University of the Philippines in the Visayas

country rank  40
world rank  8202

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University Overview

Established in 1979, University of the Philippines in the Visayas is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Iloilo City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Western Visayas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cebu City, Tacloban City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) 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 40 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Philippine higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UPV
Founded 1979
Motto Honor and Excellence
Colours Up maroon and up forest green

University Location

Address Miagao
Iloilo City (population range: 250,000-499,999)
5023 Western Visayas
Philippines
T +63 (33) 315 9378
F +63
Other locations Cebu City, Tacloban City

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Registrar's Office UP Visayas Miagao
Iloilo City 5023
+63 (33) 315 9378
(33) 315 9631

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019