Although St. Scholastica's College is an exclusive school for women, admission of male students in the following programs have been allowed: Cognate, Music and Fine Arts
Admission Procedure and Requirements
1. Secure application permit from the Admissions Office and proceed to the Business Office for payment of the application and testing fee of PhP500.00. The application fee of applicant from abroad is US$20.00. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable
2. Present receipt to the Admissions Office and secure an application form and two (2) copies of SSC's recommendation letters.
3. Submit to the Admissions Office the following requirements:
a. Accomplished application form with 2x2 colored ID pasted on it
b. Accomplished SSC recommendation forms (from Principal or Dean, counselor, teacher)
c. One 1x1 colored ID picture (identical to the 2x2) for the exam permit form
d. Photocopy (one each) of the following:
1. current fourth (4th) year report card or third (3rd) year final rating (report card)
2. birth certificate (NSO)
3. complete records of collegiate grades certified by the school Registrar (for transferees only)
4. marriage contract (for married students)
e. Certification of the school's grading system from the Principal or the Registrar (only for those with letter grades) and description of subject taken.
f. Study permit and Alien Certificate of Residence (ACR) [for foreign students only]. The applicant will not be allowed to enroll if these have not been submitted.
4. Secure examination permit from the Admissions Office.
5. Take the entrance examination on the scheduled date given.
6. Come for an interview on the scheduled and time given by the Admissions Office.
7. If qualified, pay the confirmation fee of PhP2,000.00 (US$50.00 for foreign students) and submit original report card before the specified deadline. Confirmation fees are non-refundable and non-transferable but will be credited to the tuition fees.
Transfer students who wish to apply to SSC normally should not have completed more than two (2) semesters of collegiate work, should manifest satisfactory academic performance and meet SSC's admission requirements. The College reserves the right to classify the transferee based on existing curricular requirements. In most instances, the College credits no more than 18 units.
Aside from other application requirements, applicants must submit the course description of subjects taken and the grading system in previous school.
Inquiries for admission to SSC by foreign students may be coursed through mail, phone, fax or e-mail. For immigration requirements of the Philippines, foreign applicants must inquire from the Philippine Consulate/Embassy of the country of origin. If admitted, the applicant must submit a photocopy of the student visa/permit and Alien Certification of Residence (ACR). For those on temporary visitors visa and would wish to pursue tertiary education in SSC, conversion of their visas from temporary visitors visa to student visa should be done. The list of requirements for said conversion may be secured from the Registrar's Office. Foreign students are required to pay the application and testing fee of US$20.00 as well as the one-time Foreign Students fee of US$500.00 upon enrollment.
Non-English speaking applicants must also submit the result of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum score of 500 on the paper-based test or 170 on the computer-based test is required. Test must have been taken not more than two (2) years ago.
Applicants accepted on the basis of their TOEFL, or SAT results may be required to take the SSC entrance exam upon their arrival in the Philippines for validation purposes.
Applicants who are interested to enroll in SSC must submit their reply slips to the Admissions Office soon after receipt of the status letter. Information on the reply slips submitted serves as the basis for recording the applicants name under her/his choice of program. However, a slot will only be reserved for the accepted applicant after payment of the confirmation fee and submission of the original report card.