Northwestern University, Philippines

country rank  115
world rank  10736

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University Overview

Established in 1932, Northwestern University, Philippines is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Laoag City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ilocos Region. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, Northwestern University, Philippines (NWU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution. Northwestern University, Philippines (NWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 88 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NWU
Founded 1932
Motto Fiat Lux
Let There Be Light
Colours Maroon and yellow

University Location

Address Brgy. Bencag, Airport Avenue
Laoag City
2900 Ilocos Region
Philippines
Tel +63 (77) 670 8609
Fax +63 (77) 771 3814

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Brgy. Bencag, Airport Avenue
Laoag City 2900
(77) 670 8609

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northwestern University, Philippines's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines


Year of first Accreditation

1932


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asian Society of Teachers for Research (ASTR)
  • American Field Service - Intercultural Program, Philippines (AFS-IPP)
  • Ilocos Consortium for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (ICEERD)
  • Philippine Association for Graduation Education (PAGE)
  • Philippine Society for Educational Research and Evaluation, Inc. (PSERE)
  • Region 1 Health Research and Development Consortium (R1HRDC)

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