Admissions
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

APPLICATION POLICIES

To qualify, applicants must:

  • 1.Be a graduate of an accredited Baccalaureate program or a candidate for graduation of an accredited Baccalaureate program by the end of the second semester preceding the application

  • 2. Have a National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) percentile rank of >/ 40

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

1. Submit required documents to San Beda College Admission Office (placed in 1 big brown envelope:

     

    a. Accomplished application form (forms are available at the Admissions Office or may be downloaded from sbc.edu.ph)

    b. Photocopy of National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) result.

    c. Photocopy of Transcript of Records (TOR) of the last 3 ½ years of any accredited Baccalaureate program. For graduates of a Baccalaureate degree, the official TOR must be submitted together with Certificate of Class Ranking and Certificate of General Weighted Average.

    d. Photocopy of National Statistics Office (Philippines Statistics Authority(PSA))- issued Birth Certificate.

    e. Two (2) Recommendation letters (from former professors and/or Dean of the institution where the baccalaureate program was taken).

    f. Three (3) pieces 2x2 photo (colored with white background)

2. Schedule an entrance exam ( c/o the Admissions Office)

3. Schedule an interview (c/o the San Beda College of Medicine Office)

An application fee of Php1,500  shall be charged for processing and entrance test.

Applicants are advised to follow up on their application status directly with the San Beda College of Medicine Office or via email at admissions.sbcm@gmail.com

Accepted applicants must:

  1. 1.Pay a reservation fee of Php30,000.00
  2. 2.Submit the original copies of all required documents mentioned above
  3. 3.Submit a medical clearance certificate and copies of the following laboratory exams:
    1. a. CBC
    2. b. Urinalysis
    3. c. Chest xray (PA)

 

 

Procedures for Admission of  Foreign Students

Step 1  
Foreign students seeking admission to the San Beda College of Medicine may apply directly or in writing to the Chairperson of the Admissions Office of the San Beda College of Medicine at Mendiola Street, San Miguel, Manila, Philippines.  The letter of application will include the following documents in triplicate:

  1. a. Letter of application
  2. b. Transcript of Records authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
  3. c. Certificate of Graduation or diploma authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
  4. d. Notarized affidavit of support authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
  5. e. Personal history statement, all original documents, including signature, photographs and thumb marks authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
  6. f. Police Clearance certificate issued by the national police authorities in the student’s country of origin authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence
  7. g.Original birth certificate authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
  8. h. Certificate of good moral character/recommendation from two (2) former professors, preferably the College Dean.
  9. i. Application and processing fees – US $ 200.00 (non-refundable)
  10. j. Results of the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) which is not lower than the minimum level set by the SBCM.

 



Step 2
  1. 1. The SBCM will receive the application, duly filed on time, together with the above-mentioned documents.
  2. 2. The admissions committee will select qualified applicants for admission.
  3. 3. The Dean of the College of Medicine will approve the applications upon the recommendation of the Admissions Office.
  4. 4. The SBCM will furnish the CHED a copy of the application for issuance of the Certificate of Eligibility (CEA)

Step 3
The CHED will evaluate the student’s records for issuance of the said CEA.

Step 4

    1.The SBCM will endorse its recommendations to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Manila together with the following documents for the issuance of the student visa:
    1. a. Notice of Acceptance from San Beda College of Medicine
    2. b. Certificate of Eligibility from CHED
    3. c.Transcript of records and diploma authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence
    4. d. Notarized affidavit of support authenticated by the Philippine Foreign e. Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
    5. e. Personal history statement, all original, including signature, photographs and thumb marks authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
    6. f. Police Clearance certificate issued by the national police authorities in the student’s country of origin authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
    7. g. Original birth certificate authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post located in the student’s country of origin or residence.
    8. h. Certificate of good moral char`1acter/recommendation from two (2) former professors,
  1. 2. The DFA upon approval of the application will notify the Foreign Service Post concerned for the issuance of the student visa.
  2. 3. Thereafter, the DFA will inform the San Beda College of Medicine  and the CHED of the course of action taken.

 

Step 5
The Registration procedure found in Article 2 of this Handbook follows, if all the above requirements are complied with.

Step 6
During the registration procedure, the foreign medical student will pay a one-time fee of US$ 5,000.00 to the Foreign development fund of the SBCM, a fund dedicated to the upgrading of the facilities of the SBCM. This fund is non-refundable.