University of San Agustin

country rank  104
world rank  10548

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University Overview

Founded in 1904, University of San Agustin is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Iloilo City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Western Visayas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, University of San Agustin (USA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of San Agustin (USA) 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 115 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym USA
Founded 1904
Motto Virtus et Scientia
Virtue and Science
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address General Luna Street
Iloilo City (population range: 250,000-499,999)
5000 Western Visayas
T +63 999 997 1485
F +63 (33) 337 4403

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Admissions, Scholarships and Placement Office, G/F Urdaneta Hall, University of San Agustin, General Luna Street
Iloilo City 5000
+63 9164889379

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Augustinian -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of San Agustin's Library
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 Accrediting Association of Schools-Colleges and Universities PAASCU
  • Federation for Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines FAAP
  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation PACUCOA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Catholic Education Association of the Philippines (CEAP)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019