UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION for Academic Year 2017-2018
(Special Test)

Please read and understand all the policies and procedures stated below:

Online Admission Facility (OAF)

De La Salle University in its continuous efforts to make the undergraduate application procedure updated, accessible and convenient to students applying to take the DLSU College Admission Test (DCAT) thru the full Online Admission Facility (OAF).  The OAF is a full online application facility wherein an applicant will be able to pay, fill out the application form, submit the requirements and secure the test permit online.

The Application Procedure is a two-step process:

2 step process

The Admissions kit will be mailed to the address you have indicated in your application.
Applicants must ensure that the address indicated in the application form contains the complete details.

Eligibility for Application

An applicant must be any one of the following:

  1. A Grade 12 student expected to graduate at the end of Academic Year 2016-2017;
  2. A 4th  Year High School student covered by DepEd Order No. 42, S. 2015; (www.depws.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2015/DO_S2015_42.pdf)
  3. A Grade 12 based abroad student who graduated prior to AY 2016-2017 and who has not taken any college course;
  4. A 4th Year High School based locally student who graduated prior to AY 2016-2017 and who has not taken any college course;
  5. Passer of the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT), Alternative Learning System (ALS)or Non-Formal Education Accreditation and Equivalency (NFEA&E) Program following DepEd regulations and therefore certified eligible for admission to college/tertiary level;
  6. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) result holder who has met DLSU criteria; click here: (here: hyperlinked to:  http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/admissions/undergraduate/_pdf/sat-evaluation-form.pdf)  to see the guidelines 

    NOTE: If SAT scores are submitted but failed to meet DLSU criteria, the applicant will no longer be allowed to take the DLSU Admission Test for the current application.

Eligibility for Application

An applicant must be any one of the following:

  1. Complete the Registration process via the OAF accessible here:    
    1.1. Registration:  Create an Account using a valid email address to register
    1.2. Upload all Application Documentary Requirements Please allot reasonable lead time to secure the following        requirements/documents and to prepare a clear scanned copy of each (in JPEG format) in time for the       Application process deadline.
    1.3. Personal Information
    1.4. Contact Details
    1.5. Parent/Guardian Information
    1.6. Academic Information
                     Please prepare a clear scanned copy of (in JPEG format
                     1.6.1. High School Student ID Card with photo or Equivalent valid ID with photo
                     1.6.2. Colored passport size photo taken within 6 months, in white background, with neutral facial                           expression and both eyes open, must not be wearing eyeglasses or colored contact lenses,                           and with ears exposed if religious customs does not prohibit
    1.7. Academic Information
    1.8. Proof of Citizenship as defined below:
    proof of citizenship
    1.9. Scholastic Record
              1.9.1. Graduate of Secondary School must upload the:
                  4th Year Final High School Report Card (for applicants based locally)
                  Transcript of Records or General Certificate of Secondary Education
                                       (for applicants based abroad)
              1.9.2. Grade 12 student expected to graduate at the end of Academic Year 2016-2017
                  Secondary Scholastic Record following DLSU format accessible at this link.                Transcript of Records (for applicants based abroad)
                  Certificate of Rating for Passer of the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT),                                    Alternative Learning System (ALS) or Non-Formal Education Accreditation and                                    Equivalency (NFE A&E) Program for non-Secondary graduates only
                  Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) result for Applicants who opt to use SAT Scores in lieu of                                    taking the DLSU College Admissions Test (DCAT) must upload the SAT score report

    1.10. Accomplish the items on Self-declaration
    1.11. Payment of Application Fee
                           1.11.1. Pay the non-refundable admission processing fee of PhP600.00 for Filipino citizens                                (including those who are dual citizens) or PhP 2,500.00 for non-Filipino citizens. The                                processing fee for graduates of Philippine public high schools is waived. The modes of                                payment include:
                          Over-the-counter deposit at any Metrobank or Union Bank branches nationwide.
                          Online Payment via BANCNET ATM
                          Online Credit Card Payment via MASTERCARD/VISA

    Important Note: A Verification Process shall be conducted following your submission of documents and payment of application fee. A Confirmation email shall be sent to your Registered Email address before you will be given access to print your Test Permit. Please allow seven (7) working days to be able to receive the Confirmation email.

    1.12. Secure On-line Test Permit

  2. Take the DLSU College Admissions Test (Step 2) on the scheduled date, time, and venue as printed on the Test Permit.  All applicants must bring the Test Permit and Student ID (or equivalent valid ID) on testing day.  Guidelines and reminders stated on the test permit must be strictly followed.




  1. Please keep all original hardcopies of the documentary requirements. They are necessary and form part of the requirements during confirmation of enrollment.
  2. Any false information given and/or fraudulent document uploaded into the online admission facility will automatically nullify the application and permanently disbar the applicant from pursuing any level of study at De La Salle University.
  3. Test result will be withheld for applicants with incomplete requirements and/or who failed to comply with the specifications of the documentary requirements (e.g. unclear/unreadable scanned copies).  To avoid such inconvenience, inquiries may be sent to admissions@dlsu.edu.ph with the Subject Heading: Online Application Concerns.
  4. Kindly take note of the reminders provided in the test permit.
  5. Please complete the application process early in order to avoid unnecessary inconveniences.
  6. Access the test result from the DLSU website at www.dlsu.edu.ph on 28 April 2017 (Friday).


 For inquiries and concerns, please contact:
Office of Admissions and Scholarships
Second Floor, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall 
De La Salle University 
2401 Taft Avenue 
1004 Manila, Philippines

Tel: (632) 523-4230 (Direct) or 524-4611 to 19 local 166 or 167
Office Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 8:00 am - 12 noon; 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 8:00 am - 12 noon only

E-mail: admissions@dlsu.edu.ph
For information on scholarships, please click here



Online Admission Facility (OAF)
Undergraduate Academic Programs and Plans
Secondary Scholastic Record