Ateneo de Zamboanga University

country rank  27
world rank  7371

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University Overview

Founded in 1912, Ateneo de Zamboanga University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Zamboanga City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Zamboanga Peninsula. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Ateneo de Zamboanga University (AdZU) is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Ateneo de Zamboanga University (AdZU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym AdZU
Founded 1912
Motto Pro Deo et Patria
For God and Country
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address La Purisima Street
Zamboanga City (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
7000 Zamboanga Peninsula
T +63 (62) 991 0871
F +63 (62) 991 0870

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Ground Floor, Bellarmine-Campion Building Ateneo de Zamboanga University, La Purisima Street
Zamboanga City 7000
+63 (62) 9910871 local 2211
+639277705888 or +639082613133

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
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 Jesuit -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ateneo de Zamboanga University's Library
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)


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018