The Philippines is considered an educational hub in Asia. The country has many universities in every discipline, including humanities, engineering, and law. The Philippines is also an excellent destination for students interested in studying health or medicine.
Read more below about the different types of higher education universities and colleges in the Philippines, as well as a few details you should consider during your preparations for studying abroad.
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University of San Carlos
The University of San Carlos is a private Catholic research university. It offers programs in School of Architecture, Fine Arts and Design, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. It is recognized as a research and innovation hub in the southern Philippines. It offers primary education, undergraduate and graduate studies higher education. It is also one of the few universities in the country ranked by the International/Asia Quacquarelli Symonds.
Ranking: Fifth among the universities in the nation
Tuition & Fees Approximately: 2,500 USD/year
Finance and Admission Office Contact: +63 32 230 0100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cagayan State University
Cagayan State University (CSU) is the largest state institution. It offers courses in liberal arts, social sciences, law, medicine and allied professions. It is a member of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges. It is composed of eight campuses in the growth areas in the three congressional districts of Cagayan.
Ranking: 100th in the Philippines and 12929th globally
Tuition & Fees Approximately: 2700
Finance and Admission Office Contact: (078) 888-2751/ 822-8399
STI West Negros University
STI West Negros University is a private university. It offers degrees in associate, bachelor, master, and doctorate levels. It is a second level-accredited school by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities. The university also offers complete pre-school and basic education (elementary & junior high school) through its School of Basic Education, formerly Integrated School. Senior high school is being offered in the institution as well.
Ranking: 210th in the Philippines and 16098th globally
Tuition & Fees Approximately: Varies
Finance and Admission Office Contact: +63 34 434 4561 or email@example.com
Silliman University is a private research university. It offers programs in the early childhood, elementary, secondary, undergraduate and graduate levels. It comprises ten colleges, five schools, and three institutes. It enrols over 9,600 students from the Philippines and at least 30 foreign countries. The university is one of only five universities in the Philippines with “Institutional Accreditation” by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines.
Ranking: 8th in UniRank’s 2020 Philippine University Ranking
Tuition & Fees Approximately: 49,865 PHP
Finance and Admission Office Contact: (035) 225-0839 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Ateneo de Naga University
The Ateneo de Naga University is a private Catholic. It has approximately 1,000 faculty members and over 11,000 undergraduate and graduate candidates. The university is committed to providing its students with a study that combines rigorous academic research and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community.
Ranking: 22nd in the Philippines
Tuition & Fees Approximately: 1,000 USD/year
Finance and Admission Office Contact: +63 54 881 2368 or email@example.com
Adamson University is a private university in Manila. It has programs in graduate school, law, the liberal arts, sciences, engineering, nursing, pharmacy, architecture. It has eight courses listed as centres of development and centres of excellence. It is also a part of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines. It is also a Member of the University Athletics Association of the Philippines.
Ranking: #7349 in world rank
Tuition & Fees Approximately: P4,000
Finance and Admission Office Contact: +63 2 8524 2011 or firstname.lastname@example.org
De La Salle University
De La Salle University is a private, Catholic research university. It offers 74 undergraduate and over 100 graduate degree programs through its seven colleges and one school. It was recognized as the country’s most productive research institution based on publications. It is 801-1000 bracket of its World University Rankings and 156th on its Asian University Rankings.
Ranking: #801-1000 in QS Global World Rankings 2021
Tuition & Fees Approximately: 5,000 USD
Finance and Admission Office Contact: 215.951.1100 or email@example.com
Ateneo de Manila University
The Ateneo de Manila University is a private Catholic Jesuit research university. It offers programs at the elementary, secondary, undergraduate, and graduate levels. The Philippine Commission on Higher Education has granted it autonomous status. The university provides instruction in both primary and higher education across eleven schools. It is internationally-recognized teaching and Research University.
Ranking: 601-650 in World University Rankings 2020
Tuition & Fees Approximately: 1.36 lakhs PHP
Finance and Admission Office Contact: 84266001 or firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Santo Tomas
The University of Santo Tomas is a private, Catholic research university. It offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees, and the basic education units. It has 18 public colleges, three ecclesiastical colleges, and three secondary schools. It is composed of several autonomous faculties, colleges, schools and institutes each conferring undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees.
Ranking: 801-1000 in World University Rankings 2020
Tuition & Fees Approximately: 3,000 USD/year
Finance and Admission Office Contact: +63 2 3406 1611 or email@example.com