Philippine Normal University

country rank  44
world rank  6704

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University Overview

Established in 1901, Philippine Normal University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Manila (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Prosperidad, Alicia, Cadiz City, Lopez. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, Philippine Normal University (PNU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution. Philippine Normal University (PNU) 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 120 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Philippine higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PNU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym PNU
Founded 1901
Motto Truth, Excellence, Service
Colours Royal blue and gold yellow

University Location

Address Taft Avenue, Corner Ayala Boulevard
1000 National Capital Region
Tel +63 (2) 527 0375
Fax +63 (2) 527 0375
Other locations Prosperidad, Alicia, Cadiz City, Lopez

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Taft Avenue corner Ayala Blvd
Ermita, Manila 1000
(2) 527 0376

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediting Agency for Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
  • Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges, Inc. (PASUC)
  • Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines, Inc (AACCUP)
  • Philippine Society for Educational Research and Evaluation, Inc. (PSERE)
  • ASEM Education and Research Hub for Lifelong Learning (ASEM LLL Hub)
  • South Manila Educational Consortium (SMEC)
  • National Network of Normal Schools (3NS)
  • ASEAN Teacher Education Network (AsTEN)
  • Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022