We look for a bright, motivated student with a dedication to academics. However, we also want a well-rounded individual. Interests
outside of school are important, along with a strong desire to be involved in community events, the very ingredients that
will make them the best physical therapist ever.
The San Juan de Dios Educational Foundation, Inc. accepts applicants for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Physical
Therapy. It adopts a selective admission and retention policy. This admission-retention policy is conducted by the Admissions
Office, in coordination with the Dean of the College of Physical Therapy.
When an appicant is admitted and enrols
in the college, he/she agrees to recognize , accept and comply with all the existing rules, regulations, guidelines and procedures
concerning his/her academic duties and responsibilities as a bonafide student of the college.
Admission to the College of Physical Therapy is open to all qualified individual for as long as
they meet the following admission criteria:
a. Satisfactory performance from a duly DECS-recognized secondary institution.
b. Satisfatory or average rating in the SJDEFI Entrance Examination.
c. Satisfatory performance in the interview
conducted by the Dean and/or the Academic Coordinator of the College of Physical Therapy.
d. Submission of the following
1. Accomplished admission form.
2. Original copy of Forum 138 (high school card);
of Birth Certificate (in NSO security paper)
4. Photocopy of Baptismal Certificate;
5. Original copy of Recommendation
Letter or Certificate of Good Moral Character from Principal or Guidance Counselor from his/her secondary institution
Medical clearance from SJDEFI clinic; and,
7. Six (6) copies of 1x1 color ID pictures.
e. For scholarship application,
Certificate for graduation with honors, indicating the total number of graduates from the highschool principal or registrar
The college accepts transferees on a case to case basis. Admission guidelines are
followed together with the following additional requirements.
a. Transfer credentials; and,
of Records or certified true copy of grades fro evaluation purposes.
The College of Physical
Therapy accepts shifters on a case to case basis. The following are the guidelines for a student to be allowed to shift from
course to another.
a. only incoming second year or third year students are allowed to shift a course;
have a general weighted average of 80% and above;
c. Must present a certificate of good moral character from the Department
Dean where he/she came from; and,
d. Must be willing to take pre-requisite subjects in the 1st and 2nd years before he/she
is allowed to take major subjects.
4. Foreign Students
The College accepts foreign students for as long
as they meet the following admission requirements for foreign students in addition to the general admission guidelines.
a. Scholastic records/Official transcript of records duly authenticated by the State Education Department or its counterpart
of his/her country of origin or the Philippine Foreign Service Post;
b. Student visa or study permit
c. Alien Certificate of registration.