Polytechnic University of the Philippines

country rank  8
world rank  5433

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University Overview

Established in 1904, Polytechnic University of the Philippines 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: Taguig, Quezon City, San Juan, Parañaque, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Quezon, Camarines Sur, Batangas, Cavite, Mindoro, Laguna, Abu Dhabi. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution. Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) 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 115 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Philippine higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUP 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

Name
Acronym PUP
Founded 1904
Motto The Country's First Polytechnic U
Colours Maroon and golden yellow

University Location

Address Anonas Street, Sta. Mesa
Manila
1016 National Capital Region
Philippines
Tel +63 (2) 716 2644
Fax +63 (2) 716 1143
Other locations Taguig, Quezon City, San Juan, Parañaque, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Quezon, Camarines Sur, Batangas, Cavite, Mindoro, Laguna, Abu Dhabi

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
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office G/F West Wing, Main Building, Anonas Street, Sta. Mesa
Manila 1016
(2) 335 1798

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Polytechnic University of the Philippines'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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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines


Year of first Accreditation

1990


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accrediting Agency for Chartered Colleges and Universities of the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP)
  • Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities Accrediting Agency, Inc. (ACSCU-AAI)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Universities in Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)

Academic Structure


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