+63 49 541 1211 admissions@aup.edu.ph

How to Apply

Welcome to the Adventist University of the Philippines!


As a Seventh-day Adventist boarding institution, AUP practices “open admission.” It accepts all students regardless of religious affiliation, race, tribe, or age. Incoming students must signify their willingness to uphold the philosophy, mission, vision, and objectives of the University. They must also abide by the rules and regulations of the University in particular and the country in general.

Detailed Admissions Process

For Intersem and First Semester 2024-2025 Applications

Step Activities Duration and Office-in-Charge

Step 1


  1. Access the online application system through this link: AUP Student Application System
  2. Receive your login information through the e-mail you provided
  3. Review and agree to the data privacy notice andstudent behavioral expectations
  4. Fill up the section of personal information
30 minutes
to 1 hourRAO



Step 2



  (LOCAL)                             (FOREIGN)
Undergraduate PhP 400.00 $200
Masters PhP 550.00 $200
Doctoral PhP 750.00 $200
Testing Fee** PhP 525.00  PhP 525.00

*Fees are non-refundable
**For Undergraduate applications only

Payments can be made on-site through the AUP Cashier, or through bank deposits using the  accounts found here:


Upload the proof of payment through the application link.

Payments will be verified by the Finance Office and approval of the payment will be reflected in the application dashboard.

On-site at AUP Cashier
5-20 minutesOnline Deposits


5-20 minutes
Clearing might take 24 hours

Student Accounts



Step 3


You will initially submit the requirements as electronic copies (scanned or taken with a high-resolution cellphone camera) and upload them in the appropriate sections of the application system. The original/hardcopy of these documents will then need to be submitted whether in-person or via courier at least one week before the start of the official enrollment period.


National – Undergraduate

  1. Recent 2×2 photo with white background
  2. Original Form 138 (from senior high school) If you are still on your way to graduation from Senior High School, you may submit a copy of the form up to the 2nd grading period as a temporary document
  3. Photocopy of PSA birth certificate
  4. Photocopy of PSA Married certificate (if married female)
  5. Original good moral certificate
  6. Original Certificate of Eligibility to transfer (for transferee)
  7. Photocopy of Transcript of Records/Certification of grades (for transferee)

For Alternative Learning System (ALS) qualifiers, you need to submit a DepEd ALS-issued certification of eligibility to college as part of your requirements.

National – Graduate

  1. Recent 2×2 photo with white background
  2. Certificate of Eligibility to transfer.
  3. Photocopy of Transcript of Records
  4. Photocopy of PSA birth certificate
  5. Photocopy of marriage certificate (if married female)


Foreign – Undergraduate and Graduate

  1. Recent 2×2 photo with white background
  2. Original Form 138 (from Senior High School)/Grade 12 GED Result/ GCE Advance Level/Transcript of Records/Scholastic Records (English Translation if written in other foreign language, authenticated from Philippine Embassy/Consulate in the country of origin)
  3. Diploma/Degree Certificate (authenticated)
  4. Certificate of Eligibility to transfer (Transferee)
  5. School Leaving Certificate (authenticated) – Optional
  6. Affidavit of Support
  7. Bank reference
  8. Foreign Student’s Pledge – notarized by the Lawyer (downloadable)
  9. Personal History Statement (downloadable)
  10. Police Clearance – Certificate issued by the National Police Authority in the country of origin or residence (authenticated)
  11. Birth Certificate (authenticated)
  12. Copy of bio page – passport
  13. Copy of Marriage Certificate (if married) authenticated
  14.  Security Deposit

$500 (refundable) – Asian Countries
$1000 (refundable) – Other Countries

Note: *ALL documents must be in English and on PDF, JPEG file

If originals will be sent via courier, use the address below:

Records and Admissions Office
Adventist University of the Philippines
Puting Kahoy, Silang, Cavite 4118

5-30 minutes (depending on the availability of documents)



Step 4



  1. Once the application fee is verified, the admission staff will evaluate and review your application to validate if the entry requirements meet the criteria of the program you are applying for.
  2. The Student Services Office will schedule a possible interview with you. However, they may also approve of your application without an actual interview if they find that the information you have provided in your application form is sufficient.
  3. The Records and Admissions Office will assign you a University Student Number that is used to identify you as a student.


Allow 2 days




Step 5



The placement test is not a determinant of your acceptance in the University. In fact, once you are in this step, you are rest assured that you are just taking the formality of getting ready for your enrollment in the appropriate courses. The procedure for this includes:

    1. The Guidance Services Office will schedule an online placement test with you which covers: English, Mathematics, and Bible. The office will provide instructions and will contact you via e-mail or phone. Your application dashboard will also provide you with
    2. The Departments that handle your placement test scores will encode them onto your student information.
    3. Your department chair will advise you on what courses in English, Mathematics, and Bible will need to be enrolled based on your scores

1 – 2 hours for actual test

Schedule of test may vary



Step 6



Once the placement test is done, the admission staff will approve your final admission. After that, the acceptance letter will be issued both through the application dashboard and via e-mail. A web-based orientation kit will also be sent to you via e-mail.

Instructions in your dashboard on how to proceed to the next step of your pre-registration process will be seen. Please read the acceptance letter carefully.

Allow 2 days



PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION ABOVE CAREFULLY AND THOROUGHLY. Should you have any questions or clarifications, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

Records and Admissions Office
Mobile Number: +63-966-880-7161
Telephone Number: (049) 541-1211 local 2600, 2601
Email Address: admissions@aup.edu.ph


Since the Adventist University of the Philippines is a boarding school, you are encouraged to stay inside the campus. There are several women’s and men’s dormitories, as well as apartments for graduate students and their families.

You can browse the facilities through: https://www.aup.edu.ph/?page_id=1877

Ready to reserve your preferred residence?


For Women’s dormitories: womensdorm@aup.edu.ph
For Men’s dormitories: mensdormitory@aup.edu.ph
For available apartments for students*: apartments@aup.edu.ph

Allow 2 days to 2 weeks

*Take note that there are qualifications necessary to be housed in apartments.