Mapúa provides this set of information that will guide prospective students through the entire application process for Senior High School. Mapúa’s online admissions process features seamless stages from application to assessment to enrollment, allowing for an easy start in one’s Mapúa Senior High School journey.

  • Application Procedure
  • Application Requirements
  • The MPASS
  • Reservation of Slot
  • Enrollment Procedure
  • Enrollment Requirements
  • FAQs

STEP 1 Completely accomplish the online application form. Once done, you will be provided with your log-in credentials to access the MPASS Applicant Portal and continue with your application.

STEP 2 Pay for the Mapúa Program Placement Assessment (MPASS). Upon confirmation of payment, you may now proceed in choosing a schedule for your MPASS.

STEP 3 Take the MPASS through Cardinal EDGE. Log in to the Applicant Portal after finishing the MPASS to know the results.

STEP 4 Pay for the reservation of slot for enrollment.
Log in to Applicant Portal, choose your preferred program/strand, and pay the non-refundable and non-transferable reservation fee of Php 5,000.

Note: For those who will not pay the reservation fee, choose your preferred program/strand then click “Continue to Enrollment”.

STEP 5 Once enrollment is open, view the enrollment requirements, schedule of classes, and fees in your Applicant Portal. Complete the enrollment process by paying the initial payment. Welcome to Mapúa University!

  1. Completely filled-out Application form. You may click here to apply online
  2. Current school identification card (ID)
  3. Application fee (if applicable)
Additional requirements for Junior High School completers who did not enroll the following school year in Senior High School:
  1. Original and photocopy of Grade 10 Report Card
  2. Photocopy of certification from the high school principal stating that the applicant’s Form 137-A is still in the school file and has not been forwarded to another school.
The following additional requirements will be presented after filing an online application and upon enrollment:
Junior High School completers who did not enroll the following school year in Senior High School for submission electronically after filing of online application:
  1. Copy of Grade 10 Report Card
  2. Electronic copy of certification from the high school principal stating that the applicant’s Form 137-A is still in the school file and has not been forwarded to another school.
Foreign nationals for submission electronically after filing of online application:
  1. Copy of Scholastic Records, duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student applicant’s country of origin or legal residence. If the country or territory of origin is already a member of the Apostille Convention, authentication of the Philippine Foreign Service is no longer necessary. Click here for the list of countries included in the Apostille convention.
  2. Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR) or Special Study Permit (SSP)
  3. Photocopy of applicant’s passport bio-page, latest admission and authorized to stay.
  4. If the applicant is not a native speaker of English, he has to submit his TOEFL/IELTS exam results with the following cut-off scores:

    TOEFL: Internet-based test, score at least 75
    Paper and pencil-based test, score at least 500
    Computer-based test, score at least 173
    IELTS: Overall band of 6.0, no single test score below 5.5

    Note: If the applicant has not taken either TOEFL or IELTS upon application, he/she must pass the Mapúa English Language Test (MELT) to be given by the English Language Center (ELC).

Foreign applicants who completed junior high school abroad except from Philippine schools under DepEd for submission electronically after filing of online application:
  1. Electronic copy of Scholastic Records, duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student applicant’s country of origin or legal residence. If the country or territory of origin is already a member of the Apostille Convention, authentication of the Philippine Foreign Service is no longer necessary. Click here for the list of countries included in the Apostille convention.
  2. Electronic copy of Certificate of completion of in Grade 10 (junior high school/grade 10 or its equivalent)
  3. Electronic copy of applicant’s passport bio-page, latest admission, and authorized to stay.
Graduates of Non-Formal Education Accreditation and Equivalency or graduates of Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency for submission electronically after filing of online application:
  1. Certificate of Rating (with passing marks in all subjects)
  2. Learner’s Permanent Record (AF-5) with eligibility to senior high school

During this time of the pandemic, Mapúa is addressing the obstacles in obtaining a Mapúa education. For the Academic Year 2022-2023, admission to Mapúa University will be done through the Mapúa Program Placement Assessment (MPASS) in place of the Mapúa Scholastic Aptitude Exam (MSAE).

MPASS is the University’s standardized assessment tool that measures the student’s cognitive and academic development. MPASS is administered to identify the suitable senior high school strand based on assessment results. For senior high school, strands are classified into STEM, ABM, HUMSS, GAS and ARTS and DESIGN.

In MPASS, all applicants are given the opportunity to enroll in Mapúa.

General guidelines
  1. The MPASS will be administered online.
  2. In filling out the online form, Senior high school applicants will be asked to select one (1) academic strand they want to be admitted to.
  3. The admission fee for A.Y. 2022-2023 is discounted at P300.00 per application.
  4. Applicants with at least 85% General Weighted Average (GWA) and final grades in Science, Mathematics, and English in Grade 9 are exempted from taking the MPASS.
  5. Applicants who attended Non-Formal Education Accreditation and Equivalency or completers of Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency shall be required to take the MPASS.
  6. All applicants who are interested to study senior high school in Mapúa, regardless if they are exempted or not in taking the assessment, shall provide all admission requirements.
  7. Applicants exempted from taking the MPASS may proceed directly to slot reservation by paying the non-refundable reservation fee of Php 5,000 through any of the available payment channels.
  8. The application is considered official once a receipt has been issued (for MPASS takers).

Reservation is extended until June 15, 2022. To reserve your slot, just log in to the Applicant Portal, select your preferred mode of payment, and settle the non-refundable reservation fee of P5,000 through any of the available payment channels. Log in to the Applicant Portal and click the logo of your preferred payment channel. The reference number found in Applicant Portal will serve as the Account Number when paying the reservation fee.

For any queries or clarifications, please call the Admissions Office (+63) 82475000 local 5100-5102.

Mapua University’s fully online enrollment system integrates all the activities involved in the entire enrollment process, streamlining and digitalizing admission. It aims to provide incoming Grade 11 and college freshmen students a fast and efficient way of processing their admission to the University with these easy steps:

Step 1: Log in to Applicant Portal.
Step 2: Select program or strand.

The enrollee must be qualified to enroll in the chosen program or strand. If the preferred program is not included in the list of program selections, please contact the Admissions Office at [email protected] for assistance.

Step 3: Fill out Student Data Sheet (SDS).

All enrollees are required to submit a completely filled-out Student Data Sheet (SDS). The information provided on this form is for legitimate purposes specifically for enrolment to their preferred program or strand, and only authorized personnel are allowed to process such information as contained in the Data Privacy Policy of the University.

Step 4: Choose your schedule of classes.

Schedules are assigned on a “first come, first served” basis. The schedule of courses will be provided.

Step 5: Select payment scheme.

Choose whether to pay the matriculation fee in full or installment.

Step 6: Finalize your class schedule and payment scheme selected.

The enrollee will be provided with a Generated Schedule and Assessment (GSA). This includes the summary of fees, payment schedule, and courses to be enrolled.

Step 7: Pay the matriculation fee and other charges.

The enrollee can pay the matriculation fee and other charges in full payment or installment through the following payment channels in the Applicant Portal (except for Bank Fund Transfer and GCash):

Online Bank Transfer
Online
Over-the-Counter
RCBC Bankard Gateway
(via any Mastercard or Visa)
Mapúa (on-campus)
Landbank Online (via Mastercard or Visa)
RCBC Bank Branches
PayMaya (via Mastercard or Visa)
Cebuana Lhuillier

For online bank transfer, please use the following bank account details:

  • Account Name: Mapua University
  • Bank Name: Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
  • Bank Address: South Harbor Branch
  • Account Number: 1-289-497-125
  • Account Type: Savings

After the successful transfer of funds, take a screenshot of the payment confirmation and email it to the Treasury Department at [email protected] together with the following details:

  • Subject line: Online Funds Transfer, (Name of Student)
  • Student Name
  • Student Number
  • Date of Transfer
  • Amount Transferred
  • Purpose of Payment

Please take note of the following process time per payment channel:
Paymaya: Real time
Landbank: Real time
Bankard: Real time
RCBC Bills Payment (online and over-the-counter): Within two (2) business days
Cebuana: Within two (2) business days
GCash: Within two (2) business days

Step 8: An e-mail confirmation will be received.

As a final step in the online enrollment process, the enrollee must check their e-mail for enrollment confirmation. They will receive a message that indicates their official student number and the activation link for their MyMapua account to view/print their Electronic Certificate of Matriculation (eCM).

Step 9: Important Dates to Remember for Incoming Grade 11 and College Freshmen S.Y. 2022-2023
ONGOING
Mapúa Program Placement Assessment
Application and taking of MPASS is ongoing. Apply here.
ONGOING
Enrollment
The enrollment is ongoing until further notice.
JULY 25, 2022
Start of Classes of College Freshman
Classes of College Freshmen start on July 25, 2022
SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
Submission of Enrollment Requirements
Enrollment requirements may be sent via courier to our Registrar’s Office in Intramuros, Manila campus.

For regular enrollees:
  1. Original Grade 10 report card with the applicant’s eligibility for admission to senior high school duly signed by the school principal
  2. Original Certificate of Good Moral Character (dated not earlier than February of the completion year) from the high school (with school seal)
  3. Original birth certificate printed on Philippine Statistics Authority paper
  4. Fully accomplished SHS Student Data Sheet / SHS Enrollment form
  5. 1 pc. ID picture (plain background), size 1 ½” x 1 ½”
  6. One (1) long brown envelope to contain all of the above
Additional requirements for Junior High School completers who did not enroll the following school year in Senior High School:
  1. Original and photocopy of junior high school (Grade 10) report card
  2. Photocopy of certification from the high school principal stating that the applicant’s Form 137-A is still in the school file and has not been forwarded to another school.
Additional requirements for foreign nationals:

The following documents will be submitted to the Registrar’s Office upon enrollment:

  1. Scholastic Records, duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student applicant’s country of origin or legal residence. If the country or territory of origin is already a member of the Apostille Convention, authentication of the Philippine Foreign Service is no longer necessary. Click here for the list of countries included in the Apostille convention.
  2. Original and photocopy of data page of the applicant’s passport showing date and place of birth
  3. Birth certificate or its equivalent duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post for incoming senior high school and college freshman.
  4. Certificate of completion of junior/senior high school (for incoming senior high school and college freshman)
  5. Certificate of Good Moral Character or Recommendation from the School Guidance Counselor or Principal (for incoming senior high school and college freshman)
  6. If the applicant is not a native speaker of English, he has to submit his TOEFL/IELTS exam results with the following cut-off scores:
    • TOEFL:
      • Internet-based test, score at least 75
      • Paper and pencil-based test, score at least 500
      • Computer-based test, score at least 173
    • IELTS: Overall band of 6.0, no single test score below 5.5

    • Note: If the applicant has not taken either TOEFL or IELTS upon application, he/she must pass the Mapúa English Language Test (MELT) to be given by the English Language Center (ELC).
    • Note: Documents to be submitted directly to Registrars Office or via courier.

Documents required for Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR) or Special Study Permit (SSP) and student visa application (once in the Philippines):

  1. Original Passport
  2. Five (5) copies of the Student’s Personal History (PHS) duly signed by the applicant, both in English, and in his/her national alphabet accompanied by his/her personal seal, if any, and containing, among others, his left and right thumbprints and a 2x2 inch photograph on plain white background taken not more than six months prior to submission of his/her documents. PHS to be provided by Registrars Office.
  3. A notarized affidavit of support including bank statements or notarized notice of grant for institutional scholars to cover expenses for the student’s accommodation and subsistence, as well as school dues and other incidental expenses.

Additional requirements for foreign enrollees who completed junior high school abroad except from Philippine schools under DepEd:
  1. Scholastic Records, duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student applicant’s country of origin or legal residence; if the country or territory of origin is already a member of the Apostille Convention, authentication of the Philippine Foreign Service is no longer necessary.
  2. Certificate of completion of in Grade 10 (junior high school / grade 10 or its equivalent)
  3. Photocopy of applicant’s passport bio-page, latest admission and authorized to stay.

What are your senior high school track offerings?

To check our senior high school academic tracks, visit http://shs.mapua.edu.ph/content/programs.

How do I know if I am qualified to apply for admission at Mapúa?

All incoming senior high school may apply for admission at Mapúa. You may view the qualifications here.

Does Mapúa accept Senior High School transferees?

Yes. Transferees must present the following during application: (1) original report card, (2) original certificate of good moral character, and (3) letter of intent addressed to the Senior High School Principal. Admission Guidelines for transferees can be accessed here.

When can I apply for Academic Year 2022-2023?

Mapúa is now accepting applications for Academic Year 2022-2023. You may apply online at https://www.mapua.edu.ph/Admissions/Applicant/SHS_Admission.aspx.

How do I apply for admission for Academic Year 2022-2023?

You can easily apply for admission by filling out the application form online at https://www.mapua.edu.ph/Admissions/Applicant/SHS_Admission.aspx.

What are the requirements for application?

Visit the following link:
Senior High School Application Requirements

Does Mapúa have an entrance examination?

During this time of the pandemic, Mapúa is addressing the obstacles in obtaining a Mapúa education. For the Academic Year 2022-2023, admission to Mapúa University will be done through the Mapúa Program Placement Assessment (MPASS) in place of the Mapúa Scholastic Aptitude Exam (MSAE). MPASS is administered to identify suitable program opportunities based on assessment results. A student can enroll in programs where his/her assessment score matches the program profile.

To know more, visit https://bit.ly/MapuaPASS.

Can an applicant fail the MPASS?

No, the MPASS is designed to identify the suitable senior high school academic strand or college program opportunities based on the applicant’s assessment results. If your MPASS results do not show your preferred program, please email the Admissions Office at [email protected] on how you may be reconsidered.

How do I take the MPASS?

For the safety and convenience of the applicants, the MPASS will be conducted online. Applicants may take it anytime, anywhere.

When/how do I get my MPASS results?

The MPASS results will be available through the Applicant Portal, which will be viewable right after taking the assessment.

How much is the admission/examination fee?

For Academic Year 2022-2023, the admission fee is Php 300.00 for incoming Grade 11 and college freshmen. For transfer and second-degree applicants, the admission fee is Php 550.00. For foreign applicants, the admission fee is Php 2,500.00.

How do I get a refund on the admission fee?

To request a refund, email [email protected].

What is the schedule of Enrollment?

Start of enrollment is on May 2, 2022. Log-in to the Applicant Portal to proceed to enrollment.

What are the requirements for enrollment?

Students may proceed with the enrollment without submitting all documentary requirements. However, all document requirements must be submitted not later than September 30, 2022. To see the complete list of documentary requirements, click here.

When is the deadline for submission of enrollment documents?

Submit the enrollment documents together with the enrollment forms not later than September 30, 2022. Enrollment forms can be found here.

I am not sure about enrolling yet. Can I reserve a slot?

You may reserve your slot for enrollment until June 15, 2022. There will be a reservation fee of P5,000.00, which will eventually be deducted from the total matriculation fee for your first term. To reserve your slot for enrollment, log in to the Applicant Portal.

How can I pay the reservation fee?

We encourage you to make use of our online payment options for your safety and protection. You may pay the reservation fee via any RCBC Bank, Cebuana Lhuillier, Land Bank Payment Portal, or PayMaya or at the Mapúa campus. Log in to the Applicant Portal and click the logo of your preferred payment channel. The reference number found in Applicant Portal will serve as the Account Number when paying the reservation fee.

Do early enrollees get a discount in school fees?

The early bird discount is extended until June 15, 2022. A one-time enrollment discount of Php 5,000.00 will be given to those who reserve or enroll not later than June 15, 2022. To reserve or enroll and to get the early bird discount, log in to the Applicant Portal. If you already paid the reservation, you are already entitled for the early bird discount even if you enroll or not until June 15, 2022.

Can I also pay the matriculation fee online?

Yes. You may pay via RCBC Online, Online Bank Transfer, Land Bank Payment Portal, or PayMaya. Log in to your Applicant Portal and click the logo of your preferred payment channel. Use the student number in paying.

Due to the Community Quarantine, I don’t have the complete documentary requirements for senior high school/college enrollment. Can I already enroll at Mapúa and submit all documents later?

Yes. After your assessment, you may already continue with the online enrollment once it is available through the Applicant Portal. However, all documentary requirements must be submitted not later than September 30, 2022.

I am having technical problems with the online application/enrollment. Who should I contact?

You may send an email attaching a screenshot of the technical problem you have encountered to [email protected].

Are there scholarships that I can apply for at Mapúa?

We offer various scholarships and financial assistance at Mapúa. To know more about these and the corresponding requirements, please visit https://www.mapua.edu.ph/About/Offices/CSFA/ScholarshipOpenings.aspx.

When can I start applying for scholarships?

Applications for scholarship grants are ongoing, please visit https://www.mapua.edu.ph/About/Offices/CSFA/ScholarshipOpenings.aspx. You may also call (+63) 915 8309340 or email [email protected].

Please take note of the following application deadlines for Mapúa University’s scholarship grants:

Senior High School Students

  • E.T. Yuchengco Scholarship application cut-off was on March 31, 2022
  • Don Tomas Mapúa application will end on July 31, 2022
  • Sibling Discount application will end on July 31, 2022
  • YGC SHS Promotional Discount application will end on July 31, 2022
  • Alumni Loyalty Discount application will end on July 31, 2022
How will students go about the Senior High School Voucher Program?

For students coming from public schools
Please email the following to [email protected]:
• Copy of Generated Schedule and Assessment (GSA)/Electronic Certificate of Matriculation (eCM)
• Copy of Grade 10 final report card (Form 138)

Note: Amount to be subsidized by the government is Php 22,500.00, which will be deducted from the account of the student upon validation.

For students coming from private schools
For Qualified Voucher Applicant (QVA) grantees, please email the following to [email protected]:
• Copy of Generated Schedule and Assessment (GSA)/Electronic Certificate of Matriculation (eCM)
• Copy of Qualified Voucher Applicant (QVA) certificate

Note: Amount to be subsidized by the government is Php 18,000.00, which will be deducted from the account of the student upon validation. The QVA certification is provided by PEAC. Original copy must be submitted to the CSFA once the ECQ is lifted.

For Education Service Contracting (ESC) grantees, please email the following to [email protected]:
• Copy of Generated Schedule and Assessment (GSA)/Electronic Certificate of Matriculation (eCM)
• Copy of Education Service Contracting (ESC) certificate

Note: Amount to be subsidized by the government is Php 18,000.00, which will be deducted from the account of the student upon validation. The ESC certification is provided by the student’s junior high school. Original copy must be submitted to the CSFA once the ECQ is lifted.

What will happen to the voucher given by DepEd if the student is granted an ETY SHS Scholarship by the University?

A student who is a DEPED QVA/ESC recipient needs to submit the certificate/voucher for validation. However, the subsidy cannot be refunded to the student. Should the student, in any circumstance, be revoked of scholarship, the DepEd voucher assistance will take effect instead.

Can students change their preferred schedule after one semester?

Students can no longer change their schedules, as during enrollment, class schedules for the whole year (first and second semesters) are set.

Can a student shift to another strand after one semester?

Yes. Students can shift to another strand after one semester. Upon shifting, students must accomplish all specialized courses necessary for the new strand. The University does not guarantee that shifters will finish within the 2-year Senior High School period, as the availability and number of courses to be enrolled in per semester (including summer) will be considered.

Is there a school uniform requirement?

Like college students, Senior High School students do not have uniforms except for their P.E. uniforms, which may be purchased from the Mapúa Bookstore during enrollment. While there is no school uniform requirement, students are expected to dress appropriately in accordance with the University’s dress code.


STEP 1 Completely accomplish the online application form. Once done, you will be provided with your log-in credentials to access the MPASS Applicant Portal and continue with your application.

STEP 2 Pay for the Mapúa Program Placement Assessment (MPASS). Upon confirmation of payment, you may now proceed in choosing a schedule for your MPASS.

STEP 3 Take the MPASS through Cardinal EDGE. Log in to the Applicant Portal after finishing the MPASS to know the results.

STEP 4 Pay for the reservation of slot for enrollment.
Log in to Applicant Portal, choose your preferred program/strand, and pay the non-refundable and non-transferable reservation fee of Php 5,000.

Note: For those who will not pay the reservation fee, choose your preferred program/strand then click “Continue to Enrollment”.

STEP 5 Once enrollment is open, view the enrollment requirements, schedule of classes, and fees in your Applicant Portal. Complete the enrollment process by paying the initial payment. Welcome to Mapúa University!



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