinate with your Guidance Couselors for the submission of your printed application form and photocopy of payment slip.

Please be guided accordingly.

Thank you.


 INSTRUCTIONS:

    1. Applicants must apply online.
    2. Click Register and select the application for COLLEGE.
    3. Type in your STUDENT NUMBER for the UST Manila Student Verification.
    4. Fill out the Pre-registration form to get your reference number.
    5. Complete your online registration to print the Application Form and Payment Slip. DO NOT PROCEED TO THE BANK WITHOUT BRINGING THE PRINTOUT OF YOUR USTET PAYMENT SLIP.  Payments received by the bank by applicants who are not fully registered will not be processed.
    6. Proceed to any Metrobank or BPI branch to pay, over the counter, the non-refundable application fee indicated in the USTET Application payment slip. Fill out the Metrobank or BPI payment slip with the following information: (Present to Metrobank or BPI the USTET Application payment slip with reference number for verification purposes)

      Metrobank Payment Slip

      Application Fees:  
      Filipinos: PhP 600.00
      Foreigners: PhP 1,000.00
    7. No need to request the Registrar’s Office to accomplish the High School Grades Form. 
    8. Keep a photocopy of all the documents before you proceed to step 9.
    9. Submit the following documents to your Guidance Counselor. 

            9.1 Signed Application Form
            9.2 BPI/Metrobank payment slip (do not send the original copy)

    10. Please visit your Activity Log to view the notification five (5) working days after we receive your documents.
    11. Upon receiving the notification of OFAD, download and print the TEST PERMIT. Take note of your USTET schedule.
    12. Please click "Register" to begin your online application.

Applicants with special needs are requested to get in touch with the Office for Admissions (OFAD) through email (ofad@ust.edu.ph) to discuss possible testing accommodations. Indicate "Applicant with Special Needs" in the email subject line for this purpose.

How do I apply for the USTET for A.Y. 2019-2020?

Please read and follow the instructions indicated in this website.

 

Can I ask for my reference number?

Your reference number is automatically sent to your email address after the initial registration in the online application. Please also check your spam as it might have landed there. In case you were not able to receive the message, kindly email your complete name, address and birthday via ofad@ust.edu.ph to get a copy of the reference number.

 

What will I do if there is incorrect or change in the information in my online application?

If you still have not paid the application fee, you may cancel your online application by clicking the CANCEL APPLICATION button that can be found in the Activity Log. You will then need to do the online registration again.

If you have paid the application fee, submit a letter to The Director, Office for Admissions, about your request changes and include this among the documents you will submit to LBC. We will act on your request together with the evaluation of your documents.

 

What will I do if my school is not found in the list?

If your school is not found in our school database, follow the following procedure:

  1. Click the SCHOOL NOT FOUND button beside the SEARCH button.

  2. Click the REQUEST A SCHOOL button.

  3. Enter your school’s complete and official name. Refer to your ID or Registration Form.

  4. Enter your school’s complete and official address. Refer to your ID or Registration Form.

  5. Click SUBMIT.

  6. Click CHOOSE FILE to upload a .JPG picture of your school ID, Registration Form, or school letterhead for our reference.

  7. Click UPLOAD FILE. Your request will be sent after your file has been uploaded.

  8. Allow for 1 to 3 working days to find your school on the list by clicking SEARCH when you log in again.

Can I apply for a program not related in my Senior High School Strand?

Applicants may apply in any college program offered in the university. However, please be informed that there are programs which require bridging courses if your strand is not aligned to your preferred college program.

 

I graduated from the old curriculum of high school. Can I apply for college?

Yes, provided that you have secured clearance from the UST Office of the Registrar before paying the application fee.

 

I am an applicant for College. What grades do I need to ask from my Senior High School?

Average of all interrelated Grade 11 subjects for English, Math and Science taken during the first and second semesters / terms. You will also need to get your General Weighted Average (GWA) of all your subjects on both semesters of 11th grade. (Refer to the Grades Form for more details.)

 

What if I do not have any grade/s in one or more of the subjects required during my Grade 11?

For USTET subjects that were not offered in Grade 11, the school registrar is requested to fill in the USTET APPLICATION GRADES FORM the grades for that subject in Grade 7 to 10 and its average.

 

Where can I pay my application fee?

Applicants who will be taking the USTET in the Philippines should pay their application fees at any Metrobank/BPI branch.

 

How much is the fee for application?

Application fees are as follows:

APPLICATION FEES
 UST & PROVINCIAL TESTING CENTERS:
  PhP 600.00  Filipinos studying in the Philippines
  PhP 1,000.00  Filipinos studying abroad
  PhP 1,000.00  Foreigners studying in the Philippines
  USD 30.00  Foreigners studying abroad
  PhP 3,600.00

 LEAPMed applicants
(only STEM or Health Allied students with 
Grade 11 GWA of at least 90.00 may apply)

 INTERNATIONAL TESTING CENTERS:  USD 100.00
 THROUGH INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  USD 50.00

   

How can I submit my requirements?

Submit the documents to the OFAD through any LBC Express branch. All application documents will only be received through LBC. No personal submission of documents will be entertained by the Office for Admissions.

Examinees for the Middle East testing centers are required to upload their requirements at the Activity Log of their online application.

 

Can I choose for my exam schedule?

Kindly refer to the General Guidelines of the deadline of payment and submission of documents. We will be designating the nearest testing date available upon submission of the complete requirements.

 

Can I choose the time of my USTET?

No. The OFAD will be giving the exam time available. Check your test permit five working days after submission of the complete requirements in OFAD.

 

What will I do if I lost my Metrobank/BPI payment slip?

You may request for a second copy of the payment slip from Metrobank/BPI. In case it is not retrieved, you must submit a notarized affidavit of loss.

 

I am studying abroad and cannot take the USTET on the schedules given. May I request for a special exam schedule?

Please refer to our international testing centers nearest you. If we do not have a testing center in your country, you may send us a request letter for a special exam schedule. This schedule should be between September 23 and December 02, 2018.

 

Can I submit my SAT results in lieu of the USTET?

A Filipino or a foreign applicant who has graduated or is graduating from a foreign school or from an international school here in the Philippines may apply through submission of international credentials (such as SAT, IB Diploma, VCE, or GCE) in lieu of taking the USTET, provided the minimum criteria are met. (refer to the Instructions for Local and International Applicants with International Credentials in lieu of USTET)

Submission of the international credentials does not mean automatic admission.

 

What is the approximate tuition fee?

  • Junior High School

The tuition fee is approximately PhP 100,000 per year.

  • Education High School

The tuition fee is approximately PhP 30,000 per year.

  • Senior High School

The tuition fee is approximately PhP 55,000 per semester or Php 110,000 per year.

  • College

The tuition fee ranges from PhP 50,000 to 60,000 per semester.

 

When do I apply for scholarships?

​Kindly inquire from the Office for Student Affairs after the results of the USTET are released.

 

For batch application, how can we pay the application fee and submit documents of our students?

Representatives of schools may process the batch application of their students. Applicants will pay at Metrobank or BPI individually and the school representative will submit their complete requirements to the OFAD or at any LBC branch.

Test permits can be printed in the Activity Log of the applicants after 10 working days.

Schedule of Application

Junior High School
July 30, 2018 - February 01, 2019

Senior High School and College
June 28 - November 16, 2018

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CONTACT US

OFFICE FOR ADMISSIONS (OFAD)
Rm 104,Ground Floor,UST-Tan Yan Kee Student Center
University Santo Tomas España, Manila 1015
+632 406.1611 loc. 8276  / +632 310.7211 / +63 905.352.1252
+632 310.7214
ofad@ust.edu.ph
http://ofad.ust.edu.ph/
           

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