ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES QUALIFICATIONS

1.

An applicant for admission to the law course should have pursued and satisfactorily completed in an authorized and recognized university or college the courses of study prescribed for a bachelor’s degree in arts or sciences; and should have earned the following number of units in preparatory law course: 18 units of English, 18 units of Social Science, and 6 units of Mathematics.

  • Note: Deficiencies arising from the above–mentioned 18-6-18 requirement should be completed within two (2) academic years from the date of enrollment; otherwise, the student so enrolled shall not be issued a Certificate of Eligibility to Take the Bar Examination.

2.

All students entering the College of Law shall be interviewed by the Dean of the College of Law.

3.

Transfer students from accredited law schools may be accepted for enrollment in any semester provided that he or she has no unsettled obligation to the law school, or is not under suspension by the law school or expulsion imposed by the Legal Education Board. A student under suspension may transfer only after having served the period of suspension, and provided the law school a quo issues a certificate of “honorable dismissal”. Provided further that, only the subjects where the student-transferee has achieved a grade of at least 80% shall be credited in favor of the student-transferee. The Dean, in the exercise of his discretion, reserves the right to require the student-transferee to repeat the subjects which he/she has already passed in the school of origin.

4.

Students who are officially enrolled shall not be allowed to change subjects or transfer to another class (or cross-enroll to the four or five-year law program), except for meritorious cases such as, but not limited to, cases where the original subject(s) enrolled have been dissolved or for reasons not attributable to the fault of the student. Adding of subjects shall only be entertained during the first fourteen (14) days from the start of regular classes.

5.

As a general rule, a student shall not be permitted to take any advanced subject until he has satisfactorily passed the prerequisite subject or subjects. However, the Dean, in his or her discretion may allow a student to simultaneously enroll in prerequisite and advanced classes under any of the following circumstances:

  • a. When the prerequisite subject is a repeated subject;
  • b. When the student has superior scholastic standing;
  • c. When the student is graduating at the end of the school year; and
  • d. When the dean, upon recommendation of the professor concerned, satisfies himself or herself that the student is able to take the prerequisite subject and the subject of which the other subject is a prerequisite simultaneously. (LEBMO No. 2, Article II, Section 5).

6.

At the discretion of the Dean, a graduating student may be allowed additional subject-loads of not more than six (6) academic units in excess of the normal load prescribed in the law school’s curriculum.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND PROCESS

1.

Fill out this application form: https://forms.gle/ktPtEb4QvChHiXjJA

2.

Submit the scanned copies of the requirements with the subject “College of Law Complete Name” (Ex. College of Law- Juan Dela Cruz) to [email protected] and [email protected] or attach these documents to the application form:

  • a. Letter of Intent
  • b. Official Transcript of Records(TOR)/ True Copy of Grades
  • Note: If TOR is not available - Certificate of Graduation
  • For Graduating Students - Certificate of Candidacy for Graduation
  • c. PSA Birth Certificate
  • d. 2x2 portrait photo

3.

INTERVIEW WITH DEAN ISRAELITO P. TORREON

4.

Pay the downpayment fee of Php5,000.00 and submit proof of payment to https://form.jotform.com/jmcicto/payment. The department reserves the right to accept and deny applications based on the admission policies.