Holy Name University

country rank  80
world rank  9777

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University Overview

Established in 1947, Holy Name University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the large town of Tagbilaran City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Visayas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Holy Name University (HNU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Holy Name University (HNU) 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 higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym HNU
Founded 1947
Motto Benedicite Nomini Eius
Blessed be His Name
Colours Yellow and green

University Location

Address Janssen Heights, J.A. Clarin St.
Tagbilaran City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6300 Central Visayas
T +63 (38) 501 7731
F +63 (38) 412 3387

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Society of the Divine Word - www.svdmissions.org

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education, Philippines

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools-Colleges and Universities PAASCU

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019