University of the East

country rank  13
world rank  6232

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University Overview

Founded in 1946, University of the East is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Manila (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), National Capital Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Caloocan City, Quezon City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of the East (UE) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the East (UE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 72 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Philippine higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UE
Founded 1946
Motto In the Service of the Youth, Country and God
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 2219 C. M. Recto Avenue
Manila (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1008 National Capital Region
T +63 (2) 735 5471
F +63 (2) 735 6975
Other locations Caloocan City, Quezon City

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 Admission Rate 50-60%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of the East's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018