1. UPCAT Passer
University rules on admission govern the college. qualified for direct admission are graduates of accredited high schools, whose general scores in the UP College Admission Test (UPCAT) fall within the cutoff score by the University.
2. Shiftees From UP Diliman and Transfer Students from other UP Autonomous Units
A student must complete a minimum of at least 30 units with a general weighted average (GWA) of at least 2.00 or better for either Social Work and Community Development programs.
3. Transfer Student from Other Schools/ Universities
A student must complete a minimum of at least 33 units with a GWA of at least 1.75 or better for BSCD and BSSW.
Bachelor degree holders with a minimum of GWA of 2.00 for UP Graduates and 1.75 for graduates from another school may apply for admission to the masteral and diploma courses.
- Must have a master’s degree with a general weighted average of at least 1.75 for the courses in the master’s degree;
- Must have at least two years of practice in social development (direct practice, development scholarship, teaching, social development administration);
- Must submit a program of study, including a concept paper, in the area of research and student is interested in;
- Must have favorable recommendations from two previous professors or supervisors;
- Must pass an interview by the admission committee. For foreign applicants, interviews may be done through web conferencing