Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan, the premier academic institution situated at the heart of Cagayan de Oro City in Northern Mindanao, is among Asia’s top universities, based on the 2016 Asian University Rankings released by London-based education and career consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds.

Xavier Ateneo welcomes students from diverse backgrounds who are determined to succeed in their chosen fields of study. We let our students experience the excellence of the Jesuit-Ateneo education, along with our dynamic campus life, exciting scholarly pursuits, holistic approach to various social issues, and borderless opportunities. XU has numerous existing links and partnerships with local and international institutions, organizations, and research resources to supplement your studies.   


With thoughtfully-designed courses and curricula implemented by a roster of expert faculty in a sprawling campus equipped with comprehensive facilities, Xavier Ateneo provides a welcoming environment conducive to learning, both inside and outside the classroom. The university provides the solid foundation for students to confidently and competently face the challenges in the path to their careers of choice in the context of an increasingly globalized world.

Required documents and submission deadlines differ by program so make sure you know the requirements and their due dates. Don’t wait for the deadline, submit as early as possible! The documents submitted to our university units will form part of the property of Xavier Ateneo and cannot be returned.

Each unit will review your application and determine whether you have met the academic standards required in your program. Other criteria such as motivations, interests, experiences, leadership abilities, distinctive talents and skills, eagerness to learn, and availability of slots per course will be considered. 

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External Incoming First Year

             Higher Education Admissions & Scholarship Procedure

(Applicants who graduated SHS from other school)      

Step1.      

Apply and Register online for Testing via XU website @ www.xu.edu.ph/apply

Step2.

Take and Pass Xavier University Entrance Exam

 

A. Verify Entrance Exam Test Results online at apply.xu.edu.ph/users/exam_results 

and follow instructions given

B. Receive Admissions Offer Letter via email. List of passers will be posted at XU website,

please visit: www.xu.edu.ph/list-of-passers-examinees

 

B.1     FOR ENTRANCE TEST PASSERS

                                 Submit and attach online clear scanned copy of the following:

  1. Grade 12 Report Card 2nd Semester with remarks eligible for transfer
  2. Good Moral Character from Prefect of Discipline or HS Principal/Student Affairs
  3. NSO Birth Certificate
  4. Transfer Credentials/Honorable Dismissal (for Transferees)
  5. NSO issued Marriage Contract (for female married student)
  6. Parents/Guardian Valid ID with Address or Proof of Billing Address

 

  • Applicants will be notified via email to receive Clearance Note for Admissions (Present printed Clearance Note for Admissions @XU finance Office and pay down payment & other fees)

B.2       FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFIED FOR SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Process online application for scholarship and attach clear scanned required documents
  2. Print scholarship offer letter & bring hard copy of the required documents for interview with College                                                 Board Committee
  3. Submit downloaded confirmation slip of scholarship grant & Clearance Note for Admissions for issuance of                                                                      tuition exemption and contact signing @ Admissions & Aid Office
 OBSERVED RTCU CUT-OFF GSA FOR SCHOLARSHIP

96 – 99%ILE             ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP

80 – 95%ILE             GRANT-IN-AID SCHOLARSHIP                  

For Valedictorian and Salutatorian please visit Admissions &

                Aid office for application and requirements

 

Step3.      

Proceed with enrollment process

 If you are applying for Higher Education scholarship, please note that the deadline of submission for online application is on January 30, 2018

 

Internal Incoming First Year         

Higher Education Admissions & Scholarship Procedure

 (XU Senior High School graduates)      

Step1.

Take Xavier University Readiness Test for Colleges Universities

Step2.

Confirm online for Tertiary Course application apply.xu.edu.ph/users/exam_results 

and attach clear scanned copy of Grade 12 Report Card 2nd Semester with remarks eligible for transfer

                  

  • Applicants will be notified via email to receive Clearance Note for Admissions (Present printed Clearance Note for Admissions @XU finance Office and pay down payment & other fees)

FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFIED FOR SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Process online application for scholarship and attach clear scanned required documents
  2. Print scholarship offer letter & bring hard copy of the required documents for interview with College                                                 Board Committee
  3. Submit downloaded confirmation slip of scholarship grant & Clearance Note for Admissions for issuance of                                                 tuition exemption and contact signing @ Admissions & Aid Office

               

Step3     Proceed with enrollment process

 If you are applying for Higher Education scholarship, please note that the deadline of submission for online application is on  January 30, 2018

 

TRANSFEREE         

            Higher Education Admissions Procedure

 (College Applicants with existing degree from old curriculum in other school) 

Step1.

Secure Note of Acceptance from College Dean (Bring Transcript of Records from previous school)

Step2.

Take and Pass Xavier University Entrance Exam (Present Note of Acceptance from the College Dean @ University Testing Center)

 

  1. Verify Entrance Exam Test Results online at apply.xu.edu.ph/users/exam_results

                                     and follow instructions given.

  1. Submit and attach online clear scanned copy of the following:
  2. Transfer Credential/Honorable Dismissal
  3. Good Moral Character from Student Affairs of previous school
  4. Transcript of Records
  5. NSO Birth Certificate
  6. NSO issued Marriage Contract (for female married student)
  7. Parents/Guardian Valid ID with Address or Proof of Billing Address

 

  • Applicants will be notified via email to receive Clearance Note for Admissions

                (Present printed Clearance Note for Admissions @XU finance Office and pay down payment & other fees)

Step3.     

Proceed with enrollment process

 

RETURNEE

Higher Education Admissions Procedure

Step1.      

Evaluation and Requirements @ Admissions & Aid Office

  • OFF FOR 1 TO 3 SEMESTER/S, comply the following requirements:
  1. Note of Acceptance from College Dean
  2. XU Transcript of Records for internal Evaluation (2 semesters up)
  3. Medical & Dental Clearance @ XU infirmary (2 semesters up)
  • OFF FOR 4 SEMESTERS and above, comply the following requirements:
  1. Note of Acceptance from College Dean
  2. Take Assessment Exam @ University Testing Center
  3. Medical & Dental Clearance @ XU Infirmary
  4. XU Transcript of Records for Internal Evaluation
  5. Fill-up Application form for re-admissions
  6. Printed copy of test results on Assessment Test

Step2.     

Interview with Admissions & Aid  Director for issuance of Admissions Clearance Slip

Step3.     

Proceed with enrollment process

 

2nd Courser & Professional Education (XU Graduates)

           Higher Education Admissions Procedure

Step1.   

Evaluation and Requirements @ Admissions & Aid Office

Comply the following requirements:

  1. Secure Note of Acceptance from College Dean
  2. XU Transcript of Records
  3. Take Assessment Exam @ University Testing Center (graduated 2 years after and above)
  4. Medical & Dental Clearance @ XU Infirmary
  5. Fill-up Application form for Re-Admissions
  6. Printed copy of test results on Assessment Test

                               

Step2.     

Submit Re-admissions requirements for issuance of Admissions Clearance Slip

Step3.   

Proceed with enrollment process

 

shs admission

ACADEMIC TRACK for EXTERNAL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL 

Admissions and Scholarship Process

(Grade 10 applicants from other school) 

Step1.  

Apply and Register online for Testing via XU website @ www.xu.edu.ph/apply

Step2 . 

Take and Pass XU Grade 11 Entrance Examination @ University Testing Center

 

 

A. Verify Entrance Exam Test Results online at  shsapply.xu.edu.ph/exam_results and confirm strand choice      

BReceive Acceptance Letter via email. List of passers will be posted at XU website, please visit: www.xu.edu.ph/list-of-passers-examinees

 

                B.1    FOR ENTRANCE TEST PASSERS

                                Print Offer Letter and present it to XU finance to pay Commitment Fee of P3,000.00 on or before February 28, 2018                                          to reserve a slot in your preferred strand.

            B.2    FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFIED FOR SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Process online application for scholarship and attach clear scanned required documents
  2. Print scholarship offer letter & bring hard copy of the required documents for interview with College                                                 Board Committee
  3. Submit downloaded confirmation slip of scholarship grant & Offer Letter for issuance of tuition exemption and                                                 contact signing @ Admissions & Aid Office

 

OBSERVED CSAT CUT-OFF GSA FOR SCHOLARSHIP 
96%ILE and above                  ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

80 to 95%ILE                           GRANT-IN-AID SCHOLARSHIP

60%ILE and above                  ARCHBISHOP HAYES SCHOLARSHIP for

Top 10% of the total completers

 

Step3   Proceed with enrollment process

                               

ACADEMIC TRACK for  INTERNAL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Admissions & Scholarship Process

(XU Grade 10 applicants)

Step1.  

Take College Scholastic Aptitude Test

Step2.  

Confirm online for SHS Strand Choice @ shsapply.xu.edu.ph/exam_results

  • Print Offer Letter, present it to XU finance to pay commitment Fee of P3,000.00 on

or before February 28, 2018 to reserve a slot in your preferred strand.

                FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFIED FOR SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Process online application for scholarship and attach clear scanned required documents
  2. Print scholarship offer letter & bring hard copy of the required documents for interview with College                                                 Board Committee
  3. Submit downloaded confirmation slip of scholarship grant & Offer Letter for issuance of tuition exemption and                                                 contact signing @ Admissions & Aid Office

Step3.  

Proceed with enrollment process

 

If you are applying for Senior High School scholarship, please note that the deadline of submission for online application is on February 28, 2018

 

ALG-CIT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Admissions and Scholarship Procedure

(Grade 10 Applicants for Tech Voc. Track)

Step1.  

Apply and Submit Hardcopy of ALG-CIT scholarship application Form @ Admissions & Aid Office

                                Please comply the following requirements:

  1. Clear photocopy of Parents’ ITR/BIR Tax BIR Tax Exemption Certificate/

                                                 Certificate of Indigency from City Social Welfare

                                                and Development

  1. Photocopy of Transcript of Records Form 137 A (3rd quarter)
  2. Good Moral Character from the Principal or Prefect of Discipline
  3. (2) signed scholarship Recommendation Form from the

                                                school principal & Guidance Counselor

 

 Incomplete requirements will not be processed.

Deadline of submission for application in on  December 7, 2017

 

Step2.  

Pre-qualified ALG-CIT applicants should take and pass  XU Senior High School Entrance Examination

                (Examinees will be notified via Text or email for their Test site assignment on January 2018)

Step3.  

Secure Admissions Clearance Note @ AAO

                (Recipient of the ALG-CIT Scholarship will be notified via Text or email)

Step4.  

Contract signing for ALG-CIT scholars with parents @ AAO

Step5.   

Proceed with enrollment process

foreign apps

 

Foreign Students (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Admissions and Enrollment General Procedure

A    ADMISSIONS

A.1 For Foreign Students who completed High School/Graduate School in the Philippines

Step1.   

Submit Application Letter to OICN Director (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Submissions of Application Letter should be made 3 months prior to the start of the semester intended to enroll
  • (Cut-Off Months, 1st Semester:  March,  2nd Semester:  August)

Step2.   

Interview with the OICN Director (Personal or Online)  and secure clearance note for testing

Step3.    

Pay testing Fee at Finance Office

Step4.    

Take and Pass Xavier University  Entrance Exam

  • Present clearance note for testing @ University Testing Center

Step5.   

Inquire Test Results online at  apply.xu.edu.ph/users/exam_results  and follow instructions given

Step6.   

Eligible applicants access and create Online Application for admissions

6.1 Fill in Personal Information

6.2  Attach clear scanned copies of the following documents:

  1. passport pages where name, photo, birth date, birthplace, valid visa and latest entry/arrival dates appear
  1. copy of birth certificate
  2. copy of marriage certificate (for married women)
  3. Academic Credentials
  4. Freshman Undergraduate - Grade 12 Report Card 2nd Semester with remarks eligible for transfer
  5. Transferee - Transfer Credential/Official Transcript of Records (TOR)
  6.  NBI Clearance (resided in the Philippines for more than 59 days)
  7.  Notarized Affidavit of support and a Proof of Adequate Financial (Bank Certificate

with available fund equivalent to US$2,500) to cover expenses incidental to studies in  Xavier University (for those applying for SSP and student visa only)

Step7.   

Verification to be done by the Office of the University Registrar

Step8.    

Present either of the documents at the Office of the University Registrar window #18A such as : student visa  (9f), 9 (g), SSP, SRRV, SIRV, working permits, permanent foreign residents to secure  Clearance Note for Admissions.

  • Upon compliance of the above requirements, the admitted foreign student is ready to enroll.

Step9.   

Applicants will be notified via email on their application status (Offer Letter)

Step10.  

Submit  clear photocopy of Passport to Admissions & Aid Office  for Issuance of Notice of Acceptance  

  • The foreign student brings to the Bureau of Immigration (BI) copies of all his/her documents including the NOA for his/her student visa requirement. The BI Liaison Officer of OICN will assist the admitted applicant in processing his/her visa with BI, under the advisement by the OICN Director.
  • All foreign undergraduate and/or graduate applicants should comply with the Bureau of Immigration requirements of the Republic of the Philippines. Detailed procedures for conversion of Tourist visa (9a) can be downloaded at immigration.gov.ph.
  • Applicants who are below eighteen (18) years old should get a Special Study Permit (SSP) from the Bureau of Immigration. Please inquire at the OICN – BI Liaison Officer for the requirements. The “no valid visa/no SSP, no enrollment” policy is strictly implemented in compliance to Executive Order (EO) 285.

A.2 For Foreign Students who completed High School/Graduate School    

outside the Philippines

Step1.   

Submit Application Letter to OICN Director (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Submissions of Application Letter should be made 3 months prior to the start of the semester intended to enroll
  • (Cut-Off Months, 1st Semester:   March, 2nd Semester:  August)

Step2.   

Interview with the OICN Director (Personal or Online)  

Step3.   

Take Otis–Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) from a reputable testing and assessment center and send results

              (Form  F/G) to Admissions Director (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or XU Entrance Exam if you are in Cagayan de Oro City

Step4.   

Applicants will be notified through email on their eligibility status. Eligible applicants access and create Online

              Application account. at apply.xu.edu.ph/users/exam_results

  • Fill in Personal Information

    4.2  Attach clear scanned authenticated* copies of the following documents:

  1. Passport pages where name, photo, birth date and birthplace appear
  2. Birth certificate
  3. Marriage certificate (for married women)
  4. Academic Credentials
  1. Freshman Undergraduate:
  2. authenticated* High school report card and its English translation
  3. authenticated* Certificate of graduation or certified true copy of the high school diploma and its English translation.

iii. Department of Education (DEPED) certificate of eligibility for admission to college for applicant who finished High School outside the Philippines

  1.  Transferee:
  2. authenticated* Official Transcript of Records  (TOR) with grading system and its English translation bearing the original signature of the registrar and seal of the school.
  3.   MA/MS student:
  4.  authenticated* Official Transcript of Records (TOR)  for the Bachelor’s degree with the official grading system and its English translation, bearing the original signature of the registrar and seal of the school
  5.  authenticated* Certificate of graduation in college or the college diploma and its English translation.
  6.  Ph.D. student:
  7.   authenticated* Official Transcript of Records (TOR)  for the master’s degree with the official grading system and its  English translation, bearing the original signature of the registrar and seal of the school
  8.  authenticated* Certificate of graduation in graduate school or the graduate school diploma and its English translation.
  1. Police Clearance Certificate issued by the National Police Authorities in the student’s country of origin duly authenticated by the PFSP having consular jurisdiction over the place (for the student who resided in the Philippines for less than 59 days); or NBI Clearance for those who resided in the Philippines for more than 59 days.
  2. Notarized Affidavit of Support and a Proof of Adequate Financial (Bank Certificate with available fund equivalent to US$2,500) to cover expenses incidental to studies in Xavier University.

*IMPORTANT:  The authentication must be done by the Philippine Foreign Service Post (PFSP) or embassy located in the student-applicant’s country of origin or legal residence.  The English translation needs to be authenticated as well.

Step5.     

Verification to be done by the Office of the University Registrar

Step6.     

Receive Clearance Note for Admissions via email on their application status

Step7.     

Submit clear photocopy of Passport to Admissions & Aid Office for Issuance of Notice of Acceptance 

  • The foreign student brings to the Bureau of Immigration (BI) copies of all his/her documents including the NOA for his/her student visa requirement. The BI Liaison Officer of OICN will assist the admitted applicant in processing his/her visa with BI, under the advisement by the OICN Director.

 

  • All foreign undergraduate and/or graduate applicants should comply with the Bureau of Immigration requirements of the Republic of the Philippines. Detailed procedures for conversion of Tourist visa (9a) can be downloaded at immigration.gov.ph.

 

  • Applicants who are below eighteen (18) years old should get a Special Study Permit (SSP) from the Bureau of Immigration. Please inquire at the OICN – BI Liaison Officer for the requirements. The “no valid visa/no SSP, no enrollment” policy is strictly implemented in compliance to Executive Order (EO) 285.

Step8.    

Present either of the documents at the Office of the University Registrar window #14 such as : student visa  (9f), 9 (g), SSP, SRRV, SIRV, working permits, permanent foreign residents to secure  Clearance Note for Admissions.

  • Upon compliance of the above requirements, the admitted foreign student is ready to enroll.

B    ENROLLMENT

Step1.   

Print and present Clearance Note for Admissions and Pay down payment and other fees (medical and dental,                 placement exams)  at the Finance Office.

  • Foreign student shall pay a foreign fee of Php 5,000 every semester, apart from the regular tuition and matriculation fees.

Step2.   

Present receipt from Finance to XU Clinic for Medical and Dental checkup

Step3.    

Report to OICN with orange card for signature

                                                2.1 Fill out Original Personal History Statements (Revised 1998)

                                                2.2 Submit photocopy of passport bio-page, latest Visa with valid authorized stay and ACR-I card

                                                2.3 Submit original copies of NBI/Police Clearance and Bank Statement

Step4.   

Submit Hard Copies of the following at the Registrar’s Office (Window 18A):

  1. all original & photocopies of documents uploaded
  2. Either Student Visa 9(f), 9 (g), SSP, SRRV, SIRV, working permits, permanent foreign residents whichever is applicable
  3. Clearance slip from XU Clinic
  4. Alien Certificate of Registration  (ACR) I-CARD

Step5.   

Take exam for the following:

  1. English Placement Test at the English Department
  2. Psychological Exam at the Counseling Office

Step6.   

Proceed to CISO for SLMIS Account Creation

Step7.   

Interview with the College Dean

Step8.   

Get Study Load from College Evaluator and verify courses taken through SLMIS account.

C    POST ENROLLMENT

Step1.   

Proceed to Book Center for ID processing

Step2.   

Attend ORSEM

Step3.   

Present orientation clearance signed by the Office of Student Affairs and Guidance & Counseling Office for release of ID and XU Handbook