General Information

Simplified admission and enrollment procedures are announced for incoming freshmen in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please consult the memorandum issued by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs for guidance.

For students intending to apply for admission to the USC Senior High School, please check this page in February for the advisory from the SHS Registrar.


The University of San Carlos is a higher education institution offering 57 undergraduate and 74 graduate programs, majority of which are accredited by the Federation of Accrediting Associations of the Philippines (FAAP) as evaluated by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU). USC's Basic Education division also offers kindergarten (including a Montessori academy), grade school, high school, and senior high school.

Interested students and parents may schedule an appointment with our Admission Offices located in all campuses or with the Chair of the Department that offers the preferred program of study. A listing of our academic Schools and Departments is available from our Academics page. Admission credentials for undergraduate programs generally include the high school report card and an original copy of an NSO-issued birth certificate. For more information on off-site and on-site college admission examination schedule, please click here.

Please also visit our downloadable forms page to retrieve information on how to apply for school records and enrolment procedures.