Freshman Admissions Policies

Admission to Undergraduate Degree Programs

Admission to the university requires students to satisfy the following:

1. Satisfactory completion of secondary education or its equivalent.

• Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) or a
• Non-Formal Equivalency test both given by the Department of Education.

2. Passing the FEU College Admissions Test (FEU-CAT).

Admission to the university is initially recommended and processed by the Admissions & Financial Assistance located at the ground floor of the Arts Building or the Technology Building Lobby, Visitor’s Lounge.

Enrollment to the university is a contractual relationship between the student and the university whereby the student agrees to abide by the rules and regulations of the institution.

Additional Admission Policies for Specific Degree Programs

BS Accountancy/ BSBA Internal Auditing

The following policies for admission and retention shall be effective School Year 2012-13 and apply to all incoming freshmen and transferees entering the school in that school year.

  1. All incoming first year shall be subject to the University’s admission requirements, as administered by the Admissions Office
  2. Students pursuing a degree in Accountancy shall be enrolled initially in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Major in Internal Auditing program (BSBA-IA).
  3. To be eligible for admission to higher studies in the BSBA-IA program, BSBA-IA students shall pass a qualifying examination to be administered by the Institute after they have taken Fundamentals of Accounting Part 2.  This is usually scheduled near or at the end of the 1st Semester in the second year of the curriculum.  Students enrolled in other BSBA majors who have completed 12 units of Fundamentals of Accounting Parts 1 and 2 may take the examination and be admitted to the BSBA-IA program if qualified.  The result of the qualifying examination is final and not subject to appeal; no retakes are allowed.  Non qualifiers shall be advised to shift to another BSBA major.  Non qualification after this first qualifying examination is a permanent disqualification from the BSBA-IA program.
  4. To remain in the BSBA-IA program the student must meet all of the following requirements:
    1. GWA of 2.0 or better in all accounting, law, and taxation subjects, with no grade lower than 2.5 in any of these subjects
    2. Students may continue in the program only if the non-qualified subjects are re-enrolled and the required passing grade is attained.
    3. Pass a comprehensive examination at the end of each academic year covering all major subjects in the year level for the academic year; unsuccessful examinees may be advised to shift to another major, re-enroll some courses, or retake the examination.  Students who do not meet the grade requirement are barred from taking the comprehensive examination.
  5. All 4th year BSBA-IA students who have completed all course requirements shall be eligible for graduation with the BSBA-IA degree.  To be admitted to 5th year BS Accountancy, the student must pass a written comprehensive examination to be taken at the end of the 4th year, BSBA-IA, Non-qualifiers may retake the comprehensive examination any number of times to qualify for 5th year BSA
  6. To qualify for graduation with the BSA degree, the student must pass a comprehensive written examination at the end of the 5th year; non passers may retake the examination any number of times until finally qualified. Students who fail for the third time shall re-enroll at least 6 units of 5th year subjects as recommended by the Dean or Associate Dean.  Passing the written comprehensive examination is an absolute requirement for graduation.

BS Architecture and Fine Arts

  • In order to qualify for 2nd year Architecture and Fine Arts, students should pass the qualifying and skills test to be given during their freshman year.
  • Admission for both programs for all types of applicants is only during the first semester of each school year.

BS Medical Technology

Students must undergo a complete routine laboratory examination and Hepatitis B screening as part of the admission and enrollment process.

BS Nursing

All applicants will have to undergo a screening process prior to enrollment in the following areas:

  1. Essential Physical Requirements:  Height of at least 5 feet for female students and 5 feet 2 inches for male students
  2. Essential Mental Abilities
  3. Essential Sensory Perception
  4. Students should be physically fit.
  • In order to qualify to Level II Nursing, students should pass the Nursing Aptitude Test (NAT) and evaluation process to be given before their Sophomore Year.
  • Admission for freshmen is during the first semester of each school year only.

Enrollment Requirements

Successful examinees are required to submit the following during enrollment:

  • Original Form 138 (4th year High School Report Card) or equivalent documents such as Permanent Record Card, Transcript of Student Progress, Certificate of Secondary Completion, PEPT Record, GED Certificate, Certificate of High School Equivalence, etc.
  • Photocopy of the NSO Birth Certificate.
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • Down payment for enrollment as indicated in the notification letter

Note: Students who lost their high school credentials should submit the following to the AFA:

    • Official Form 137
    • Duly notarized Affidavit of Loss
    • Signed letter of explanation

Incomplete Requirements

Enrollees with incomplete requirements will be required to sign a waiver form with an indicated deadline for submission of requirements.

Admission of Students under Probation (Waitlisted)

    • Students classified “on probation or waitlisted” have attained borderline test scores.
    • Students on probation will not be allowed to take the following degree programs:

      a. BS Accountancy/ BSBA Internal Auditing
      b. BS Architecture
      c. BS Medical Technology
      d. BS Nursinge
      e. BS Psychology

    • They will be advised to strictly follow the selective retention policy.
    • They will also be endorsed to the University Counseling and Career Office for inclusion in the Student at Risk (STAR) Program.