Aquinas University of Legazpi

country rank  38
world rank  7881

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University Overview

Established in 1948, Aquinas University of Legazpi is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Legazpi City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Bicol Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Aquinas University of Legazpi (AUL) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Aquinas University of Legazpi (AUL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym AUL
Founded 1948
Motto Vita Veritatis Et Amoris Ex Gratitudine
In a Life of Truth and of Love out of Gratitude
Colours Yellow, white and black

University Location

Address Peñaranda Street, Rawis
Legazpi City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
4500 Bicol Region
T +63 (52) 482 0540
F +63 (52) 482 0540

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Student Development Services
Legazpi City 4500
+63 (52) 482 0358

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Dominican -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU)
  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA)


  • Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU)
  • International Council of Universities of Saint Thomas Aquinas (ICUSTA)
  • Network of Dominican Schools, Colleges and Universities (DOMNET)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018