General Information on Application and Admission

Who may apply?

Depending on your school and graduation status, you will belong to a particular applicant type. This applicant type will determine your particular application pathway.

Your pathway will also depend on where you are studying.

General Admission Criteria

Admission to the Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Schools is determined by the applicant’s fitness and preparation for the college programs, ability to contribute toward the enrichment of the undergraduate school community, and potential to be of service to others within the context of national development. 

The Committee on Admission and Aid is responsible for selecting the new members of the student body. It bases its decisions principally on the applicant’s past academic performance, on the recommendations of teachers, essay, and on information written down on the application form.

Application for SY 2023-2024

First Year College Application

Apply via the portal if you are applying as a first year college applicant.

Watch the step-by-step instructions here: User Registration and How to Log In.

Transfer Application


For inquiries, you may email

Scholarship and 

Financial Assistance

Do not let your financial considerations stop you from applying to Ateneo.

In Ateneo, we believe that everyone has the right to top-notch education regardless of financial status.

To apply for scholarship and financial assistance,
click the button below as soon as you are done with your application for admission.
You may email should you need more information.

Freshman Application Period
1 August 2022 – 30 September 2022 (Period 1)

        14 November 202214 January 2023 (Period 2)

Transfer Application Period
1 August 2022 – 14 January 2023

Deadline of Application for Admission
FRESHMAN (Period 1) 30 September 2022

   FRESHMAN (Period 2) 14 January 2023

   TRANSFER (ACET Registration) 14 January 2023

        TRANSFER (Completion of Applications) 24 March 2023 

Deadline of Application for Scholarship
FRESHMAN 28 October 2022
TRANSFER 24 March 2023

Ateneo College Entrance Test 

FIRST YEAR: NCR 5-6 October 2022

FIRST YEAR: OUTSIDE NCR 5-6 November 2022

TRANSFEREE: 21 January 2023

Release of Decisions on Applications*
May 2023

*Decision letters will be sent to all applicants via email.