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School Type Local
Programs19 Courses
Tuition Fees PHP 6,100 to PHP 50,000per Semestral
Academic CalendarSemestral
Return on investment12 Years Return, 1M Savings in 16 Years
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Requirements

ADMISSION PROCEDURES

Requirements

Freshmen
  1. Fill out Application Form 1 (UPCAT Application for Freshmen Admission) online or manually.
  2. Give the UPCAT Form 2 (Secondary School record to your high school principal or school head to be filled out.
  3. Pay the UPCAT Application fee
  4. Submit the completed UPCAT Forms 1 and 2 and all other required documents
  5. Claim your test permit
  6. Go to your designated test center on the date specified in your test permit
  7. Check UPCAT website (http://upcat.up.edu.ph) for announcements and posting of UPCAT results. A list of UP Qualifiers from your school will be sent to your principal. Individual notices will also be sent to all examinees.


Master of Science in Computer Science
  1. Request two former professors or experts in the field as references to accomplish the recommendation forms and enclose/seal these envelopes with their signature across the seal. These may be returned to the applicant or sent directly by mail to the Department of Computer Science (DCS), U.P. Cebu.
  2. Pay a non-refundable application fee of PhP100.00 for Filipino citizens or PhP200.00 for resident foreign applicants at the Cashier’s Office, UP Cebu. For non-resident foreign applicants, send a check of US $25.00 payable to the “University of the Philippines Cebu (UPC)”. Please check for announcements at the UPC website.
  3. Submit requirements to the Department of Computer Science the following requirements with your application fee receipt on or before April 30 for the 1st semester, or September 30 for the 2nd semester admission.
  4. Wait for the action on your application, which will be communicated to you by email and/or phone.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Requirements

Freshmen
  • Senior high school student expecting to graduate in 2018 from a DepEd-accredited high school or an accredited secondary school abroad; OR
  • Graduate of a DepEd- accredited high school or accredited secondary school abroad; OR
  • PEPT Certified Eligible for college; AND
  • With final grades for three (3) high school years preceding the year of graduation; AND
  • Must not have taken any college subject/s prior to taking the UPCAT; AND
  • Must not have taken the UPCAT previously.

Graduate Studies

Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field (copy of transcript required)
  • Work experience
  • Accomplished application materials
  • Graduate Program Admission Test (GPAT) results
Local applicants need to take the GPAT. The test covers logic, basic quantitative skills and language/reading comprehension. Overseas applicants are required to submit GMAT and TOEFL scores.
Applicants are required to have basic proficiency in accounting, economics, and mathematics. Workshops are offered for students whose background show deficiencies in these areas.
Go to List of Credentials for Enrollment for the list of requirements which needs to be accomplished during enrollment.


Master of Education
  1. Accomplished application form
  2. 1 pc. 2×2 ID picture
  3. Photocopy of Transcript of Records
  4. Passing grade in the Master of Education Entrance Test (MEET)
Go to List of Credentials for Enrollment for the list of requirements which needs to be accomplished during enrollment.


Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Accomplished Application Form (MsCsGradApp_UPC – 031611).
  • Transcript of Records: 1 official copy bearing the school seal and the registrar’s signature and 2 photocopies.
  • 2 recent passport size photo
  • Certificate of English Proficiency – TOEFL Official score (For Foreign Applicants only whose native language or medium of instruction in secondary school and college is not English)
  • A score of at least 500 (paper-based) or 173 (computer-based) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language(Education Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, 08540 USA) is required.


Master of Science in Environmental Studies
  • A bachelor’s degree in the biological or physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, economics or other related fields
  • General weighted average of 2.5 or better in the undergraduate degree
  • Completed application form;
  • Original copy of the official transcript of records;
  • Recommendation letters from at least two former professors or immediate supervisors;
  • Statement of Purpose  (300-500 word essay on applicant’s academic, professional, and personal intentions and objectives  or any special interest; reasons for transfer from other graduate school);
  • Certification of proficiency in English (TOEFL) , if English is not the medium of instruction in the country of origin

Tuitions / Fees

PHP 6,100

PHP 50,000

School Overview

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University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) is part of the the University of the Philippines System which has campuses in Diliman, Manila, Los Baños, Baguio, Pampanga, Visayas, and Mindanao. It was established in 1918, making it the oldest UP campus outside of Luzon.

UP Cebu offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through its four colleges: School of Management, College of Science, College of Social Sciences, and College of Communication, Arts, and Design. It has also expanded its graduate programs by opening the UP Professional Schools.

UP Cebu's excellence can be seen through its graduates and recognitions. It takes pride in their alumni who have gone to become recognized leaders in the fields of arts, journalism, management, politics and governance, human resource development, industrial relations, and development work. It is also a recipient of the Center of Excellence in Information Technology Education award by the Philippine government’s Commission on Higher Education (CHED) given in 2007 through its Department of Computer Science.
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  • Gorordo Avenue, Lahug6000 Cebu City

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Sandra Zosa

University of the Philippines - Cebu (UP Cebu)

B.S. Business Management - Batch 1993

Why did I choose this school?

I learned a lot in this course. I did not really know the basics of business management. At least, b...

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My current job

I am now a Manager of a branch of Bank Philippine Islands in Cebu City.

About the School

The U.P in Cebu has an autonomous charter than that of U.P. In Quezon City. Its standard of educatio...

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How long did it take to find a job?

Before graduation, I knew already where to apply. So immediately after graduation I applied in as ma...

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Christie Anne Cartagen

University of the Philippines - Cebu (UP Cebu)

Business Management - Batch 2002

Why did I choose this school?

It was a good groundwork for most jobs available by the time I graduated.
It requires math skill...

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My current job

Bank executive

About the School

Although the facilities were not the best (in 2002), the college provided us with very valuable educ...

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How long did it take to find a job?

6 months

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Diane F. Cortes

University of the Philippines - Cebu (UP Cebu)

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology - Batch 2010

Why did I choose this school?

My education is a mix of being interesting, difficult, enjoyable, and challenging. There is always s...

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My current job

I am an online writer for different topics although I mostly deal with SEO-related ones. I covered m...

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About the School

As expected, all of my professors were brilliant and they are the top ones on the field.

M...

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How long did it take to find a job?

I was already working before after I graduated. The company took me in full-time.

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