Enrollment Procedures

Admission Policy

Mountain View College admits any student regardless of creed, religion, nationality, tribe or social origins. Although church affiliation is not a requirement for admission, a student is expected to abide by the policies and standards of the College.

Application Procedure

The College reserves the right to deny acceptance to any applicant whose qualifications do not meet the standards and requirements of the College. Applications must be addressed to:

The Admissions Committee
Mountain View College
College Heights, Mt. Nebo, 8709 Valencia City

 The completed application form must be submitted to the office of the vice president for student affairs.

Orientation Testing Program

At the early part of the semester or summer, a new student takes a series of tests which will be used for individual guidance. Placement tests in mathematics and English are taken before the start of the term. A student who fails to pass the mathematics and/or English placement tests will enroll in remedial courses.

 Admission to Regular Standing

 New Student

A new student is a high school graduate enrolling in college for the first time. At enrollment time, he/she must submit a Certificate of Good Moral Character from the school head and his/her high school report card (Form 138) signed by the principal.


A transferee is one who has taken college courses in another institution and enrolls in MVC. A former student returning after having studied in another institution is also considered a transferee. At the time of enrollment, a transferee must submit the following credentials:

1.  Honorable dismissal from the school last attended
2.  Transcript of Records for evaluation.
3.  Certificate of Good Moral Character from the last school attended.

Additional Admission Requirements for Both New Students and Transferees

1.  Ten pcs. 1 x 1 ID pictures with name
2.  Two pcs. 2 x 2 ID pictures with name
3.  A recommendation from the district pastor (for SDA’s only)
4.  Passing rate in the interview
5.  Two clear photocopies of the Birth Certificate or the Live Certificate of Registration (LCR). A student who enrolls in a degree that requires passing a government licensure exam should submit an NSO-authenticated birth certificate
6.  Notarized Student Undertaking

Foreign Students

Application for Admission forms can be obtained by writing to:

The Registrar
Mountain View College
College Heights, Mt. Nebo, 8709 Valencia City

A foreign student applying for admission to any degree program offered by the College must be at least 18 years of age and must comply with the following:

1.  Application fee of two hundred dollars ($200) which is non-refundable.
2.  Financial guarantee deposit of one thousand dollars (US$1000) which can only be withdrawn upon finishing the course or leaving the College permanently. The financial guarantee deposit must be sent in check form and in US dollar currency payable to Mountain View College.
3.  A Visa application fee of five hundred dollars (US$500) is required upon admission.
4.  Foreign students are also required to pay one thousand dollars (US$1000) as initial down payment.
5.  Certificate of good moral character from the school last attended.
6.  High school diploma or a certification of high school graduation.
7.  Documents required by the Immigration for the processing of a student visa. You may choose from the following options in obtaining a student visa:

Option I

The student obtains a tourist visa in his/her home country. Upon arrival in the Philippines, MVC applies for conversion of the visa from tourist (9a) to student (9f). The following documents authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate having consular jurisdiction over the place where the student resides are required (these may be hand- carried by the student):

1.  Police Clearance Certificate issued by the National Police authorities
2.  Transcript or scholastic records
3.  Notarized Affidavit of Support with Certificate of Bank Deposit
4.  Birth Certificate or its equivalent (authentication not needed)
5.  All required documents must either be hand-carried or sent to Mountain View College together with the accomplished Application for Admission form, Overseas Student Agreement and five (5) original Personal History Statement for the processing of a student visa.

Option 2

MVC applies for the student visa (9f) and when it is approved it will be picked up by the student in the Philippine Consulate in his home country. The following documents authenticated by the Philippine Embassy/Consulate having consular jurisdiction over the place where the student resides are required.

1.  Transcript or scholastic records
2.  Notarized Affidavit of Support with Certificate of Bank Deposit
3.  Photocopy of passport pages where name, photo, birth date and birth place appear
4.  Birth Certificate or its equivalent

Take Note:

1.  The student pays the actual cost of visa and processing fees.
2.  Transcripts, diplomas, certificates or any documents originally written in other languages should have a notarized English translation.

Additional Information

1.  Upon arrival in the Philippines, the student is to enroll in no other school but Mountain View College.
2.  Foreign students are expected to be full-time students and should finish the course within the time specified in the approved curriculum.
3.  Married students coming with their families are not provided housing; hence, prior arrangement must be done with the College.
4.  All students, except married ones with housing accommodation and those staying with the faculty/staff, are expected to stay in the dormitory and eat at the college cafeteria, which serves vegetarian food only.
5.  An applicant who wishes to transfer credits taken from other schools to MVC must send a copy of his/her transcript when applying for admission. The applicant will be officially informed in writing on the result of the evaluation of his/her credits.

 Additional inquiries regarding admission and visa processing may be referred to:

The Liaison Officer for Foreign Students
Mountain View College
College Heights, Mt. Nebo, 8709 Valencia City

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Website: www.mvc.edu.ph
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Enrollment and Termination of Enrollment

Every prospective student must enroll during the announced registration period, which is usually three days prior to the opening of the semester. Instructions for registration procedures are posted at registration time. Enrollment ends two weeks after classes have started.

Admission Standards

A student must meet minimum general admission standards. A school/department may set specific admission standards for certain degree programs. These are not lower than the general standards.

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