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Incoming Freshmen

If you are a graduating high school student or a high school graduate whose academic performance is above-average and has a good moral character, you are eligible to apply for admission to the University.


  • Those who are qualified in the PUP College Entrance Test (PUPCET) based on the cut-off score for the upcoming school year (only PUPCET taken for its intended school year is valid);
  • Graduating high school students of the current year with a General Average of at least 82% or higher in first three (3) years in high school.


    High school graduates with General Weighted Average of 82% or higher in the first three (3) years in high school and with a General Average of 82% in the Fourth Year and and have not enrolled in any diploma/degree program immediately after high school graduation
  • Those with good moral character

The following are exempted from taking the PUPCET:

  1. A graduate of any PUP Laboratory High School (unless they opt to take the PUPCET for entrance scholarship purposes); or
  2. An Entrance Scholar

What is an Entrance Scholar?
You can be a PUP Entrance Scholar if you are a graduating High School student with any of the following qualifications: Valedictorian, Salutatorian, First Honorable Mention, Campus Journalist, Supreme Student Council President, Achiever/Awardee of Distinctive Award, Outstanding Artist or Outstanding Athlete.

Document Requirements
When applicant passed the PUPCET, he/she must submit an original copy and photocopies of the following documents to the ARO:

For Graduating High School Student

  • High School Card/Form 138
  • Certified true copy of Birth Certificate duly authenticated by the National Statistics Office (NSO)
  • Certification of Good Moral Character issued by the High School Principal/or Guidance Counselor.
  • Chest X-Ray result with Film.
  • Medical Clearance issued by the PUP Medical Clinic.
  • 2 in. x 2 in. picture with white background with applicant's name on the photo.

For High School Graduates of past school years
In addition to the above admission requirements:

  • Certification from high school registrar with school dry seal and noted by the Principal that no
    copy of F137A has been sent to other college or university.
  • Notarized affidavit that applicant did not enroll in any school/college/university within and
    outside the country with "waiver" that if there is concealment of previous enrolment,
    PUP enrolment becomes null and void.

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