Northwestern University, Philippines

country rank  81
world rank  9750

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Northwestern University, Philippines is a private higher education institution located in the large town of Laoag City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ilocos Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Northwestern University, Philippines (NWU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Northwestern University, Philippines (NWU) 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.

University Identity

Acronym NWU
Founded 1977

University Location

Address Brgy. Bencag, Airport Avenue
Laoag City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
2900 Ilocos Region
T +63 (77) 670 8609
F +63 (77) 771 3814

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northwestern University, Philippines's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019