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University of Santo Tomas

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Overview

Founded in 1611, University of Santo Tomas is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Manila (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of Santo Tomas (UST) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of Santo Tomas (UST) offers courses and programs leading to officialy 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. This 406 years old H.E. 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. UST also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UST
Founded 1611
Motto Veritas Cum Caritatae
Truth with charity
Colours Yellow gold, black and white
Screenshot University of Santo Tomas Screenshot

Location


Address España Street, Sampaloc
Manila
1015 National Capital Region
Philippines
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
+63 (2) 731 3101
+63 (2) 732 7486

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the University of Santo Tomas's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Santo Tomas's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office UST Tan Yan Kee Bldg., Dapitan Street
Sampaloc 1008
+63

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Santo Tomas's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
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

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 Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the University of Santo Tomas's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA)
  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU)
  • World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Santo Tomas as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • International Council of Universities of St. Thomas Aquinas (ICUSTA)
  • The Conférence Mondiale des Institutions Universitaires Catholiques de Philosophie(COMIUCAP)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
  • University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
  • University Museums and Collection (UMAC)
  • Association of Catholic Universities of the Philippines (ACUP)
  • Catholic Education Association of the Philippines (CEAP)
  • Network of Dominican Schools, Colleges and Universities (DOMNET)
  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU)
  • Philippine Association of Centers for Educational Media (PACEM)
  • Philippine Academic Consortium for Latin American Studies (PACLAS)
  • Association of Philippine Universities for Sino Studies (APUSS)


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