Ateneo College Entrance Exam (ACET) Application

The Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET) is an entrance examination required for admission to the undergraduate program of the Ateneo de Manila University (Loyola Schools).

Coverage of the Test

The test covers the following topics:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • General Intelligence

Application Procedure

Here’s step-by-step application procedure for the ACET.

To secure an application kit, you need to proceed to the Office of Admission and Aid. Kits are also available from your high school guidance office or the nearest Provincial Testing Center. The application and testing fee for applicants from local schools is Php600.

Your application kit should contain the following:

  • Application form (4 pages)
  • Secondary School Record and Principal’s Recommendation Form
  • Recommendation Form 1
  • Recommendation Form 2
  • Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET) Exam Permit
  • Acknowledgment Slip
Fill out the application form carefully by printing (using ink) or typing all the information requested.
Incomplete application forms will not be processed.
Submit all the requirements listed below:

  • Application form (4 pages)
  • Sealed Secondary School Record and Principal’s Recommendation Form
  • Two (2) sealed Recommendation Forms
  • Personal Essay
  • Acknowledgment Slip
  • Scholarship/Financial Aid Questionnaire (if applicable)
  • Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET) Exam Permit

Submit all requirements to the Office of Admission and Aid or to the International / Provincial Testing Center. The Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET) will be taken at the place (or testing center) where the application form is submitted. International applicants who have downloaded the application form must enclose the application fee payment.

Register for the Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET) at the Office of Admission and Aid or at the nearest testing center.
The Ateneo College Entrance Test is a test requirement for admission to the undergraduate program of the Loyola Schools of the Ateneo de Manila University. This half-day test covers the areas of Mathematics, English, and General Intelligence.
Release of Decisions: January 2017

Decision letters will be mailed directly to the applicant. Please get in touch with the office if no decision is received by March 2017.

Application Forms

Application Kits are available at the Office of Admission and Aid in the Ateneo campus. Kits are also available from your high school guidance office or the nearest Provincial Testing Center. As of the moment, downloadable forms are not available.

Deadline of Application: 17 August 2016

Submit your application documents as soon as possible so you may choose your testing session.

Schedule of Exam

24 September 2016

Metro Manila and Provinces

Application Requirements and Procedures

For the complete details on the application procedure, please visit Ateneo Application Requirements and Procedures (Local Freshmen Applicants).