University of the Visayas

country rank  117
world rank  10794

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University Overview

Established in 1919, University of the Visayas is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Cebu City (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Central Visayas. This institution also has a branch campus in Banilad. Officially recognized by the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, University of the Visayas (UV) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Philippine higher education institution. University of the Visayas (UV) 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 101 years old Philippine higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Philippine higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UV 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 UV
Founded 1919
Motto Amor, Servitium, Humanitas
Love, Leadership and Service to Humanity
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address D. Jakosalem Corner Colon Street
Cebu City
6000 Central Visayas
Philippines
Tel +63 (32) 255 6173
Fax +63 (32) 121 1391
Other locations Banilad

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office
6000
(32) 255-6173

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Visayas's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines


Year of first Accreditation

1948


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020