23 October 2014

Foreign Students

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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

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