University of the Philippines System

country rank  3
world rank  2694

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University Overview

Founded in 1908, University of the Philippines System is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Quezon City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of the Philippines System (UP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the Philippines System (UP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 110 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Philippine higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UP
Founded 1908
Motto Honor and Excellence
Colours Maroon and forest green

University Location

Address Main Adm. Bldg: UPD, Quezon Hall
Quezon City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1101 National Capital Region
Philippines
T +63 (2) 981 8500
F +63 (2) 338 1534

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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 Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Quezon Hall, UP Diliman
Quezon City 1101
+63

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of the Philippines System'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Higher Education, Philippines


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)
  • UAAP

Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018