Notre Dame of Dadiangas University

country rank  168
world rank  11448

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University Overview

Founded in 1953, Notre Dame of Dadiangas University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of City of General Santos (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Soccsksargen. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, Notre Dame of Dadiangas University (NDDU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Notre Dame of Dadiangas University (NDDU) 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 65 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 80-90% making this Philippine higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NDDU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym NDDU
Founded 1953
Motto Educatio rationis excellentia et Humanum Integritate
Education Towards Excellence and Human Integrity
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address Marist Avenue
City of General Santos (population range: 250,000-499,999)
9500 Soccsksargen
T +63 (83) 552 4444
F +63 (83) 552 3385

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Marist Avenue
City of General Santos 9500
+63 (83) 552 4444

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Marist Brothers -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Notre Dame of Dadiangas University'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 Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU)


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018