ADMISSION

JURIS DOCTOR (J.D.)

It is the basic degree in legal education, and presupposes a collegiate or university bachelor’s degree, as earlier prescribed. It is classified as ‘professional doctorate’ degree, but not entitled the title ‘Dr.’, reserved for holders of academic and research doctorate degrees. Aside from all the subjects of the Ll.B. curriculum, the J.D. curriculum shall prescribe additional subjects that may be taken as electives and require besides the writing of a J.D. thesis.

[Download JD (Non-Thesis) Curriculum here.]

 

ADMISSION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a citizen of the Philippines;
  • Must be of good moral character;
  • Must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree and must have earned 18 units of English, 18 units of Social Science, and 6 units of Mathematics, from his/her bachelor’s degree;
  • Must have the aptitude and attitude to excel in law school; and
  • Must not be a member of any fraternity, sorority, or any unauthorized organization.

 

ADMISSION PROCESS

I. ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

Accomplish the Online Application Form for Admission (click here)

II. SUBMISSION OF REQUIREMENTS

Submit via e-mail (send to law@neu.edu.ph) the scanned copy of the following requirements:

  • 2×2 colored I.D. picture
  • Birth Certificate
  • Transcript of Records/Certificate of Grades
  • Law School Transcript of Records/Certificate of Grades (for transferees)
  • 2 Reference Reports from the Dean or faculty member of former school, and/or employer/reputable source (download form here)

(Should there be requirements that are not yet available, please indicate and submit them on or before September 5, 2020 for admission to be processed.)

III. PANEL INTERVIEW

The Dean’s Office will contact the applicant via text and/or e-mail for the schedule of the Panel Interview.

IV. EVALUATION & ENDORSEMENT
FOR ADMISSION

The Dean’s Office will evaluate the Panel Interview score and all requirements submitted.

While waiting, the applicant must prepare the following requirements which will be submitted to the University Registrar upon admission:

  • 5 copies of 2×2 I.D. picture with printed name and signature of applicant at the back
  • Original & Photocopy of Transcript of Records
  • Transfer Credential Certificate/ Honorable Dismissal
  • NSO-Authenticated Birth Certificate
  • Medical Certificate/Clearance (X-ray and Physical Exam)
  • Certification of Good Moral Character from last school attended and/or employer
  • For INC Members – ‘Patotoo ng Lokal’
  • For non-INC Members – Recommendation Letter from:
    (1) an INC member; and
    (2) Locale Resident Minister of the INC Locale nearest to applicant’s residence attesting to his/her being a good and law abiding citizen; and good moral character.

 

For inquiries, contact us at:

Tel. No.: (+632) 8985-1540 or 8981-4221 loc. 41305
E-mail Address: law@neu.edu.ph