University of the Assumption

country rank  107
world rank  10593

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, University of the Assumption is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of City of San Fernando (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Luzon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of the Assumption (UA) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of the Assumption (UA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Philippine higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UA
Founded 1963
Motto Scientia, Virtus et Communitas
Knowledge, Virtue, Community Service
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Unisite Subd., Del Pilar
City of San Fernando (population range: 50,000-249,999)
2000 Central Luzon
T +63 (45) 961 3617
F +63 (73) 961 5675

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
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
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office First Floor, Ryan Building
City of San Fernando 2000
+63 (45) 961 3617 local 104

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

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

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation PACUCOA
  • Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools-Colleges and Universities PAASCU

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019