Leyte Normal University

country rank  191
world rank  11699

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University Overview

Established in 1921, Leyte Normal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Tacloban City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Eastern Visayas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Leyte Normal University (LNU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Leyte Normal University (LNU) 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 97 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Acronym LNU
Founded 1921
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address Paterno Street
Tacloban City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6500 Eastern Visayas
T +63 (53) 321 2176
F +63 (53) 325 6122

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Student Affairs Building, Leyte Normal University, Paterno Street
Tacloban City 6500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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

  • Accrediting Agency for Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP)
  • Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities Accrediting Agency, Inc. (ACSCU-AAI)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018