Foreign Students


Undergraduate Admission Policies/Requirements For Foreign Students
  1. Duly accomplished application form for undergraduate admission with a non-refundable application fee of $30 in money order or manager's check payable to MMSU.
  2. Two original copies of the Official Transcript of Records (TOR) from each high school and college attended duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (PFSP) located at or having consular jurisdiction over the applicant's country of origin or place of residence. If these records are written in a language other than English, complete official translations must be submitted together with a copy of the original. The Transcript of Records should indicate all subjects taken and the grades earned. The grading system should be clearly stated on the TOR.
  3. Duly authenticated copy of birth certificate and passport by the Philippine Embassy.
  4. Two original copies of a notarized affidavit of support of the applicant's parents or Notice of Grant for Institutional Scholars to cover expenses of the student while studying.
  5. Six (6) original copies of Personal History Statement (PHS) duly signed by him both in English and in his national alphabet and stamped with his personal seal, if any, and containing among others his original 2"x2" recently taken photograph with plain white background and his original left and right hand thumbprints. PHS forms may be obtained from any Philippine Mission abroad.
  6. Result of English Proficiency Test for applicant whose native language or whose medium of instruction in secondary school is not English; a minimum score of 250 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a rating of 4 in the English Language Test (ELT) is required. If the applicant did not take the TOEFL or IELTS, he may opt to undergo the crash program in English offered by the University.
  7. A Filipino who graduates from a secondary school abroad applying for admission to the University must satisfy the same requirements as those of foreign students.
  8. Course syllabus, school catalogues or description of courses taken from other colleges (for transferees).
  9. Other institutional requirements:
    • College Freshman Admission Test (CFAT) Rating.
    • Certificate of Good Moral Character from the Principal or the head of the institution last attended.
    • Two passport-size colored pictures with white background.

 

Graduate Admission Policies/Requirements For Foreign Students
  1. Duly accomplished application form for Graduate School admission with a non-refundable application fee of US $ 50 in money order, cashier's or manager's check payable to MMSU.
  2. Recommendation from two former professors or one professor and one immediate supervisor, if working.
  3. Two original copies of the official Transcript of Records (TOR) from each college attended duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (PFSP) located at or having consular jurisdiction over the applicant's country of origin or place of residence. If these records are written in a language other than English, complete official translations must be submitted together with a copy of the original. The Transcript of Records should indicate all subjects taken and the grades earned. The grading system should be clearly stated on the TOR.
  4. Duly authenticated copy of birth certificate and passport by the Philippine Embassy.
  5. Two original copies of a notarized affidavit of support of the applicant's ability to support himself in his studies (e.g. bank statements).
  6. Six (6) original copies of Personal History Statement (PHS) duly signed by him both in English and in his national alphabet and stamped with his personal seal, if any, and containing among others his original 2"x2" recent photograph with plain white background and his original left and right hand thumbprints. PHS forms may be obtained from any Philippine Mission abroad.
  7. Result of English Proficiency Test for applicant whose native language or whose medium of instruction in college is not English; a minimum score of 500 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a rating of 6 in the English Language Test (ELT) is required.
  8. Two passport-size colored pictures with white background.
  9. Certificate of passing the Graduate Entrance Examination (GEE)
  10. GPA of at least 2.00 and its equivalent in a Bachelor's degree for a masteral program and at least 1.75 or its equivalent in a masteral degree for a doctoral program
General Instruction (BI Form V-NI-005-Rev 1)

Conversion to Student Visa

  1. Enter legibly all the information required into the appropriate spaces on the form. If the information required is not applicable, please write "N/A". Do not leave any item blank. Your answer must be in English and all entries must be in CAPITAL LETTERS using English characters only.
  2. The Consolidated General Application Form (CGAF) must be accomplished in two (2) ORIGINAL copies. The first copy shall be submitted together with all the documents pertaining to this application and the second copy in intended for application of Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card (ACR I-Card) to be submitted in a separate folder.
  3. All documents required for submission must be complied with, arranged in the order as listed in the Checklist of Documentary Requirements (CDR), complied in a legal size (8.5x14 in.) folder and shall be submitted within the prescribed period, if applicable.
  4. All sworn statements or affidavits must be original and duly notarized.
  5. All civil registry documents issued in the Philippines (i.e. Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate, etc.) must be original and issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
  6. All foreign documents must be original and authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (FSP), which has jurisdiction over the place of issuance, or by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) if said document is issued by the local Embassy in the Philippines, with English translation if written in other foreign language.
  7. If the application is file by an authorized representative, attach a photocopy of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) Accreditation Identification (ID) Certificate or an original Special Power Attorney (SPA) for EACH applicant with a photocopy of a valid government-issued ID of attorney-in-fact.
  8. The Original valid passport of the applicant must be submitted to the Central Receiving Unit (CRU) personnel or concerned frontline officer for scanning. Thereafter, it shall be returned.
Checklist of Documentary Requirements for Conversion to Student Visa
  1. Join letter request addressed to the commissioner from the authorized representative of the petitioning school and applicant, using the school letterhead with dry seal;
  2. Duly accomplished CGAF for Student Visa and Special Study Permit;
  3. Photocopy of passport pages bearing the bio-page, latest admission with valid authorized stay and Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) stamp;
  4. Notice of Acceptance of the applicant bearing a clear impression of the school’s official dry seal’
  5. Endorsement addressed to the Commissioner from the school for the conversion of the applicant’s status, signed by the School Registrar;
  6. Certificate of Eligibility for Admission from Commission on Higher Education (CHED), in case of Medicine/Dentistry;
  7. CHED Endorsement for transfer and shifting of course, if applicable;
  8. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance, if application is filed six (6) months or more from the date of first arrival in the Philippines;
  9. Photocopy of BI school accreditation ID of the registrar or school representative; and
  10. BI Clearance Certificate
Services in the University
  1. Library Services
    • The University Library is located at the main campus and has branches in the different colleges/units.
  2. Health Services
    • The University provides free medical and dental check-ups, trreatment of minor ailments and free medicines.
  3. Food Service
    • Canteens and cefeterias found in the campuses provide meals and snacks at reasonable prices. The MMSU Cooperative located in the Laoag and Batac campuses sells grocery items and school supplies. Vegetables, meat and poultry products are available at the Marketing Center.
  4. Housing Service
    • The CoEd MMSU Dormitory is available for lodging at resonable costs.
    • Hostel
    • MMSU Mansion
    • UTC
Academic Programs

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School Fees
Tuition fee (per unit) USD     30.00
Miscellaneus fees:
     Laboratory fee USD     30.00
     Application fee USD     30.00
     Admission fee USD     30.00
     Service fee USD     30.00
     Development fee USD     100.00
     Graduation, Diploma, Transcript of Records USD     30.00
     Foreign Student fee USD     100.00

Other miscellaneus fees

(Library, Medical/Dental/Athletic/Cultural Guidance, SBO, School Publication, SCUAA)

USD     200.00
Dormitory      USD     100/month
Internet fee   USD     10/month
Average total fees per semester 21 units
     Tuition fee USD     630.00
     Miscellaneous fees USD     550.00
    Total USD     1180.00
   
     Dormitory & Internet fee USD     550.00
     Total Tuition & other fees including dormitory UDS     1730.00