Northwestern University Entrance requirements

Testing and Evaluation for students entering the university is administered to all freshmen applicants to measure their  basic knowledge in Math, Science and English. 
The test is taken prior to admission and the results indicate students’ readiness to take on particular college courses. This is also a way to assess the student’s strengths and weaknesses especially in Mathematics, and the student shall be introduced to remedial teaching or coaching through the Intensive Math Review course when necessary.
For foreign students, those who have passed their Grade 12 Mathematics or its equivalent are exempted to take the test.
Admission in a higher education institution is the initial entry of a student who graduates from the secondary level of education from the Department of Education and is eligible for admission to any degree program. A transfer student, cross enrollee or foreign student may, likewise, be admitted to any degree program of his choice, subject to school policies.
Enrollment in Northwestern University is a privilege. As such, the university reserves the right to admit, readmit, and refuse students under certain conditions.
Students admitted are, likewise, required to comply with admission requirements imposed by their chosen program of study.
All graduates from recognized secondary institutions, seeking admission to Northwestern University must submit to the Admissions Office, the following:
a) Form 138 (Fourth Year High School Report Card) marked eligible for admission to college and which has not been previously canceled by another school;
b) Certification of Good Moral Character from High School where graduated;
c) NSO authenticated Birth Certificate;
d) Certificate of Honor (Valedictorian, Salutatorian, First Honorable Mention or Second Honorable Mention) signed by the Principal and marked with the school seal.
2) Transfer Students
Students who wish to transfer to Northwestern University should submit the following admission requirements:
a) Transfer Credentials or Certificate of Transfer
b) Certificate of Good Moral Character
c) Certified Copy of Grades
d) NSO authenticated Birth Certificate
Any student who fails to submit his Transfer Credentials and/or any other admission requirements shall be admitted on a provisional status using Provisional Admission Form. Non-submission of admission requirements within the period indicated in the said form shall invalidate his enrolment.
Students permitted by their mother schools to enroll subjects in Northwestern University must submit to the Admissions Office a Permit to Cross-enroll issued by his school.
4)Refresher Course Students
A refresher course student may be admitted to Northwestern University for audit purposes without earning credits subject to conditions as the institution may prescribe. As such, he may be exempted from class assignments and examination.(Section 89 MORPHE)
5) Foreign Students
A foreign student seeking admission to Northwestern University is required to submit the following documents as admission requirements: a) Student Visa / Student Permit, b) Alien Certificate of Registration, c) Certificate of Temporary Residence, in accordance with the Executive Order No. 188 Guidelines on the Entry and Stay of Foreign Students in the Philippines, and CHED Order No.2 Series 1994 Rules and Regulations to implement Executive Order No. 188.
Academic programs Offerings: Courses 

Vedasto J. Samonte School of Graduate Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Education
  • Master of Arts in Education
  • Educational Management
    • Guidance and Counseling
    • Comparative Literature
    • Mathematics Teaching
    • English
    • Filipino
    • Early Childhood Education
  • Master in Business Education
  • Master of Arts in Public Administration
  • Master of Arts in Nursing
    • Maternal and Child Nursing
    • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Master of Science in Management Engineering
College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Medical Technology
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Midwifery
College of Arts and Sciences
Course Offerings
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Arts in English Studies
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Communication Arts
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Hygiene
  • Environmental Planning and Management
Employment Opportunities
  • AB Economics
  • AB English
  • AB Political Science
  • AB Mass Communication
  • BS Biology
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Psychology
  • BS Environmental Studies
College of Business Education
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Bachelor of Science in Commerce
  • Banking and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management Accounting
  • Management
Bachelor of Science in Hotel Restaurant Management
Bachelor of Science in Office Administration
Bachelor of Science in Tourism
Employment Opportunities
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Education Sector
  • Researcher
  • Professor
  • Reviewer
Commerce and Industry
Public Sector
BS in Office Administration and BS in E-Commerce
BS in Hotel Restaurant Management
BS in Tourism
College of Criminal Justice Education
College of Engineering Architecture and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Technical Course
  • Electronics Servicing NCII
  • Computer Hardware Servicing NCII
  • Automotive Servicing NCII
College of Teacher Education
Bachelor in Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Mathematics
  • Health and Music
  • Science
Bachelor in Secondary Education
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Science
College of Law
College of Maritime Education
Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation
One-Year Seafarer
  • Steward
  • Engine
  • Deck

 For Questions: Contact NWU
 Address: Airport Avenue, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte 2900 Philippines
Trunk Lines: (077) 670-85-10, 670-86-07 to 10 TeleFax Number: (077) 670-68-64/771-38-14 

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